Literally a screenshot

It turns out it was just an allergic reaction to that quantity of guac.
How are we going to talk about local politics without being boring?
I think it worked well with
Yea, when people can vote to put condoms on pornstars, it's not hard.
I think our approach should be fun and absurd. SF is the place for wild ideas.
But no one knows/cares how the city works.
But if we get our friends to care maybe they’ll start going to town halls, BoS meetings...
maybe run for office? #SFmayor2019
I wish. Unlike national politics, local is where anyone can make a real difference.
Just look at Weiner.

By The Bay is led by Jimmy Chion and Yvonne Leow, two San Franciscans, who love almost all things Californian.

We believe local issues like housing, homelessness, immigration, and public transit affect us everyday, but local politics is made for insiders (and confusing AF, which doesn’t help anyone). BTB is our way of changing that. This is how we’re different.

Demystifying how cities work

Beginning with San Francisco and San Jose, BTB takes a deeper dive on why things are the way they are and how they came to be. We’re also creating beautiful, easy to understand state and local voter guides for 2018 midterm elections. We’d love your help.
The Bay is a complex, colorful place and we strive to represent all perspectives fairly. We operate independently from other organizations and/or political parties. The only thing that can sway us is facts (and maybe Mission burritos).
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