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In COVID crisis, judges decide to keep more people in jail

New rules approved in a hurried Saturday Judicial Council meeting mean longer waits behind bars for people who are not convicted of a crime.

‘Rogue’ party uproar shows tech, journalism’s COVID-19 limits

Promoter's coronavirus illness, ticket sales snafu, viral reporting added to rage about techno event.

Arts Forecast: Apocalypse… but make it fashion!

The arts community is putting on a damn good face in this catastrophe, from floral masks to streaming Shakespeare and more.

In Hong Kong, protests and precautions at Chinese New Year

The pandemic was raging in mainland China, but in Hong Kong, protesters still filled the streets.

City College board fires chancellor

At a critical time for the school, trustees have to seek a new leader who has community credibility.

Screen Grabs: Leap upon your sofa, intrepid explorers

Inuit adventure, Australian outback, Lost City of Z—part one of our wide-ranging quarantine screen picks

Everyone has to sacrifice in these tough times — except the 1 percent

Why is nobody in the political world talking about the need for the billionaires to pay their fair share in this massive crisis?

Slowing coronavirus spread in the jails

Fewer arrests, early release could be critical public-health measures.

SF’s Juli Delgado Lopera on language, matriarchy, and ‘Fiebre Tropical’

The writer-artist is being celebrated for their hyper-vivid new novel, recording a teenager's move from Bogotá to Miami.

Screen Grabs: Traveling the world, popcorn in hand

Ireland, Israel, Poland, China (twice), American backroads, and various African nations are your cinematic destinations this week.