Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Tag: EIR

1967 was not the Summer of Love in Detroit

Detroit is the most gut-wrenching movie I have ever seen. Fifty years ago, in 1967, San Franciscans here in our City by the Bay were being beseeched to wear flowers...

SF electrician fired after scheduled speech at white supremacist rally

John Ramondetta, a scheduled speaker at the white supremacist rally at Charlottesville in Virginia is no longer employed at an electrical company Rosendin Electric, in San Francisco, as of...

Party Radar: Loved Up + Unafraid

PARTY RADAR This one's on the fly, I'm afraid, as I'm headed out to DJ a giant queer Appalachian techno campout that climaxes with Bezier and Josh from Dark...

SF tells white supremacists they’re not welcome

San Francisco’s top political leaders stood this week in opposition to a right-wing group's planned rally next week at Crissy Field. At a press conference held Tuesday, Mayor Ed...

New flicks!

SCREEN GRABS Late August, when the kids are nearly back in school and the summer blockbusters are gradually winding down at the box office, is a time when a...

Heated moments

SCREEN GRABS Filmmaking in the Philippines hit a first "golden age" in the years after World War II. That was followed by a 1960s boom in which quantity if...

Party Radar: Gang Way!

PARTY RADAR Just as we had sighed some relief upon hearing that Elbo Room's lease had been extended for another year of course there was bad news waiting to leap out...

The missing pieces in the Steinle killing narrative

San Francisco Superior Court Judge Judge Samuel Feng decided today that the defendant in the Kate Steinle killing could finally be called by his real name. Although he’s been charged...

Who let the I-Hotel fall?

I’m glad the Chron weighed in, however briefly, on the commemoration of the I-Hotel evictions, although the editorial the paper ran was embarrassing:  San Francisco has moved on. Terms such...

Newsom’s lawsuit against SF is set for trial

Lite Guv Gavin Newsom’s suit against San Francisco will go forward for trial Sept 11, a judge ruled Friday. Judge Susanne Bolanos rejected summary judgment motions by both the city...