Stories about History

Wiener’s gut-and-amend tactics: Will they return with SB 50?

The senator has used a dubious legislative trick in the past, and some fear he is preparing to do it again.

New ‘Tales of the City’: Mouse and Ben in a very different world

Actors Charlie Barnett and Murray Bartlett talk about intergenerational dating, transphobia, steamy sex scenes in Netflix reboot

SF rent control turns 40

Don't take it for granted -- tenant protections were and are a constant, long, grassroots struggle.

Screen Grabs: Last Black Man in San Francisco, Mexico’s Golden Age ….

The Fall of the American Empire, Echo in the Canyon's return to '60s classics, and more in cinemas this week.

Watching at CROSSROADS 2019: Avant-garde film festival returns

Our guide to Cinematheque's annual extravaganza of experimental films—this time around deeply personal and even nostalgic.

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

Candidate platforms show how much the politics of the Democratic Party have moved to the left.

Facebook money and California housing

How Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are funding a shadow government that’s shaping California and Bay Area housing policy

Kronos Festival celebrates Bayview women, Malian griot, Howard Zinn

Legendary Kronos Quartet presents a wondrously diverse, three-day program full of local love, intriguing sounds, and political statements.

I want my SF DocFest: Our critic’s top picks

Epic tales of gay lucha libre wrestlers and untold stories of the Bay's thrash metal history mark the 2019 edition of the real-life cinema explosion.

We’ve been counted and studied. We still don’t have homes.

Big surprise: The number show more homeless people on the streets. Now let's do something about it -- not just "sweep" people out of sight.