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Scott Wiener’s war on local planning

His next round of housing bills force cities to accept growth and displacement—without giving them the money or tools to mitigate it

Erik Prince, Blackwater founder, on ‘shithole countries’

His pro-Trump comments are just a small piece of his truly alarming proposal for a private global spy network

Death of a suitcase

RIP Ralph, who survived the life of a foreign correspondent's luggage for 30 suitcase years

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Cheat Sheet

One-stop holiday shopping spots where you can scoop up special goodies for everyone, and maybe a little something for yourself

Writer and activist David Talbot suffers stroke

He's going to recover, but it's a long road. If you want to help out, there's a GoFundMe

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

Arts Forecast: Trans Film Fest, Renegade Craft Fair, Rebirth Brass Band …

David Sedaris, 3rd-i South Asian Film Fest, International Tea Fest, "Mumu," and more upcoming arts picks.

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Open Studios, Circus Veritas …

... Infinite Wrench, Multiverse, The Bad Plus, Born In Flames, and more fantastic upcoming arts events.

BEST OF THE BAY 2017: SHOPPING WINNERS

Our readers' picks for Best Bookstore, Best Flower Shop, Best Shoe Store, Best Sporting Goods, Best Record Store, and more

How to Save SF’s Heart

Activist and author Jon Golinger talks about how to win campaigns and take this city back