Stories about communities

OPINION: Cannabis is not a threat to our neighborhoods

If we treated bars and nightlife the way some at City Hall want to treat weed outlets, this city would be a much worse place

The subtle power of ‘me too’

Why empathy is a key ingredient to activism in the world of sexual assault

Why SF needs a disaster-relief plan

Nobody at City Hall was coordinating local relief efforts for victims of the North Bay fires

The Lexus Lanes — and why they won’t work

Instead of rewarding carpools and getting people out of private cars, we are rewarding wealth and encouraging more people to drive. How does this make sense?

Party Radar: Partycopia!

Clark Price, Meklit, ?uestlove, Monolink, Soft Moon, parties for Puerto Rico and fire relief, and so much more this week.

The climate apocalypse is upon us

Here's how you can help the fire victims in the North Bay

SF Planning Commission debates housing, ignores gentrification

When will there be a hearing on the human costs of accommodating too much commercial growth?

OPINION: Let’s abolish Columbus Day

It's time to find another way to celebrate Italian-American heritage

For seniors, eviction can be a death sentence

Elders are dying when they lose their homes. How can we stop it?

Tremble, fair reader, before the mighty Litquake!

13 can't-miss events -- from Black Panthers to Kathy Acker -- at this year's sprawling literary festival, October 6-14.