Monday, September 21, 2020

Tag: Phones

Millions of tenants at risk as court ban on evictions set to expire

The organization that manages the courts in California is moving to end a moratorium on evictions that has saved millions of people from losing their homes. The state Judicial Council,...

Special Report: HIV, COVID, and the Latinx community

A deadly virus enters the United States and disproportionately hits Black and Brown communities, while the White House fails to respond quickly to the needs of these populations. The description...

The plutonium of Artificial Intelligence could be coming to a city near you

Of all the tools of mass surveillance deployed by law enforcement, private industry and the federal government, Facial Recognition Technology poses by far the greatest threat to civil liberties,...

10 years later, H.P. Mendoza’s ‘Fruit Fly’ plays a very changed San Francisco

What Fruit Fly writer/director H.P. Mendoza originally had in mind for the film's 10th anniversary screening at this year's CAAMFest was a replay of its 2010 debut at the...

Puff: Toast 420—pandemic-style!

As we enter week five (I think?) of this pandemic, one thing's for sure: nothing is the same. So as noteworthy days arrive we are, at least for now,...

Noise Pop snaps, crackles, and jangles with surprises and new favorites

Facilitators of Noise Pop Music and Arts Festival know the key to running a successful week-long bill of shows throughout the Bay Area, which extended this year to Santa Cruz...

Last-minute campaign intelligence — and Election Night Parties

I haven’t seen a campaign mailer from Rep. Nancy Pelosi in at least 20 years. She doesn’t make a habit of coming back to town before elections, either; she’s...

Review: A dash of variety and joy in SF Ballet’s ‘Classical (Re)Vision’

If you're looking for a delectable entry point into ballet today, San Francisco Ballet has created a program expressly for you. Classical (Re)vision, playing through February 22, is billed...

A 24/7 switchboard connecting participants to ‘The Dead Woman’

For her first solo show in California, Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle has converted the galleries at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts into a temporary radio station. Through...

For thriller ‘Uncut Gems,’ an electronic soundtrack of erupting chakras

Daniel Lopatin, AKA electronic musician Oneohtrix Point Never, teams up with directors Josh and Benny Safdie a second time to deliver a supernaturalistic score, which documents the inner dreams of the sociopathic New Yorker dirtball Howard "Bling" Ratner—whose...