Stories about History

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

A night market bursting with flavor at Asian Art Museum

Chef Tu David Phu's fundraising Hawker Centre festival on Thu/19, offers hand-held treats from Bún Nhâm Hà Tiên to toasted rice soft serve.

Breed talks about bringing the city together — but shows sharp political edges

Inaugural program disses opponents, has little talk of working with the progressive majority on the board

‘Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood’ at SFMOMA celebrates plucky cinematic classics

From 'Body and Soul' to 'Do the Right Thing,' the three-week series brings African American directors to the fore.

Measure to tax big, rich corporations to fund housing for the homeless heads for November ballot

After a dramatic, last-minute, grassroots effort, Our City Our Home turns in 28,000 signatures, setting up an epic battle with very clear political lines.

Protest Salesforce and its connection to ICE!

Plus: Accountability for the police -- and for PG&E. That's The Agenda for July 9-15

Screen Grabs: Sorry To Bother You, Whitney, The King…

Three Identical Strangers, "Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood," The Films of Aki Kaurismaki, That Summer, more in cinemas this week.

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.

Foreign Correspondent: A political landslide in Mexico

On Sunday, democratic socialist Andrés Manuel López Obrador received a stunning 53 percent of the presidential vote, transforming the political landscape.

The sheer audacity of ‘Angels in America’

Berkeley Rep's brilliant revival is both homecoming and reckoning for Tony Kushner's 25-year-old 'Gay Fantasia on National Themes"