Stories about History

OPINION: The progressive movement was the winner in this election

Progressives won everything except the Mayor's Office -- in part because we weren't attacking each other

Breed moves to undermine new board majority

She is stepping down steps as board president (but not supervisor) to help the old moderate majority pick her successor -- just days before a new D8 supe is sworn in

Police Commission meets behind closed doors on Tasers

Why is a lawyer who used to work for the police union now representing the Police Commission on its negotiations with the police union?

The big right-wing money in key East Bay Assembly race

Govern for California, brought to you by charter-school lovers and Ron Conway, is a major player in the race for a Richmond-Berkeley-Oakland seat

Rally denounces DA’s failure to charge killer cops

Chant says "Gascon must go!" Who would replace him?

Screen Grabs: Hot docs, silent classics, Bergman at 100 …

Docfest and Silent Film Fest highlight a week of great films. Plus: How to Talk to Girls at Parties, Angels Wear White, more

Heaven’s Gate reverberates in mystical coming-of-age tale ‘Barn Owl’

Calling occupants of interplanetary craft... to Evan Johnson's new play, featuring UFOs, visionary elders, drum circles, and 'California mystique.'

Keith Hennessy’s fiercely political, achingly intimate ‘Crotch’ and ‘Sink’

A classic revival at CounterPulse and a new work at Joe Goode Annex showcase the essential performance artist's changing concerns.

Chilean feminists take over 14 university campuses in response to accusations of sexual assault

Radical currents sweep the country—could they bring long-awaited justice for Chilean women? A report from Santiago.

The new POA leader: Same as the old boss

The embattled police union still shows no signs of embracing reform