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Arts Forecast: Walking the Irish border, making epic poetry

CounterPulse Fest's 'aon mhac tíre.' Plus: Granny Cart Gangstas, Sister Spit, Caminos Flamencos, 'American Optimism,' 'Latin Standards,' more

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

As the candidates for mayor talk about police reform, we look back at what went wrong under the last administration

21st Romani Music Festival lights up with electrifying horns, cultural openness

Balkan powerhouse Džambo Aguševi Orchestra headlines Voice of Roma's annual gathering, happening Fri/9 in Oakland.

Yimbyism and the cruel irony of metropolitan history

To reckon with the current housing crisis, we must inquire into our country’s metropolitan history.

Our most-read stories of 2017

From the groundbreaking Women's March to the shocking death of Mayor Ed Lee, 48 Hills continued to cover the stories that mattered.

The Doormat Division: More perfecter than you

Browns clinch, Giants a lock, 49ers off the rails, Bears bear down, Colts feeling pressure, Moldy Carpet smelling better than ever

The next mayor may serve for 10 years. And candidates have 27 days to decide

The direction of this city for a decade could be decided by who files to run for mayor -- and Jan. 9 is the deadline

The future of an independent Catalonia

Is it easier to have progressive policies in a small country/ Can it happen in Spain?

Always, forced to move

Talking about displaced people, around the world and here at home

Arts Forecast: Dia de los Muertos, Open Studios, Circus Veritas …

... Infinite Wrench, Multiverse, The Bad Plus, Born In Flames, and more fantastic upcoming arts events.