Stories about climate change

Sanders comes to SF to talk about ending student debt

Packed town hall hears proposals to make higher education free for everyone.

Big Telecom tries another deregulation scam in Sacramento

In the name of protecting internet calls, bill would eliminate state control over pretty much every type of telecommunications in California.

AIDS, sex, and ‘Illuminations on Market Street’

Activist-author Benjamin Heim Shepard turns to fiction, inspired by working in an SF AIDS housing program in the mid-1990s.

After 50 years, SF poised to move on public power

Plus: The Chron asks some questions about homelessness. That's The Agenda for July 29-Aug 4

‘In the name of climate sanity’

Hearing shows there is no way for the city to meet its greenhouse-gas goals without controlling Uber, Lyft, and car-based delivery services. Hello, Sacramento?

Screen Grabs: A Japanese master of ‘The Human Condition’ gets his due

Plus: Frozen Film Festival, The Farewell, a Blaxploitation classic, Sword of Trust, Sea of Shadows, and more in cinemas this week.

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

Not a great night for Bernie. A "breakout" for Kamala Harris. Elizabeth Warren still the overall winner -- but Biden is done, period.

The first debate: Elizabeth Warren the consensus winner

Castro and Booker also emerge from pack, despite some very bad questions from the moderators.

People in cages, Earth under attack in occupied colonial land

Horrors and some nasty surprises on a poverty tour of the Southwest

Wiener’s gut-and-amend tactics: Will they return with SB 50?

The senator has used a dubious legislative trick in the past, and some fear he is preparing to do it again.