Posts tagged ‘community’

I went down to the demonstration, to get my fair share of pipeline truth

Rally against Keystone XL pipeline outside the US State Department Office at 1 Market St. in San Francisco, February 3rd, 2014. Yesterday saw an unprecedented mobilization…

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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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Moving forward on climate!

On Sunday I went to the Forward on Climate rally in San Francisco to show my support for meaningful action on curbing greenhouse gas emissions and…

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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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My Interview with Bill McKibben

Last Saturday I found myself sitting across the table from Bill McKibben on the outdoor patio of a San Francisco pub, interviewing him about the modern…

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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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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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