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We’re closely tracking news related to the struggle of venues in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. We’re aggregating them here so you can follow along as well.

SF Chronicle: San Francisco’s beloved nightlife venues are on the brink of closure. It’s time to step up. (3/3/21)

Presentation of SFVC members to California State Assembly (2/2/21)
Relevant video starts at 2:14:15

48 Hills: Time’s running out for SF’s live music venues. What’s being done to save them? (1/8/21)

KRON4: San Francisco leaders push for financial help to keep nightclubs open (12/30/20)

SF Chronicle: S.F. Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund would send lifeline to nightlife industry (12/29/20)

SF Chronicle: ‘Thrilled, relieved and grateful’: Arts venues to get $15 billion from stimulus (12/29/20)

SFGATE: Supervisor Matt Haney introduces recovery fund to save ‘the heart and soul of S.F.’: its nightlife (12/28/20)

KPIX5: COVID: Haney Proposes Recovery Fund for Live Entertainment in San Francisco (12/23/20)

KQED: Save Our Stages Act Included in Stimulus Package, Promises Relief for Venues (12/21/20)

On Senate Floor Klobuchar Highlights Inclusion of Save Our Stages Bill in Coronavirus Relief Package (12/21/20)

US Senate: Examining the Impact of COVID-19 on the Live Event Entertainment Industry (12/15/20)

KTVU: Bay Area music venues wonder which stages will be left once pandemic ends (12/11/20)

KQED: 2020 Decimated the Concert Industry—And It Can’t Rebuild Without Government Help (12/10/20)

C-SPAN: Sen. Marsha Blackburn on the Live Events Industry (11/09/20)

KQED: Why Your Favorite Venues Will Be In Red Tonight (09/01/20)

Variety: Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir, Congressman Mike Thompson Rally Support for Indie Venues and Save Our Stages Act