Stories about Oakland

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

A former mayor has some advice for the next mayor -- and the people of the city

Arts Forecast: Fresh Meat, North Beach Festival, Corgi Con…

Fantastic Negrito, Fatima Yamaha, Boris Godunov, Seinfeld Trivia Night (with Seinfeld-themed menu!) and more on tap this week.

Poor People’s Campaign marches on Trump’s DC

The movement for economic human rights -- by the unhoused -- continues its national trek

Tenant Troubles: How do I get my roommate to leave?

It's not easy -- and it shouldn't be. Hiring a lawyer and doing an eviction is expensive and ugly, so look for other options

The big right-wing money in key East Bay Assembly race

Govern for California, brought to you by charter-school lovers and Ron Conway, is a major player in the race for a Richmond-Berkeley-Oakland seat

Sex workers organize national anti-SESTA/FOSTA protests Saturday

Backers of the new law say it will curb sex trafficking—but the effect on sex workers and an open Internet has already been calamitous.

Tenant Troubles: Can my landlord refuse to let me have a service animal?

In many cases, no -- but be careful about the paperwork

Campaign trail: Leno, Kim issue joint endorsement ad …

... the Chron goes utterly crazy (is Ron Conway involved?), cops put out a misleading mailer, and why has Angela Alioto turned against Sanctuary City?

Tenant Troubles: Do landlords really have a secret ‘Rule of Seven?’

The occult background of a rule that has no actual basis in law or policy

Very live, from the Bay Area: Pop-Up Magazine returns with fresh new stories

We talk with the theatrical phenomenon's senior producer about the importance of storytelling in an age of information inundation.