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Beyond the valley of the gig economy

'Raw Deal' author Steven Hill on Uber tech, the perils of California ideologies, and the twilight of the elites.

Screen Grabs: A wave of women behind the camera

Two series showcase cinematography and horror. Plus: Cockettes at 50, transgender in Hong Kong, Leonard Cohen's muse, more

The facts about vaping emerge

Supes hearing produces remarkable data on the public-health impacts of JUUL.

The tensions are going to emerge at the Dem Con this weekend

Nasty tactics in race for party chair reveal larger schisms between leadership and grassroots.

Facebook money and California housing

How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy

Screen Grabs: Going big, from Woodstock to Godzilla

A '70s "acid Western," Brian Depalma's latest, Elton John's biopic, 'Ramblin' Jack,' and more in cinemas this week.

Police chief gives up control of Adachi leak investigation

Mayor orders outside review as Chief Scott admits that the raid on a journalist's house may have been improper.

New study challenges Wiener’s approach to housing

Eminent economic geographers say that deregulation and upzoning will make gentrification in cities like SF much worse.

The Patty Hearst kidnapping and the rise of community-based organizations in SF

Two new books on the bizarre chapter in local history ignore the important political outcome.

Arts Forecast: Bye, bye, Babylon…

Beach Blanket Babylon announces it's closing. Plus: Cerrone, Mercury Soul, Dream Bodies, Bikes to Books, Los Amigos Invisibles, more.