Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: berkeley

State auditor attacks local land-use authority

Study of housing agency finances veers into politically disputed territory.

The cops, cannabis, tracking landlords — and are we just done with Zuckerberg?

Plus: a new committee on African American reparations. That's The Agenda for Nov. 30 to Dec. 6

If SF bans smoking weed in your apartment, where could you get high?

Bill would criminalize pot smoking for a large part of the city's population.

Too much turmoil? Try some ‘Nice Jokes for Smart People’

With a new album (and a new baby), comedian Arthur Gaus talks about his refreshingly relatable style

COVID denial is a grim rerun of AIDS denialism

Two decades ago, a cult-like crowd believed that HIV was harmless and AIDS was a plot. Many of them ended up dead.

Music, life, and racial justice at Yerba Buena Gardens Festival’s ‘Creative Voices’

Samora Pinderhughes, Marcus Shelby, Ukulenny, the Curtis Family Cnotes, more featured in lively online series.

Best of the Bay 2020 Readers’ Stories of Resilience and Inspiration

We asked our readers for stories of Bay Area strength and celebration—your responses gave us hope for the new year.

A progressive wave in the East Bay

Victories over big money in Oakland, Richmond, Berkeley, and Antioch shows the power of community organizing.

SIP tight: 7 Cocktails for the end of the world

From Murder Hornets and Molotov Cocktails to a soothing chai soda, bring the apocalypse your parched lips

This weekend, The Breath Project streams 24 nationwide theater works in honor of George Floyd

"It’s another brick in the wall. Or rather, we’re taking the wall down, so it’s a brick out of the wall.”