Stories about Poor

Outrage as CBS announces development of Ghost Ship show

Famous local author couple Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to helm project; survivors and families feel 'blindsided' and vow to protest.

Michael Apted’s monumental, 55-year chronicle of class inequality

The director speaks about his celebrated UP series—now on '63 UP'—tracing the lives of 14 subjects across five decades

Screen Grabs: Fake news from Clint Eastwood and Imelda Marcos

Plus: A Mexican ambulance family, where sound effects come from, one of 2019's best small US features, and more in cinemas.

Swept to death

From San Francisco to San Bernardino, unhoused communities are dying from 'sweeps' and criminalization -- and resisting with our own solutions.

Is Mayor Breed planning more homeless sweeps?

A new, dystopian-sounding holiday program for 'clean streets' has advocates for homeless people nervous.

OPINION: Is SF General Hospital ready for a disaster? I fear not.

A trauma nurse explains the dangerous staffing shortage at the region's only Level One trauma center.

Screen Grabs: French noir to vintage punk, a week of retro gems

A little sci-fi, a little fetish comedy, and more to take you back in cinemas.

Screen Grabs: Two movies for grown-ups at the multiplex

Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman' and 'Shining'-update 'Doctor Sleep' don't aim their ambitions at the usual target market.

Screen Grabs: South Asian cinema, transgender visions, amateur porn…

Three diverse festivals open up. Plus: Soviets and Surrealists, Synonyms, Collisions, more in cinemas this week.

The Street Sheet: 30 years of journalism by and for homeless people

For three decades, the publication has allowed the unhoused to write their stories -- and make some income.