Stories about ACT

Fall Arts aflame! The 50+ best things to do this season

Awesome festivals, fantastic concerts, great movies galore, and more must-see nightlife, dance, and visual arts highlights.

Statewide tenant group celebrates ten years of organizing

Friday night event celebrates the first effort to organize California renters since the 1980s

Business districts use public money to attack homeless people, study finds

UC Berkeley report shows how obscure state law allows Business Improvement Districts, funded in part by taxpayers, to lobby for anti-homeless laws

Screen Grabs: I Am Not a Witch, Iranian Film Fest, Blaze …

A Marcello Mastroianni retrospective, The Sisters Brothers, The Children Act, and more in cinemas his week: Read our reviews.

Governor Brown’s climate shortcomings are bad for our health

The governor needs to shut down the toxic oil and gas wells -- or stop claiming he's an environmental champion

Screen Grabs: Yayoi Kusama, Latino Film Fest, Nosferatu …

Club Foot Orchestra, tributes to Luchino Visconti and Frederick Wiseman, a hokey 'Grease 2,' 'Poor Little Rich Girl,' and more in cinemas this week

The complex politics of Myanmar …

...and why the US should help the refugees but avoid sanctions

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

The case for another Rape Treatment Center in SF

One hospital is not enough -- and there may be federal money to help expand services in SF

The real rent control debate

Effective controls on rents help local economies -- no matter what the landlords say about Prop. 10