Stories about Politics

Exploring love on its own terms with the team behind “The Sun is Also a Star”

Cast members of the new romance film and the writer of the original book version tell our writer why they haven't lost hope.

Screen Grabs: Lessons from the dictatorship mark ‘The Silence of Others’

Plus: Art house to blockbuster releases, like 'We Have Always Lived in the Castle' and 'John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum'.

Wiener’s ‘transit-oriented development’ bill screws public transit

More cars, more trucks, more private tech shuttles -- but not a penny for Muni in SB 50.

Hello Kitty to ‘Happy Cleaners’: Asian American film shines at CAAMFest

37th edition of the wide-ranging film festival showcases local stories like 'Chinatown Rising' and 100-year-old classic 'The Dragon Painter'

Tech IPOS will radically increase housing costs and inequality, report shows

Tech gets big tax breaks, small businesses have to pay more -- and Sup. Gordon Mar's IPO tax plan will be a defining issue in city politics this year.

The Patty Hearst kidnapping and the rise of community-based organizations in SF

Two new books on the bizarre chapter in local history ignore the important political outcome.

Supes vote on Breed’s Rent Board appointee will be political test

Are there eight votes to defy the mayor's appointment of a Rent Board member who many say is clearly unqualified?

Campaign against dark money kicks off Wednesday

SF could have the strongest disclosure laws on secretive PACs if proposal passes in November.

The SF supes’ salvo against Wiener’s housing deregulation bill

A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.

SFFILM Fest opens with stars and ‘Tales’

Armistead Maupin, Laura Linney, and the crew of 28 Barbary Lane were on hand to premiere the first episode of the new 'Tales of the City.'