Stories about California

PG&E picked a dumb fight with SF; will the city now pursue public power?

The passage of Prop. A means SF now can start building its own electric distribution system -- and the folks at PG&E are giving the supes every reason to do so

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

A hot-button ‘Ring’ at SF Opera? You bet your Brünnhilde

#MeToo, environmentalism, and deeply personal stories—director Francesca Zambello brings out the contemporary side of Wagner's epic.

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

The movement for economic human rights -- by the unhoused -- continues its national trek

Tenant Troubles: How do I get my roommate to leave?

It's not easy -- and it shouldn't be. Hiring a lawyer and doing an eviction is expensive and ugly, so look for other options

LGBT leaders come together to denounce wedding cake ruling

On election eve, solidarity against the attack on queer people's legal rights

The (Election Day) Agenda: It’s going to be close

Here's where to find results, election-night parties, and last-minute info on how to vote. Plus: Is tech a big factor in the race -- and who is really a progressive, anyway?

The big right-wing money in key East Bay Assembly race

Govern for California, brought to you by charter-school lovers and Ron Conway, is a major player in the race for a Richmond-Berkeley-Oakland seat

Ron Conway money helps GOP effort to keep control of Congress

SF powerbroker, who is attacking Leno and Kim, gave the maximum contribution to a Republican in a key swing district that could determine if the Democrats retake the House

Heaven’s Gate reverberates in mystical coming-of-age tale ‘Barn Owl’

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft... to Evan Johnson's new play, featuring UFOs, visionary elders, drum circles, and 'California mystique.'