Stories about Oakland

Cooking in your car

The rise of the un-housed middle class -- and a radical approach to homefullness

Screen Grabs: Crazy Rich Asians, young skaters, Personal Problems

Panorama Colombia festival, Hard Ticket to Hawaii, Araby, a tribute to local legend Claude Heater and more in cinemas this week.

Arts Forecast: Pistahan, Salsa Festival, Ronnie Spector …

Global Soul, Emo Night, Writers with Drinks, Harry Potter in concert, and more things to do besides Outside Lands.

Tattoo legend “Lew the Jew” Alberts rediscovered at CJM

Local tattoo hero Don Ed Hardy displays art, letters, and more from the early 20th century body art pioneer.

Party Radar: Here, piggy, piggy (oink!)

Dore Alley Fair and Sunset Campout fill the nightlife trough with gems. Plus: Gray Area Fest, Golf Clap, A Club Called Rhonda, Marvina 7, Pender Street Steppers, more.

OPINION: The best sort of democracy for San Francisco

Why ranked-choice voting makes sense -- and Jane Kim helped Mark Leno's campaign for mayor

Screen Grabs: Jewish Film Fest, Eighth Grade, Blindspotting …

The Cakemaker, a double feature of classic French films starring Andrew Clement, Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti, and more in cinemas this week.

‘Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood’ at SFMOMA celebrates plucky cinematic classics

From 'Body and Soul' to 'Do the Right Thing,' the three-week series brings African American directors to the fore.

Screen Grabs: Sorry To Bother You, Whitney, The King…

Three Identical Strangers, "Black Powers: Reframing Hollywood," The Films of Aki Kaurismaki, That Summer, more in cinemas this week.

Arts Forecast: Gray Area Festival lineup, Laborfest, Fillmore Jazz Fest…

Pink Flamingos, Stereo Argento, The Go-Go's, All Day I Dream, and more this week—plus a protest against family separations at the border.