Thursday, April 15, 2021

Tag: Company Town

Screen Grabs: Elders on the move, in love and crisis

Colin Firth and Stanley Tucci play a couple navigating dementia in 'Supernova'; 'Nomadland' shows Frances McDormand weathering poverty

Inside the Yimby conference

Last weekend about 120 attendees from 17 cities gathered in downtown Oakland for the Yimbytown 2017 conference. Organized by East Bay Forward, the event was bankrolled by a $40,000...

Company Town: Tech vs. grassroots on the screen

SCREEN GRABS It’s hard to imagine that the Aaron Peskin-Julie Christensen election was just a year ago. Back then, the mayor was heavily involved in local politics: He convened...

Lights, camera, Mill Valley

SCREEN GRABS In the Bay Area we’re fortunate to have arthouses, film festivals and other outlets providing year-round access to movies not typically on the multiplex menu—foreign-language and independent...

The Agenda, Oct. 5-12: The election starts now

Absentee ballots are on the way; we offer some help. Plus: VisionSF packs the house, your editor debates housing policy ... and will Ed Lee veto part of Eviction...