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Public toilets—and public corruption

The Agenda: Supes want to invalidate contract pushed by Nuru -- and create new accountability measures in the wake of the widening scandal.

Wearing a mask is a political statement—that you care about community

Plus youth voting, undocumented residents on commissions -- and a major change to the way SF does affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 22-29.

Insurance companies deny 100s of COVID claims; venues sue

Ivy Room heads lawsuit against First Mercury after hearing coronavirus business disruption isn't covered.

SF bars push to reopen in July, alongside restaurants

Owners launch petition, claim drinking is as safe as dining with proper precautions.

Good info, little relief at city’s Virtual Nightlife + Entertainment Summit

As $7.2 billion dollar industry topples, officials and owners convened to answer questions and share ideas.

Why turn affordable SROs into tourist hotel rooms?

The Agenda: Strange moves at SF planning plus more vote-by-mail and limits on corporate rentals.

Judge excoriates ICE, orders inmates released

Crowded jails at Mesa Verda and Yuba City must reduce population to save lives.

Folsom Street Fair 2020 moves online due to COVID concerns

The world's biggest kink and fetish festival (and its satellite events) will go virtual this year.

DJs and musicians scramble for income in devastated scene

Paywalled streams? Online education? Charitable mask-making? Local players experiment with options.

Letter to the Editor: ‘Ceci n’est pas une guillotine’

Is rent extraction really an 'essential service'? And where is the relief for commercial and residential tenants?