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Displacement policy at risk in quiet power struggle

Two regional agencies battling over the future of Bay Area planning -- with social justice in the balance By Zelda Bronstein JULY 21, 2015 --At a time when California state officials...

BIG WEEK: Our guide to essential events July 21-27, 2015

Berkeley Kite Fest, Sing-A-Long Hairspray, High and Mighty Brass Band, Pedalfest 2015, Los Amigos Invisibles, Up Your Alley Fair, and more.  By Marke B. BIG WEEK Ostensible tourist attraction that more locals...

BIG WEEK: Reggaefest, Night Light, National Ice Cream Day, MEX I AM, AC/DShe

Plus: Milk Gayla, Playwrights Festival, Cold Cave, Tenderloin Museum, Art of Rap fest, more: What to do this week, July 14-20, 2015 By Marke B.  Editor's Note: Hey y'all, welcome to...

The politics and economics of the new tenant-protection proposals

Kim's eviction regulations will infuriate the big landlord lobby -- but they could be good news for the local economy By Tim Redmond MARCH 13, 2015 – The new package of...

A chance for undocumented Californians to get health care coverage

SB 4 would expand Medi-Cal to all residents, including those who are left out of Obamacare By Viji Sundaram APRIL 22, 2015 – Painful ulcers on his right leg and the bottom...

The campaign for $15 an hour takes to the Bay Area streets

Actions all over show broad labor, community support for fast-food workers By Tim Redmond APRIL 15, 2015 – Bernardo Montiel works for Jack in the Box. His job is in the...

Prosperity, poverty, and really bad planning

You may not have heard of the Economic Prosperity Strategy -- but it's an alarming, dangerous proposal that could impact the future of San Francisco and the Bay Area...

‘Tartuffe’ storms Berkeley Rep, frock coats awhirl

Hyper-stylish staging -- those costumes! That set! -- and sharp acting make for a blasphemously sexy evening.   By Marke B.  BAY STAGES Despite torturing the homeless, interfering with children, and other somewhat breathtaking...

In Richmond, a battle over a council seat — and the role of grassroots groups

Should four members of a community-based organization control the City Council? Why is that so frightening? By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 24, 2015 – The Richmond City Council meets tonight to try...

There was never an “anti-tech” movement in SF

The protests aren't about technology -- they're about displacement, economic inequality, and bad corporate behavior. And they are part of a long political legacy By Tim Redmond FEBRUARY 18, 2015 –...