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Mar 23, 2020
San Francisco

SF's hairdressers, aestheticians left without income in COVID-19 crisis

Nearly all stylists, facialists and manicurists are independent contractors responsible for their own healthcare, as well as rent for their spaces. Read More

Mar 19, 2020
San Francisco

Bay Area yoga teachers scramble to adapt as shelter-in-place shutters studios

"The predictions as to how long this will last are too long for most small businesses to stay afloat," one studio owner said. Read More

Mar 18, 2020
San Francisco

Pet owners face new hurdles as shelter-in-place impacts Bay Area veterinarians

SF's pets can still go to the vet under the shelter-in-place order, but many vets are concerned about the risk of virus spread at their offices. Read More

Mar 18, 2020
San Francisco

Craigslist price-gougers could face legal penalties for marked-up COVID-19 supplies

Selling marked-up masks, hand sanitizer and toilet paper isn't just unethical — it's illegal. Read More

Mar 17, 2020
San Francisco Mission

Trans-inclusive SF clinic may close its doors in midst of coronavirus epidemic

Transgender clients of the Mission's Lyon-Martin Health Services have protested the clinic's imminent closure, saying it's the only place they can receive inclusive care. Read More

Mar 13, 2020
San Francisco

Event restrictions amid COVID-19 have 'devastating' impact on gig economy, workers say

Hoodline spoke recently to performers, bar owners, photographers, and stagehands about the cancellations, which they say have severely affected their work and income streams. Read More

Mar 13, 2020
San Francisco

Event cancellations and postponements grow in San Francisco amid COVID-19 concerns

Many San Francisco venues and organizers are halting large and small gatherings this month in an effort to stymie the spread of COVID-19. We rounded up a list of them for you. Read More

Mar 13, 2020
San Francisco Upper Haight

Haight Ashbury Free Clinic, newly reopened, seeks volunteers

The Haight's historic volunteer clinic is re-opening for weekly services, Thursdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., and actively seeking new volunteers. Read More

Mar 10, 2020
San Francisco

Here are Berkeley's top 4 massage spots

Check to see if your favorite business made the list. Read More

Mar 06, 2020
San Francisco Castro

Castro's Lesbians Who Tech & Allies Summit postponed due to COVID-19 concerns

The summit for LGBTQ+ women in tech had been set to return to the Castro Theatre next month. Read More

Mar 05, 2020
San Francisco

2 coronavirus cases diagnosed in SF; Lowell High closes after student exposed to patient

Two San Franciscans have been hospitalized with COVID-19, while Lowell High has closed out of caution over a student exposed to a patient. Read More

Feb 24, 2020
San Francisco

The 4 best eyebrow service spots in Berkeley

Looking for solid eyebrow service spots around Berkeley? Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Feb 10, 2020
San Francisco

New Live Fit Gym location makes Cole Valley debut

A new gym and personal training spot has opened its doors in the neighborhood. Read on for more details. Read More

Feb 07, 2020
San Francisco Chinatown Union Square

Despite coronavirus fears, SF's Chinese New Year parade, community fair forge on

Other California cities have cancelled their Lunar New Year festivities over the virus, but in SF, the parade will go on as planned. Read More

Feb 05, 2020
San Francisco

Berkeley's top 3 waxing spots

Looking for great waxing spots around Berkeley? Here's a rundown of the top such businesses, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Feb 03, 2020
San Francisco Bayview Hunters Point

SF public defender aims to 'heal the community' with new Bayview yoga studio

Public defender Carmen Aguirre is taking her work in Bayview one step further, opening an affordable yoga studio designed to serve locals. Read More

Jan 31, 2020
San Francisco

The 5 best eyelash service spots in Berkeley

Looking for great eyelash service spots around Berkeley? Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Jan 30, 2020
San Francisco

The 3 best yoga spots in Berkeley

Looking for great yoga spots around Berkeley? Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Jan 22, 2020
San Francisco

A sushi spot, an indoor playground and a 'dog birthday cake' specialist: Meet SF's newest businesses

Whether you're looking for a new workout studio, some Japanese food or an elaborate birthday treat for your dog, these spots are here to help. Read More

Jan 14, 2020
San Francisco

Berkeley's 4 top hair salons (that won't break the bank)

Looking for the best affordable hair salons in Berkeley? Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city in your price range, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Jan 08, 2020
San Francisco

What's Berkeley's top strength training gym?

Get moving with the best strength training options near you. Read More

Jan 06, 2020
San Francisco

Here are Berkeley's top 5 martial arts spots

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top martial arts spots around Berkeley. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Jan 03, 2020
San Francisco

Here are Berkeley's top 5 personal training spots

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top personal training spots around Berkeley. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More

Dec 12, 2019
San Francisco Lower Nob Hill

Get your kicks at new Muay Thai gym in Lower Nob Hill

The new gym, California Martial Athletics, offers classes in Muay Thai, boxing and general fitness. Read More

Dec 06, 2019
San Francisco

Here are Berkeley's top 4 eyewear and opticians spots

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top eyewear and opticians spots around Berkeley. Here's a rundown of top businesses in the city, with ratings, photos and more. Read More