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Deciding who is essential: how the virus has impacted small businesses in Texas

Deciding who is essential: how the virus has impacted small businesses in Texas
Editor's note: As a Texas native, Patrick Tamayo wanted to cover how the stay at home orders were in effect in a different state and its impact on small businesses
May 1, 2020

As the highly contagious novel coronavirus spread across the nation, small businesses have had crucial decisions to make — regardless if they were labeled essential or non-essential. Being deemed non-essential...

Star Wars cosplayers remain dedicated during COVID-19

 Stormtrooper Craig Gaylord joined Police Officer Kenny Ferrigno from the Santa Rosa Police Department to model proper social distancing and encourage residents to wear appropriate face coverings in public
May 1, 2020

“It was one of the first movies I remember watching where I was completely enthralled,” Thomas Orlando, amateur “Star Wars” costumer, said. “I didn’t wanna take my eyes off the screen.” “Star...

Tips on how to work from home and shelter-in-place with kids

photo by Clara Applegarth
April 20, 2020

While cities across the globe continue to shelter in place to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, parents and childcare workers are essentially working overtime and, if attending school or working from home,...

Seeing rainbows through the storm

A lone runner jogs past a large rainbow near Haight St.
April 14, 2020

As the world attempts to cope with a global pandemic and many countries enforce social distancing, it is easy to feel hopeless and alone. But in the midst of it all, people are choosing to share messages...

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