Stories about California

Arts Forecast: Hemlock Tavern closing, Polk Street Blues Fest, Erasure …

Boris, Brazil in the Gardens, 20th Street Block Party, Sex and the City live, and more great things to do this week.

Drag queens fight for their home after Ellis Act eviction notice

Tenants claim LGBT discrimination in case that goes to trial in November; rally in support on Mon/6 5pm-7pm.

‘Dark Money’ explores the terrible consequences of Citizens United

Kimberly Reed's new documentary follows a Montana journalist as he traces the pernicious effect of corporate money on politics.

The Chron hates ‘dark money’ — except in San Francisco

Plenty of outrage on the national front—but nothing but love for Ron Conway and his secret campaign money at home

Why can’t we fix the DMV?

Assemblymember Phil Ting is taking on a problem that affects almost everyone in the state -- and that plays right into the Republicans' hands.

Arts Forecast: Hip-hop pioneers, classic punks, Hawaiian fun…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Veronica Klaus, the Darts, Waterseed, Karen Solomon's pickling tips, and more to do this week.

Trump, the Deep State, and grassroots democracy

Understanding the two political narratives competing for public attention today - and the one that gets all the news media attention

Biking California’s closed coastal highway

Cruising the beauty of Highway 1: How can a ride this epic be illegal?

Tenant Troubles: My washer broke — should I sign a lease?

In San Francisco, if you don't have a lease it may be harder for the landlord to evict you.

Party Radar: A Wicked weekend, indeed

Gothic Lolita Ball, Doc Sleep, Magda, Pachanga Boys, Charlotte the Baroness—and Wicked celebrates 27 years of legendary raving!