Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Tag: Agriculture

Teachers, nurses, students rally for Prop. 15

Event at Trump-owned building focuses on property-tax reform.

Big real estate escapes $360 million in annual SF taxes

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Owners of 55 local buildings (including Donald Trump) use Prop. 13 to save millions in taxes that could go to schools and city services.

Special report: Bay Area academics visit Kurds in Northern Syria

Editor's Note: This story by our Foreign Correspondent columnist Reese Erlich is accompanied by photographs by Beth LaBerge. In Laberge's words, "I spent two weeks in June traveling between...

Fall Arts Preview: 10 can’t-miss art shows

FALL ARTS PREVIEW Gallery season leaps into fall affect this week: Check out arts writer Matt Sussman's picks for enlightening, expanding experiences.   Africa State of Mind + Rashaad Newsome at...

China trade war not going well for Trump

  China is coming after us! Time to steel ourselves for battle against the human-rights-violating, currency-manipulating, job-grabbing, intellectual-property-stealing, missile-launching evil doers. Or so Washington, D.C. would like us to believe. Washington’s...

From Gorbachev to ‘Red Joan’: SFFILM Fest gets geopolitical

MOVIES The 62nd SFFILM Festival kicks off next week, and as usual there's a plethora of movies to choose from (see our preview here). In particular, there are several...

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Adults, teens, children and their pets gathered in Green Meadow Park near Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday afternoon March 24. Sen. Bernie Sanders greeted thousands of supporters as...

A Green New Deal protest at Pelosi’s office

  While Rep. Nancy Pelosi jousted with President Trump over a government shutdown and the border wall, about 250 climate activists demanding a Green New Deal shut down entrances to...

Israel loses politically in Gaza battle

Earlier this week the Israeli military and armed groups in Gaza clashed in the worst fighting since their 2014 war. Israeli planes bombed Palestinians, killing seven, wounding 26 and...

Screen Grabs: Festival mania fills local cinemas!

SCREEN GRABS There is surely nowhere in the world with more film festivals per capita than San Francisco. While the bigger annual events are mostly over by this time...