Stories about ACT

Police commission defies Sunshine Task Force and refuses new vote on Tasers

Open-government watchdog says that vote to approve stun guns was illegal -- but the mayoral appointees on the commission dismissed that argument and want to move forward with arming cops with a new dangerous weapon.

An ethics pledge for the district attorney race

Two candidates agree not to take money from DA Office employees, bail bonds companies or corporate PACs. It's a start.

How the war in Yemen could end — in a matter of days

Enforcing an obscure US law 'would affect their ability to fight immediately.'

Screen Grabs: Never mind the Oscars, we’ve got screwballs and Pod People

Furry friends, WWE wrestlers, San Francisco classics, and Humanoids from the Deep will foil Academy glitz.

Finding out why ‘All Your Favorite Music is (Probably) Black’

Composer Mark Montgomery French tells another side of American musical history with his multimedia presentation at MOAD.

Police-reform advocates push Assembly bill to restrict shootings

Legislation would set clear statewide standards for the use of deadly force.

Detailing the splashy brilliance of Berkeley Rep’s ‘Metamorphoses’

Actor Benjamin Ismail describes the challenging rewards of bringing Ovid's myths to the stage—in a pool of water.

Review: In ‘Seascape,’ a day at the beach—with giant lizards

ACT's production of Edward Albee's Pulitzer-winning play weighs big questions on domestic, and reptilian, scales.

ACLU sues after Sacramento sheriff blocks Black Lives Matter on Facebook

Case could expand the First Amendment right of critics to be heard on public officials' pages.

Review: A marvelous Chinatown ride in ‘King of the Yees’

From a Sichuan Face Changer to an onstage 'Shrimp Boy,' Lauren Yee's play is a hilarious, thought-provoking experience.