08 Dec 2016

Judge Dismisses 66,000 Warrants Against Homeless Because “It’s the right thing to do”

Here’s some good news! Over the last five years, San Francisco’s Presiding Judge John Stewart and his colleagues have dismissed more than 66,000 arrest warrants for quality-of-life crimes, such as sleeping on the sidewalk. His logic? People living in poverty do not deserve to be put in jail just because they’re too poor to pay a…

05 Dec 2016

Help Those Affected by Tragic ‘Ghost Ship’ Warehouse Fire in Oakland

Sometimes I think I left bits and pieces of my heart in San Francisco, and of course this includes Oakland. The warehouse fire is an absolute tragedy, and my heart breaks for all affected. So far there have been 33 confirmed deaths in the ‘Ghost Ship’ warehouse that also served as an artists collective. The…

27 Nov 2016

Ways You Can Help The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Fight the Dakota Access Pipeline

What’s happening right now in Cannon Ball, North Dakota is beyond words. I could write a long paragraph about what’s happening, but you should already know. And if you don’t: read this, and stay up to date. I could write a long paragraph about my feelings, but I’ll save everyone the energy of writing it…

26 Dec 2015

MiFlight: Avoid Airport Aggravation!

How long is the airport security line? Every flyer wants to know. The answer is here. And we're all part of the solution.




13 Nov 2016

Acts of Kindness to Restore Your Faith in Humanity

November 13 is World Kindness Day, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. These awesome acts of kindness will restore your faith in humanity. This 82 year-old barber brings his chair and clippers to the park to give people a haircut. And all he charges is one hug per haircut. This young woman in…

07 Nov 2016

Reasons Why Not Voting Sort of Makes You a Dick

If you’re a legal resident, 18 years-of-age+, and not incarcerated or on parole, there’s no excuse for not being a registered voter … who actually votes. Voting is not only the kind thing to do, sometimes not voting actually makes you sort of a dick, here’s why: People fought and died for the right to…

27 Oct 2016

Kinda Healthy Halloween Candy That Doesn’t Totally Suck

Halloween is a few days away, and if you’re like most people you either haven’t loaded up on any candy yet, or you have a crap ton of snickers bars. But for the few of you who want to give away and/or eat candy that’s kinda healthy as in vegan, less sugar, less crazy chemicals…

21 Oct 2016

Woman Pays Fee to Release Homeless Man’s Pup from Doggy Jail

Dogs are family, period. But when you’re homeless, your pup’s companionship is one of your few comforts. So when Mark Spencer’s pup named Wilbur was taken to the pound in Huntsville, Alabama, he was devastated. Unable to pay the fees to get Wilbur released, he stood outside a Walmart parking lot with a sign reading…