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Why no COVID vaccine requirements for Giants fans?

Concession staffers have to get the shot—but people cheering and shouting in a packed stadium can threaten the workers and themselves.

Under the Stars: St. Vincent, Thao, Eris Drew, more musical highlights

A funky new release from KAAM and Andy Schauf's live show are among this week's releases and appearances.

Berkeley director meets Icelandic elves in ‘The Seer and the Unseen’

Sara Dosa talks about filming a unique intersection of mystical beings and environmental activism.

DoorDash drivers go to CEO’s door to demand fair wages and working conditions

The company offered 120 precent of minimum wage when it wanted to pass Prop. 22. But workers say they are still getting a raw deal.

Students demand that teacher pension fund revoke fossil fuel investments

CalSTRS holds $6 billion in fossil-fuel company stock, and the next generation wants to see a dramatic change.

Bridge housing talks about community empowerment …

... and then supports two bad housing bills that do the exact opposite. And they want my money.

Forever Coastin’: Reflecting on the loss of iconic Oakland rapper Zumbi

We lost a rapper, father, and community pillar. But Zumbi's legacy is rooted in us all.

Rada drums, hammer, and sickle: Oakland artist configures new worlds

Haitian-born creator Rivka Louissaint takes seriously art's potential for social change.

Screen Grabs: A stricken hero fights for better healthcare in ‘Not Going Quietly’

Plus a slew of affecting new docs on Barbara Lee, immigration tragedy, arthouse beginnings, and celebrity worship.

‘Respect’ director spotlights Aretha Franklin’s mighty activism

Former Berkeley Rep director Liesl Tommy grew up under South African apartheid, values music's transformative power