At the San Francisco , composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars foreground the often-overlooked stories of women and people of color.

Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

Closing argument clashes with everything we have heard about the immigrant accused of killing Kate Steinle

Doormat Division: Beyond mid-level bunglers

We celebrate the all-time losers, the worst teams in the worst league

‘Girls of the Golden West’: a new opera’s fresh take on the Gold Rush

At the San Francisco , composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars foreground the often-overlooked stories of women and people of color.

Puff: Careful what you wish for (or, the Prop 64 blues)

Don't let that pot card expire just yet -- despite being voted in, legalized in California has hit some local bumps in the road.

Small city, Big Oil, upset victories

Steve Early's 'Refinery Town' tells the story of how progressives took back Richmond

Foreign Correspondent: Make Saudi Arabia great again!

Saudi ruler takes a cue from Trump

Zarate prosecutor seeks First-Degree Murder

DA's Office asking judge to instruct jury on a charge that requires planning and premeditation -- something no evidence in the case suggests

Party Radar: Fortnight of fun, fun, fun

Black Coffee, Brown Amy, Sophie, Peggy Gou, Nina Kraviz, Jackmaster, Spanksgiving, Bjork Rave .... and a trip underground to Ginger's!

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