Sunday, November 29, 2020

Tag: Insurance

Examined Life: Being human at a time like this

The future of our country may hang in the balance, but our humanity need not

Screen Grabs: Don’t worry, he said, COVID’s ‘Totally Under Control’

A new doc parses the US pandemic response catastrophe. Plus: Driving While Black, more

Big real estate escapes $360 million in annual SF taxes

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Owners of 55 local buildings (including Donald Trump) use Prop. 13 to save millions in taxes that could go to schools and city services.

The rich aren’t leaving SF — they own it

Developers cry crocodile tears to win political points -- but in the end, planners may have to admit they bungled the future of Soma.

Uber drivers protest billboard campaign

Company claims to support Black workers while undermining their rights with a state ballot initiative.

Out of the Crate: When ‘Bitches Brew’ put us all on notice

Miles Davis entered Columbia Records Studio B in Manhattan on Tuesday, August 19, 1969—one day after the Woodstock Music festival ended. There, his explorations with electronic, funk-rock, and experimental...

Judge orders Uber, Lyft to treat drivers as employees

San Francisco Superior Court judge Ethan Schulman issued a prohibitory injunction ruling Monday stating that Uber and Lyft must cease classifying employees as independent contractors, as well as ordering...

Uber, Lyft drivers rally as state sues the companies

On Thursday, about 50 Uber and Lyft drivers joined a caravan outside  the Uber Greenlight Hub in Oakland demanding that the rideshare companies classify their drivers as employees and...

Lyft drivers have to pay for their own masks and hand sani

When Lubungu, a Navy veteran and longtime Uber and Lyft driver, saw a group of activists passing out free facemasks, gloves, and hand sanitizer as he pulled into the...

Take that, 2020: The Mime Troupe pivots to web

It’s a rough time for live theater. As San Francisco arts organizations brainstorm ways to carry their message into the COVID era, some of the city’s most veteran radical...