Stories about Oakland

Arts Forecast: Help save bookstores, drag queens, Frameline, more

Fabulous performances and benefit funds, plus a few pick-me-ups, as we band together to help the local scene.

Mayor, supervisors at odds over hotel rooms for homeless

Advocates say Breed needs to secure thousands of rooms; 'it's a matter of life and death.'

Silenced in place? SF’s resilient music scene faces its latest obstacle

COVID froze tours, shuttered venues, shelved releases, and canceled festivals. Local bands do their best to carry on.

Screen Grabs: Buckle up for more cinematic adventure

Further streaming travels with a cheeky Brazilian Western, an Aladdin double-whammy, Antarctic exploration, more

The virus of poverty

The fear that many of us feel today has been a part of daily life for homeless people.

New Music: ‘Who Sent You?’ asks free jazz combo Irreversible Entanglements

In an uncertain time, the quintet asks essential questions and pushes improvisation into a moving statement.

Foreign correspondent: I was under a brief coronavirus quarantine

The tests turned out negative -- but I am one of the lucky ones with good health care and a stable place to live.

Bayview Hunters Point tests its air

Finding sites for the Marie Harrison Air Monitoring Network puts the needs of the Bayview back in the hands of the community.

Stopping evictions and price-gouging in the coronavirus crisis

Plus: the need for an arts, worker, and small-business bailout—and the mayor will get asked about corruption. That's The Agenda for March 9-15.

The wonder-chops of Thundercat

The LA bass wiz blends smooth pop sounds with deep knowledge and wry humor. Catch him at Fox Theatre, Fri/6.