Posts from the ‘community’ category

Sunday Streets SF: Love me Tenderloin Edition

Two weekends ago, San Francisco’s migrating street party known as Sunday Streets found itself a warm spot right smack in the middle of the city’s Tenderloin…

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A Declaration of INTERdependence

Independence is a big and important word in American history and culture. A noble concept in and of itself, it reaches far and deep into the…

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Eco triptych: Compost giveaway, corporate breakaway, and climate rideaway, in a day around the bay

Last Saturday was one of those days on the calendar that seems to magically attract all the cool happenings around town. Usually with multiple invitations on…

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The Good Food Revolution Goes Vertical

This is a story about something that is right in this world. It’s a story of inspiration and real world solutions, a down to earth celebration…

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Biking the train to the swap meet, or life in a carbon-proportionate world

About a month ago I got a snapshot of what it might be like to live in a less fossil-fueled and growth-driven world. I had been…

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200 — or why I (still) love to blog

That’s the number of posts I’ve written here on this little blog o’ mine. I don’t often do much housekeeping because I’m so focused on the…

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Happy Dia de los Muertos

Note: I wrote this a couple of years ago, but it’s always a fun re-post. Excited to pay my tributes to the ancestors and those who…

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Urban Prototyping: Magical Pieces of the Future

Living in San Francisco, I’ve come to appreciate and almost expect my fellow residents’ relentless drive for innovative use of urban spaces, to redefine what it…

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Liberating Streets: Of bubbles, hobby horses, and tumbling towers

Today Sunday Streets returned to my neighborhood in San Francisco’s Mission District. Sunday Streets is an event organized by the City of San Francisco, MTA, and…

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A 21st century small town vibe in the big city

A couple of months ago I visited three cohousing communities in the East Bay for an assignment I was doing for Yes! Magazine. The article just…

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