Stories about AT&T

What did Breed’s Nuru announcement really mean?

It’s taken a couple of days, but the local news media have mostly come around to the fact that the real news Friday was not Mayor London Breed’s acknowledgement...

A nonprofit alliance becomes an ally of Big Telecom

It's not unusual for businesses to spend princely sums lobbying government to free them from regulations, which generally means consumer protections are reduced or eliminated.  In a nutshell, that's...

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

They’re at it again.  After losing in their attempt to torpedo net neutrality protections in California, Assembly members are back with a new and better way to make life easier for...

At Creativity Explored, Isaac Haney-Owens curates a vibrant ‘Cityscape’

ART LOOKS Artist Isaac Haney-Owens lives in San Francisco, in the Rincon Hill neighborhood. He likes walking around. He likes the skyline. He likes the diversity of people. He likes...

Review: Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Volta’ zaps, then entrances

The amped-up promo video for Cirque du Soleil's latest big top show Volta (at AT&T Park, through February 3) had me thinking we were in for a full-throttle EDM...

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The last couple of weeks have not been good ones for those who see communications as a social justice issue. The 2015 Open Internet Order, which ensured Internet neutrality and...

The Agenda, June 11-17: A chance to move beyond PG&E

No matter who wins the mayor’s race, there’s a lot of good news from the San Francisco election – and one of the sleeper issues is the passage of...

OPINION: Why political money should be a top issue in the mayor’s race

Pay to Play belongs at the top of the issues in the mayor’s campaign if for no other reason the hundreds of thousands (soon to be a million plus)...

Why we should all care about the FCC’s net neutrality vote

On December 14, the Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to repeal net neutrality. This a huge deal -- everyone should be paying attention to what comes next, and how...

Prosecution portrays Garcia Zarate as sophisticated killer

The prosecution in the trail of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate offered closing arguments today, portraying the homeless immigrant as a sophisticated criminal who carefully plotted to hide a gun...