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PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

The passage of Prop. A means SF now can start building its own electric distribution system -- and the folks at PG&E are giving the supes every reason to do so

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

Plus how to support the Tenants Union and the first big debate for D10 candidates

D4 supervisors race is now wide open

Anointed front-runner Jessica Ho now has some serious competition -- and this seat could be in play for progressives

Leno has conceded. Breed is the next mayor

The next round of politics: Who is the D5 supe? Who is the next board president? And what happens in 2019?

Pride gets Xtra with vogue legend grand marshalls Luis and Jose Xtravaganza

From Madonna's pinnacle to new FX series 'Pose,' the most recognizable faces of the dance form will celebrate its longevity in the parade, Sun/24.

Blasting off from the Catskills in ACT’s ‘A Walk on the Moon’

World premiere musical takes on the social upheaval of the '60s with beautiful voices and plenty of chutzpah.

Pride gets Xtra with vogue legend grand marshalls Luis and Jose Xtravaganza

From Madonna's pinnacle to new FX series 'Pose,' the most recognizable faces of the dance form will celebrate its longevity in the parade, Sun/24.

Blasting off from the Catskills in ACT’s ‘A Walk on the Moon’

World premiere musical takes on the social upheaval of the '60s with beautiful voices and plenty of chutzpah.

OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

Breed moves to undermine new board majority

She is stepping down steps as board president (but not supervisor) to help the old moderate majority pick her successor -- just days before a new D8 supe is sworn in

Party Radar: ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2018

Crystal Waters, Horse Meat Disco, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Yaeji, Kehlani, TS Madison, Hot Pants, Stud Puppy, and tons more for your rainbow journey.

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OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

Breed moves to undermine new board majority

She is stepping down steps as board president (but not supervisor) to help the old moderate majority pick her successor -- just days before a new D8 supe is sworn in

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

The passage of Prop. A means SF now can start building its own electric distribution system -- and the folks at PG&E are giving the supes every reason to do so

D4 supervisors race is now wide open

Anointed front-runner Jessica Ho now has some serious competition -- and this seat could be in play for progressives

The Agenda, June 18-24: Supes to radically change notice requirements on development

Plus how to support the Tenants Union and the first big debate for D10 candidates

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Police Commission meets behind closed doors on Tasers

Why is a lawyer who used to work for the police union now representing the Police Commission on its negotiations with the police union?

Leno has conceded. Breed is the next mayor

The next round of politics: Who is the D5 supe? Who is the next board president? And what happens in 2019?

Tenant Troubles: Can I add two roommates? Should I?

Is it a good idea to move out, sort of, but keep a rent-controlled unit by subletting to new "roommates?"

Breed now well ahead with only 8,000 to count

It seems likely at this point that Mayor Breed will take office in July -- and the next stage of the battle for the city will begin immediately

The North Korea summit: We have been here before

Why Washington hawks will block any real peace agreement -- as they always have in the past

Cops again try to interfere with Taser policy and reforms

SFPOA still demanding the right to "meet and confer" on a critical use of force and weapons issue.

Breed’s lead grows, but not by much

This latest survey adds just 21 votes to her lead with 17,000 still to count

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

The movement for economic human rights -- by the unhoused -- continues its national trek

In News + Politics

Arts + Culture

Pride gets Xtra with vogue legend grand marshalls Luis and Jose Xtravaganza

From Madonna's pinnacle to new FX series 'Pose,' the most recognizable faces of the dance form will celebrate its longevity in the parade, Sun/24.

Blasting off from the Catskills in ACT’s ‘A Walk on the Moon’

World premiere musical takes on the social upheaval of the '60s with beautiful voices and plenty of chutzpah.

Party Radar: ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2018

Crystal Waters, Horse Meat Disco, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Yaeji, Kehlani, TS Madison, Hot Pants, Stud Puppy, and tons more for your rainbow journey.

Screen Grabs: Lair of the White Worm, Westwood, Mrs Hyde….

En El Séptima Día, Daisies, Cielo, and more in cinemas this week. Plus: Opera Plaza Cinemas are in trouble, here's how to help.

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

Fantastic Negrito, Fatima Yamaha, Boris Godunov, Seinfeld Trivia Night (with Seinfeld-themed menu!) and more on tap this week.

Screen Grabs: Frameline Festival, Mi Vida Loca, Summer 1993 …

Nancy, Nossa Chape, Lost Landscapes of NY, a Michaelangelo Antonioni retrospective and more great things in cinemas this week.

A hot-button ‘Ring’ at SF Opera? You bet your Brünnhilde

#MeToo, environmentalism, and deeply personal stories—director Francesca Zambello brings out the contemporary side of Wagner's epic.

In classic doc ‘Sing Faster,’ stagehands tackle epic ‘Ring Cycle’

As Wagner's bombastic masterpiece returns to SF Opera, filmmaker Jon Else's 2000 documentary highlights the humans backstage.

Swimming through teen girls’ intense friendship in ‘Dry Land’

Grace Ng, star of new Shotgun Players production, speaks about the play that begins with a boom and doesn't let up.

Puff: A little dab will do ya

Concentrates are all the rage in the cannabis world: Here's an introduction to the sticky trend.

Arts Forecast: A Princely debut, the Science of Rhythm, Haight Street Fair, more …

Lydia Lunch, Speedy Ortiz, Meat Beat Manifesto, A History of Violence, the Art of Romanowski, and more on tap this week.

Screen Grabs: Ocean’s 8, Hereditary, American Animals …

A luminous tribute to Greta Garbo, Stanley Kubrick's right hand man, an architecturally themed showcase, and more great things in cinemas this week.

Ficks’ Picks: A guide to the CROSSROADS 2018 experimental film festival

SF Cinematheque's annual eye-popper ranges far and wide, from American commercials and Chinese streets to a tribute to local genius Paul Clipson.

Stephen Spinella: Playing Trump and Reagan’s lawyer in ‘Angels in America’

The great Broadway and film actor plays Roy Cohn in Berkeley Rep's blockbuster revival—25 years after originating one of the other main roles.

Docfest: We’re giving away 60 pairs of tickets! Here’s how to win.

Snag a pair of seats at great shows this weekend: Getting Naked, A Shot in the Dark, Mole Man, Unfractured, AHOY, Silicone Soul

Screen Grabs: Hot docs, silent classics, Bergman at 100 …

Docfest and Silent Film Fest highlight a week of great films. Plus: How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Angels Wear White, more

Heaven’s Gate reverberates in mystical coming-of-age tale ‘Barn Owl’

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft... to Evan Johnson's new play, featuring UFOs, visionary elders, drum circles, and 'California mystique.'

Keith Hennessy’s fiercely political, achingly intimate ‘Crotch’ and ‘Sink’

A classic revival at CounterPulse and a new work at Joe Goode Annex showcase the essential performance artist's changing concerns.

Puff: More joys of microdosing

Get slightly juiced—and even survive a hangover—with small-dose products like Somatik's chocolate-covered goji berries or a shot of Kwik Ease.

Don’t stand back, it’s time for ‘Night of 1,001 Stevies’

Tarot readings, plenty of scarves, and a landslide of live bands at Bottom of the Hill for Access: Women’s Health Justice benefit, Fri/25

In Arts + Culture

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OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

Breed moves to undermine new board majority

She is stepping down steps as board president (but not supervisor) to help the old moderate majority pick her successor -- just days before a new D8 supe is sworn in

Party Radar: ULTIMATE PRIDE GUIDE 2018

Crystal Waters, Horse Meat Disco, Evelyn "Champagne" King, Yaeji, Kehlani, TS Madison, Hot Pants, Stud Puppy, and tons more for your rainbow journey.

Blasting off from the Catskills in ACT’s ‘A Walk on the Moon’

World premiere musical takes on the social upheaval of the '60s with beautiful voices and plenty of chutzpah.

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

The passage of Prop. A means SF now can start building its own electric distribution system -- and the folks at PG&E are giving the supes every reason to do so

D4 supervisors race is now wide open

Anointed front-runner Jessica Ho now has some serious competition -- and this seat could be in play for progressives

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.