Stories about criminal justice

Once again, Biden looked terrible

No dramatic knockouts in the second debate -- but the former vice president was unable to explain his record.

Fewer’s racial-equity plan could change the way SF makes policy

A new office would analyze legislation through a lens that has been missing from city policy -- and could lead to some dramatic changes in the political discussion.

Review: In ‘Oedipus El Rey,’ the wrecks of myth and mass incarceration

Transposed to LA in the Magic's revival, Luis Alfaro’s take on Sophocles mixes Latinx culture with ancient Greek tragedy.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

Tenant representation and spy technology

Supes committee to vote on Breed's Rent Board appointee -- and on a measure to control surveillance in San Francisco (which the cops are trying to derail). That's The Agenda for April 16-21

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Senator says it's pretty clear he is going to win California.

Breed may not be opposed in November—but her policies will be

In D5, the mayor's appointee faces a serious challenge. Her candidate for district attorney does, too. And if she appoints a political crony as public defender, the allies of Jeff Adachi will almost certainly mount a challenger.

Public Defender Jeff Adachi dies

A fierce advocate, a brilliant lawyer, he built the PD's Office into one of the best in the country. Now the mayor will name a replacement, potentially putting the agency and its critical work at risk.

An ethics pledge for the district attorney race

Two candidates agree not to take money from DA Office employees, bail bonds companies or corporate PACs. It's a start.

Screen Grabs: Dig deeper into ‘made in China’ at SFMoMA film series

Plus: A Krautrock hero, SF Sketchfest brings classics to the Castro, Megacities, and Karen Kusama