Saturday, March 6, 2021

Tag: Bernal

Books: ‘Pura Neta,’ the Mission, and the price of gentrification

An interview with author Benjamin Bac Sierra on his new and powerful novel.

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.
Nickolas Muray, "Frida with Olmeca Figurine, Coyoacán," 1939

Arts Forecast: Museums reopen, Litquake rolls out… and music in parklets?

Plus: SOMArts DĂ­a de los Muertos show, DJ Mark Farina, California Symphony, 'Heads of Hip Hop, more.

The Agenda: State housing battle plays out before SF supes

Mar wants ABAG to recognize that SF has already approved more luxury housing that it needs.

Books: A fun ride through SF and NorCal in the 1980s

I’ve known Daniel Ben-Horin for many years – as  journalist, as the head of Media Alliance way back in the days when I was a young reporter, and as...

Finally, a monument to a victim of police violence

For the first time in history, San Francisco will soon have a permanent monument to a person of color killed by the police. I was up on Bernal Hill the...

Would Walton’s CAREN bill have saved Alex Nieto’s life?

Sup. Shamann Walton has introduced legislation that would make it illegal to call 911 based on racial profiling, and the so-called CAREN act is already getting national attention. The problem...

Screen Grabs: Frameline’s Pride Showcase cruises onto your laptop

Frameline without the audience is a funny prospect—imagine the dismay among those patrons whom COVID has denied their annual chance to conspicuously stand near the front of the auditorium...

Which side of the ‘house divided’ are you on?

This morning I made the dire mistake of reading twitter comments on a San Francisco Chronicle report of protesters at SF Mayor London Breed's house. The tenor was "These...