Stories about California

Tenants block Oakland landlord from sending speculators to inspect apartments

Loud rally keeps investors from entering units during the COVID crisis.

Dare to be a ‘Brave Sis’? It’s all in the planner

Rozella Kennedy's day planner celebrating determined women of color seems just the right thing for right now.

A display of belonging and hope in Chinatown (and on Instagram)

Christine Wong Yap's new projects collect memories and provide art for essential workers and online viewers

Anatomy of a corrupt $125 million city contract

Hearing reveals explosive data on how JCDecaux was in a filthy deal with the city -- a deal that now may be going down the toilet.

New Music: An array of excellent sounds to discover (and artists to support)

Bandcamp Day gives us the opportunity to clue you in on terrific releases, with proceeds going directly to musicians.

Appeals Court upholds Prop. C in major win for local tax measures

Ruling opens the door for citizen initiatives to tax big business -- just when that's most needed.

Black youth a new organizing force in Oakland

Young leaders are expanding and reimagining what solidarity and equity looks like.

OPINION: Keep transit lanes for public transit

The MTA is about to create more transit-only lanes -- but will the Google buses be allowed to use them?

Uber, Lyft drivers take message to CEO’s house

Caravan to Pacific Heights mansion calls for companies to comply with AB 5

Appeals Court hears arguments on SF tax on big businesses

Justices seem to agree that Prop. C was a valid way to raise money for homeless programs.