Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: Pollution

OPINION: The Ferris wheel must go!

Golden Gate Park should not be a commercial amusement park with diesel generators and bright lights.

Newsom budget hurts environmental justice programs

Shouldn't utilities -- not communities of color -- be paying for better fire prevention?

Screen Grabs: New year brings films challenging us to rethink the status quo

Forced sterilizations in California prisons, disastrous Venezuelan coastal pollution, and adults who live with facial disfigurement are the subject of 2021's first releases.

Albums of the Year 2020: An experimental bent seized the isolating zeitgeist

Deep reggaeton, sonic healing, coatcheck ambient, hyperkinetic crust punk covers... and Ariana Grande? It was a wild ride inside

An epic, equitable ‘Power Shift’ for Hope Mohr Dance’s latest

Anti-racism training, Magic squares, 'Space Carcasses,' more refocus on BIPOC improvisation practitioners for company's Bridge Project.

The air is bad all over the city. It’s way worse in Bayview Hunters Point

Although unhealthy air quality canceled the car parade to City Hall to Mayor Breed’s office, a small but devoted group of 30 Bayview Hunters Point residents and protestors gathered...

We don’t need to ‘get back to work’

People are dying to get back to work, top Republicans have been saying for the last month, justifying efforts to force the U.S. economy open during the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Insurance companies deny 100s of COVID claims; venues sue

When the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order began on March 19, owners of the East Bay music venue Ivy Room, thought that their business interruption insurance would cover the loss in revenue....

The future of cities—and the one percent

The New York Times devoted its entire Sunday Review section this week to an analysis of the future of cities. It’s a critical topic: Cities have been for millenia...

COVID crashes Earth Day 50

Before 20 million Americans hit the streets for the first Earth Day in 1970 (still the largest civic event in recorded human history), and before oil was spilled in...