Meet our community hero: Nithin Parthasarathy

Tell us about yourself:  Im a 16-year-old High School student and I am from Orange County, California. Im the founder of the non-profit organization Zero Waste Initiative, dedicated to donating baking goods to charities.  How did your organization get started? It all started in January of 2020 when I was eating at a Brueggers bagel … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Rose Foong

Tell us about yourself:  I was born in Indonesia and was living in Malaysia for a few years. Like everyone else, we love spicy food. I came here as a student and have been living in the US for almost 20 years. Im now located in Daly City by San Francisco borderlines with my family. … Read more

Have You Heard of Bullet Journaling?

woman writing in a journal

bullet journal spotlight bulletjournals (@bulletjournals) September 17, 2018 Until I was introduced to bullet journaling, I used to think that there was no organizational system that could possibly help me organize the messy jumble of thoughts in my head without tedious and often unsustainable effort. There are a million reasons why bullet … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Shovana Thulung

Tell us about yourself: My name is Shovana Thulung and Im from Nepal. Professionally, I am a developer/photographer. I have been living in San Francisco for the past seven years.I created Sew Masks 4 SF as a way to help increase the number of masks being made and distributed in shelters, hospitals, and nursing homes … Read more

Meet our community hero: Kerby Lau

kerby in his garage

Tell us about yourself: I was born and raised in San Francisco, I went to Lincoln High School and after graduation, I joined the airforce as a firefighter before becoming the civilian firefighter that I am now. (been a San Francisco firefighter for 27 years now and might have 3 years left) I also enjoy … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Emanuel Alvarez

Tell us about yourself:  My name is Emanuel and my wife and I are serving and running nonprofit organizations for women and children with needs, escaping domestic violence or homelessness in Guatemala. It all started when we made the decision to adopt our five children and saw all the pain and suffering the kids go … Read more

Meet our Community Hero: Meredith Ayres

delivery day

Tell us about yourself My name is Meredith and Ive been a perinatal nurse for nine years.  I started my nursing career in San Diego after graduation from San Diego State University, go Aztecs!  I moved back up to the bay area and love living in San Francisco!  I love my job because it’s unique … Read more

Fantastic Non-Alcoholic Holiday Drinks

Gingerbread cookie men in a hot cup of cappuccino

We are big fans of the traditional Thanksgiving andChristmas meals. However, the flavors and ingredients of the holidays dont have to live just in desserts and meals all the time. Sometimes we find ourselves aching for something new and fresh in the kitchen. Enter the beverage department: a fun place to spice things up and … Read more

Boozy treats to jazz up your next holiday event

Christmas hot chocolate in a black cup with caramelized oranges, fir branches and candy cane on dark background, Selective focus

With most of us eagerly awaiting this holiday season, one can only wonder what we can do this year that will add a little something new and special into the mix. This list of fun and boozy holiday treats is what youve been looking for.   Boozy Tree Ornaments Want to know what would make Christmas … Read more

Autumn DIY projects for the whole family

pretty autumn lights and pumpins

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and what better way to impress your family and friends than some creative DIY decorations? Here are some simple yet elegant DIY projects that will surely inspire the fall spirit and provide a fun experience for family members of all ages. Mason Jar Leaf Lanterns I must admit, I … Read more