There's a lot of bad news out there. Here are some positive headlines, fun videos, and inspiring stories to brighten your day.
Today, look for goat meetings, a cute coronavirus newspaper published by an all-kid editorial team in Bernal Heights, Dominique Crenn dancing to Backstreet Boys, and more.
Watch Dominique Crenn and her kitchen crew lighten the mood with a little Backstreet Boys, Instagram
Goat yoga classes are canceled for the time being, but Half Moon Bay's Sweet Farm is getting down with modern times, offering virtual goat hangouts and farm tours for schools, corporations, or just virtual happy hours via Zoom. Read more.
Marin residents have no doubt looked forward to the much-anticipated opening of Hog Island's Larkspur Landing locale. Well good news: Hog Island is now open there, and locals can grab chowder, seafood pastas and sandwiches, oysters, tinned fish, meal kits, and even bloody marys to go. Read more.
Here's Where to Donate and Volunteer in the Bay Area Right Now, The Bold Italic
Food banks, relief funds, school districts, and blood banks all need our help. Read more.
This kid-staffed SF newspaper is the coronavirus break we needed. Here's how it started, San Francisco Chronicle
Local author/dad Chris Colin lead an all-kid staff to publish the 29-page Six Feet of Separation, a digital coronavirus newspaper filled with soul-satisfying flavors of humanity including a seven-year-old's review of dinner (linguine), literary and TV critiques, comics, a recipe for banana bread and, yes, journalism. Read more.
Tadich Grill is one of the city's most iconic old haunts; its staff has been with them for decades. "Our employees are our DNA. We couldn't do this without each and every one of them. My dad's goal is to go through this without losing one employee." Read more.