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Screen Grabs: Free Solo, Arab Film Fest, Studio 54…

Greek Film Festival, Tea With Dames, The Happy Prince, First Man, and more films in cinemas this week. Read our reviews.

DeShawn Patton sentenced to state prison

All-White 'anti-crime' group pushes hard time for 21-year-old who was headed for supervised probation

Gascon will step down — but who will step up?

The district attorney was facing a political squeeze and in serious trouble. So now will the progressives find a candidate?

25 cheers for the Kinsey Sicks!

SF's dragapella beauty-shop quartet celebrates a quarter century of tart political wit—and bids farewell to Rachel.

The Mekons’ Sally Timms twangs in to support Community Land Trust

Country-punk legend speaks out about musical politics, joins bandmate Jon Langford for special Thu/4 benefit.

‘Uncharted’ fills Berkeley with adventurous voices

Producers of sixth annual 'Festival of Ideas' revel in unusual juxtapositions and unexpected directions.

Screen Grabs: Mill Valley, SF Dance, Drunken Film Fests ….

FU: Filmmakers delight, Calling All Earthlings, tributes to Satjajit Ray and Antonio Lopez, Queercore, more new films

Ficks’ Picks at TIFF: Midnight movie madness

From David Gordon Green's 'Halloween' to Gaspar Noe's 'Climax,' the Toronto International Film Festival offered popcorn delights.

The utter absurdity of the Central Soma Plan EIR

More traffic isn't an environmental impact. Displacement of existing residents isn't part of the discussion. No need to worry about earthquakes with buildings on landfill. Let's just create a new downtown in Soma

Party Radar: Quick ‘n dirty guide to Folsom 2018

20+ essential parties for the festish festival week/end. Because who needs sleep when you're flogging to the beat?