Monday, April 19, 2021

Tag: News

A year without live music—that still made a lot of noise

A music critic reflects on an era that heard local venues silenced and Black voices uplifted.

Asian vet attacked in hate crime that hasn’t made the news

Ron Tuason, 56, beaten by assailant who blamed him for COVID. How many more cases are out there?

US Senate committee takes on economic inequality

It's a defining issue -- but the news media don't seem to be paying attention, and half the members didn't bother to show up.

Poll shows strong support for taxes on the rich

More than two-thirds of CA voters back a wealth tax -- and a measure will soon go to the state Legislature.

Can Big Tech really be regulated?

Hate speech and misinformation has multiplied and been weaponized -- but that may be changing.

Letters to the Editor: Remembering Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Remembrances of the late literary lion from writers David Talbot, Tony Robles, and Eric Sneathen

Judge upholds gag order on SF Bay View editor

Malik Washington now faces sanctions -- and maybe a return to prison -- for telling the press and public about a COVID outbreak at a private halfway house.

‘Free Malik’ protest calls for end to private prisons

Activists want Bay View editor released -- and the Geo Group out of California.

Screen Grabs: Celebrating neglected SF filmmaker Sara Kathryn Arledge

Plus: More women on screen, from Crystal Z Campbell and 'Sophie Jones' to graffiti photos and EDM inequality

El Tecolote’s Radio Teco brings legendary neighborhood paper to podcast life

Legacy of community service continues with episodes on what it's like to get COVID, Central American art, more