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Is everyone at City Hall incompetent?

Or is the private sector -- and clear policy positions -- at the root of our homeless crisis?

The wolves of Wall Street, here in San Francisco

Why consumer financial protection is a civil rights issue -- and the city needs to take it seriously

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

Crime and race at the Hall of Justice

Tough-on-crime group seeks to pressure judge to lock up an African American man while outside, mothers of black men killed by cops rally

Party Radar: BFFs Forever

BFF.fm's big anniversary bash. Plus: Cholo Goths, Bloody Mary, Derrick Carter, Stereo Argento, Juanita More's Birthday, a Sylvester tribute, more upcoming parties.

Attacking an SF judge for being too ‘soft on crime’

Chron, anti-crime group go after Judge Chris Hite because he doesn't want to send a young Black man to jail for car burglary

The real rent control debate

Effective controls on rents help local economies -- no matter what the landlords say about Prop. 10

A swell wave of female talent rolls in with TIDES

Vibrant showcase of local, women-led bands and visual artists with a charitable twist comes to El Rio August 29.

What 15 years of war has brought us: Angry Iraqis

A fortune in military spending. Years of bad policy. And now the Iraqis hate the US

Screen Grabs: Support the Girls, Madeline’s Madeline, The Wife

A strong week for women in cinemas, plus Memoir of War, Wanda, Vertigo, The Happytime Murders, and more.