Stories about Cell Phones

ACT UP fought back, and the world is better for it

Hundreds of AIDS survivors gathered last weekend to look back on 25 years of protest and change.  By The Central Committee (Tim Kingston, Rebecca Hensler,...

The week ACT UP shut SF down

25th anniversary events commemorate historic Sixth International Conference on AIDS protests -- and reunite seminal local activists, Fri/19-Sun/21. By Marke B. JUNE 16, 2015 -- "We were fraught,...

Out with the new: Disposable Film Fest skirts the video edge

Eighth annual mini-festival features low-cost films made on mobile devices, Thu/9 at Castro Theatre.  By Marke B.   SCREEN GRABS We're so used to walking around with lightweight...

Dan Savage’s pornucopia of skin flicks comes to Roxie

Sex writer's Hump! Tour features amateur porn galore, sleek to raw, Feb. 25-28. By Marke B. SCREEN GRABS What's it like watching a dozen homemade pornographic movies...

PARTY RADAR: Black Coffee, MLK & HNY, Disco Daddy, Apollo, Beatpig, more

The week’s choice nightlife and dance floor affairs, Jan. 14-20, 2015 By Marke B. PARTY RADAR House music is a universal language, but that doesn't mean...

SF does almost noting about corruption, grand jury says. Anyone seriously disagree?

By Tim Redmond The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury is the latest group in this city to have lost faith in the ability of the...

Why consumers – and tenants – should be happy about the Leno cell-phone bill victory

State Sen. Mark Leno's cell phone bill could be a sign that Ellis Act reform is also possible. By Tim Redmond MAY 12, 2014 – The...

Sue Hestor’s birthday and a lesson in SF environmental history

  By Tim Redmond I sat next to Sup. David Campos Saturday at the celebration of Sue Hestor's 70th birthday, and at one point he looked...

Politics on Tuesday: Private phones, public business

By Tim Redmond There’s been a lot of fallout from the Chris Christie scandal, but one of the most interesting elements to me was the...

San Francisco’s War on Poor People

By Tim Redmond The federal War on Poverty is 50 years old, and a lot of the news media reports are calling it a failure:...