Stories about communities

Arts Forecast: Pistahan, Salsa Festival, Ronnie Spector …

Global Soul, Emo Night, Writers with Drinks, Harry Potter in concert, and more things to do besides Outside Lands.

Drag queens fight for their home after Ellis Act eviction notice

Tenants claim LGBT discrimination in case that goes to trial in November; rally in support on Mon/6 5pm-7pm.

Arts Forecast: Hip-hop pioneers, classic punks, Hawaiian fun…

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Veronica Klaus, the Darts, Waterseed, Karen Solomon's pickling tips, and more to do this week.

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

Alioto Facebook post leads to scary comments about David Campos

Author of anti-Sanctuary City measure denounces threats "from either side" -- as if there were two sides to this

OPINION: We need housing, not more offices, in Soma

The Planning Commission keeps approving commercial buildings, making the jobs-housing balance worse

OPINION: Stopping rent-hikes in affordable housing

A for-profit developer keeps trying to charge residents more money in an affordable housing project in Bayview Hunters Point

Joe O’Donoghue sues Willie Brown over Breed campaign money

Complaint says former mayor diverted $50,000 check that was supposed to go to a Breed IE

OPINION: What went wrong June 5 — and what we can learn

The strategy of running two progressive candidates for mayor didn't work -- and the left needs to get better about vote-by-mail turnout

Leticia del Toro grounds her ‘Cafe Colima’ in the lives of ‘everyday Latinas’

Short fiction award-winner speaks about growing up under Reagan in Crocket, Ca., and the pressing need for diversity in literature