Sunday, April 18, 2021

Tag: Cell Phones

New Music: Fake Fruit’s sharp debut gives broken dick chords and suffers no fools

Bay Area band's self-titled LP zooms through frontperson Hannah D’Amato's fire-breathing kiss-offs.

Moscone vaccination site is fast and efficient

Downtown site distributes 6000 COVID shots per day, but there's no reason to be daunted by smooth process

No cell phone? No vaccine.

Seniors who aren't tech-savvy and don't have cell phones are completely left out of the vaccination process in SF.

Bay View editor may take legal action against private prison company

Keith Malik Washington charges that the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the Geo Group retaliated after he contacted a reporter about a COVID outbreak in a halfway house.

COVID outbreak — and media crackdown — at private halfway house in Tenderloin

Center run by private prison contractor on lockdown, and resident punished for contacting the news media about it.

The last time an SF cop was charged with killing a Black man

It was 1968. The trial was a sensation. The outcome was a disaster.

Special Report: HIV, COVID, and the Latinx community

A deadly virus enters the United States and disproportionately hits Black and Brown communities, while the White House fails to respond quickly to the needs of these populations. The description...

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Of all the tools of mass surveillance deployed by law enforcement, private industry and the federal government, Facial Recognition Technology poses by far the greatest threat to civil liberties,...

For thriller ‘Uncut Gems,’ an electronic soundtrack of erupting chakras

Daniel Lopatin, AKA electronic musician Oneohtrix Point Never, teams up with directors Josh and Benny Safdie a second time to deliver a supernaturalistic score, which documents the inner dreams of the sociopathic New Yorker dirtball Howard "Bling" Ratner—whose...

Foreign Correspondent: A New Arab Spring in Lebanon and Iraq

Hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and Lebanese have been demonstrating in the streets against corruption and for democratic rights. The protestors come from all economic classes and religious and...