Stories about California

Puff: Hall of Flowers HIGH-lights

Huge expo in Santa Rosa showcased a panoply of new cannabis goods—including some cool surprises.

Memories of the Ulcer Department

'The San Quentin Project,' an inmate-centered photo exhibit at BAMPFA, complicates assumptions of life at CA’s oldest prison.

Breed attacks two progressive reform measures

Mayor uses sleazy 'poison pill' tactic to undermine affordable housing and mental-health care.

The big missing story on the power outages

When will the news media point out that the era of PG&E as our power provider is, and has to be, over?

DA deal? D5 money … and will an 11-year EIR ever die?

Plus a move to get cars off Market Street. That's The Agenda for Oct. 7-13

Talking Yimby, acting Nimby in District 5

Unpacking the failed news media narrative of Nimbys in SF -- and how it applies to the D5 supervisor race.

Best of the Bay 2019: Food & Drink winners

Best Burrito, Best Sushi, Best Brunch, Best Ice Cream, Best Bar Staff, and more

There’s a ‘Mad God’ at the Drunken Film Fest

30 years in the making, visual effects wizard Phil Tippett's short movie finally screens. (Yes there are cocktails.)

Here’s who’s getting rich from tobacco money

Juul's main campaign consultants already have $2.1 million. Plus: The real-estate money in D5 and the cop money in the DA's race.

Beloved techno ex-pat Alland Byallo pops his head in

With new EP 'Rule of Thirds,' the Cali-born, Berlin-based DJ-producer returns with an addictive, ruminative set of tracks.