Stories about ACT

Oakland moms make national statement with housing victory

Deal to put vacant Oakland home in a land trust sparks national discussion over real-estate speculation and vacant houses.

All Ears: 17 music releases to look forward to in 2020

Future funk, post-grunge, global Creole, surf rock, avant pop, and more on the musical menu for the new year.

The Chron’s bizarre (but predictable) attack on Chesa Boudin

A former POA consultant is the only source for a ridiculous headline and a story that makes an ordinary political transition look like a scandal. Why?

Screen Grabs: A very contemporary Les Misérables

Plus: an incredible tale of 70,000 VHS tapes, the Village People's disco disaster, and more in cinemas this week.

Moms4Housing stand up to eviction

'This isn’t the end, this is the beginning of a movement'

Cartooning the Japanese Internment, through George Takei’s eyes

In a book and show at the Cartoon Art Museum, illustrator Harmony Becker realizes a US tragedy in fine-grained detail.

How ICE treats transgender people — a horror story

Court filing says Salinas woman has been denied medicine, appropriate clothing, and access to lawyer after being unexpectedly moved from Yuba County to Texas.

Wiener’s housing deregulation bill is back!

Plus: A settlement with the city's worst planning scofflaw -- and what is a sustainable neighborhood? That's The Agenda for Jan. 5 to Jan 12.

What’s really going on with the US and Iran?

Reese Erlich, who has reported from the region for 20 years, sorts out the impact of Trump's drone attack that killed a popular Iranian general.

The violence of wealth-hoarding

The billionaires have undiagnosed hoarder-clutter disease -- and their greed is killing the rest of us.