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From Beets to Bee-Keeping to Butchering: The Institute of Urban Homesteading From Beets to Bee-Keeping to Butchering: The Institute of Urban Homesteading

By Jessica Metcalf

K. Ruby Blume believes that "Everyone should be able to grow some food." She's the founder and Headmistress of the Institute of Urban Homesteading in Oakland, CA.

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The Trappist: A European Ale House In Sunny California The Trappist: A European Ale House In Sunny California

By Jessica Metcalf

Love beer? Make a pilgrimage to The Trappist in Oakland, CA. Featuring a staggering 25 rotating beers on tap, the Trappist also serves 100 different Belgian, Dutch, Scandinavian, and American craft brews.

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Tenderloin HIP: Transforming San Francisco's Seediest Neighborhood Tenderloin HIP: Transforming San Francisco's Seediest Neighborhood

By Jim Caton

The Tenderloin area of San Francisco derives its very name from the chronic need and violence that have characterized it for over a century. At Tenderloin HIP, a collective effort of nonprofits, government agencies, and corporate partners is bringing real change to the area.

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Fly Away at Trapeze Arts Fly Away at Trapeze Arts

By Elisha Neubauer

Every kid dreams of joining a travelling circus. At Trapeze Arts in Oakland, CA, students from 2 to 82 learn circus arts from the flying trapeze to juggling and acrobatics.

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The Fox Oakland: A City Landmark Reborn The Fox Oakland: A City Landmark Reborn

By Elisha Neubauer

Despite having scarcely escaped demolition on multiple occasions, the Fox Oakland Theater has survived and become a hub for entertainment and arts education in the Bay Area.

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Homeroom Mac and Cheese: Warm, Gooey, Gourmet Nostalgia Homeroom Mac and Cheese: Warm, Gooey, Gourmet Nostalgia

By Elisha Neubauer

Allison Wade and Erin Arevalo discovered a shared love of mac and cheese, quit their jobs, and opened a gourmet mac and cheese restaurant in Oakland, CA.

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Hope is on the Menu at San Francisco's Project Open Hand Hope is on the Menu at San Francisco's Project Open Hand

By Kelly Gallagher

Life is different when you're fighting a serious illness. The time and energy it takes to perform everyday tasks, such as cooking and grocery shopping, simply evaporates. Project Open Hand is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing ailing individuals groceries, prepared meals, and nutritional counseling.

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How Low-Income Bay Area Students are Beating the Odds How Low-Income Bay Area Students are Beating the Odds

By Allison Wilson

College can be a challenging time for anyone. For first generation college students, those challenges are often amplified. Students Rising Above is a competitive program that provides an all-encompassing program of support services and guidance, giving first generation, low-income Bay Area students the tools they need to succeed.

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BANDALOOP: A High Flying Vertical Dance Troupe BANDALOOP: A High Flying Vertical Dance Troupe

By Robert Dellamano

BANDALOOP is a vertical dance performance troupe that performs on the sides of skyscrapers, cliffs, billboards, and bridges.

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Project Homeless Connect Mobilizes Community to Assist Thousands of Homeless San Franciscans Project Homeless Connect Mobilizes Community to Assist Thousands of Homeless San Franciscans

By Kelly Gallagher

Many cities across the United States have implemented programs to provide assistance to those struggling with homelessness, but few can compare to San Francisco's Project Homeless Connect (PHC). Homeless individuals receive everything from haircuts to legal advice at large scale events under one roof.

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