Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: Nurses

Tom Ammiano’s feisty new memoir tells all, from Milk to mayoral run

In 'Kiss My Gay Ass,' the eminent politico, activist, comedian, teacher, and personality spills the tea.

Tori Amos: ‘Artists will be the second round of responders’

Singer-songwriter Tori Amos is quick to applaud the first responders—the doctors, nurses, and EMTs—who are currently risking their lives to save others during the coronavirus pandemic. But the “Silent All...

DJs and musicians scramble for income in devastated scene

Governor Newsom's announcement last Tuesday that live shows and concerts are unlikely to happen until there is a COVID-19 vaccine, which may be as far as 12-18 months away,...

SOMA Pilipinas restaurants pivot to feed community

San Francisco’s Kultivate Labs, the nonprofit economic development and arts organization that has been instrumental in establishing the SOMA Pilipinas Cultural District, which recognizes and celebrates the local Filipino community,...

Foreign Correspondent: Here comes the recession

The current recession was triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. But after 11 years of economic boom, a capitalist bust was inevitable. And it’s being made worse by the Trump...

In Hong Kong, protests and precautions at Chinese New Year

My wife (she prefers that label) and I travel to the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region each year to visit her relatives, in particular, her aging mother. This year,...

Is SF General ready for the crisis?

The Board of Supes is still meeting at this point, although the board is encouraging people to submit comments online and avoid public gatherings if possible. All of the...

Aptos students walk out for safety — and resources

“Now we rise, now we stand, for our safety, hand in hand!” These are the words that more than 100 students from Aptos Middle School chanted during a student walkout...

‘Families first’ public defender enters D7 race

UPDATED: A public defender who coaches girls' basketball at a Catholic school announced today that’s he’s running for supervisor. With about 100 supporters lined up in front of St. Thomas More...

SF 2019 Housing scorecard is really bleak

On the day that State Sen. Scott Wiener is announcing a new bill to mandate more private-market housing – which means, given the economics of San Francisco, high-end luxury...