Thursday, March 4, 2021

Tag: Port

Screen Grabs: Our critic’s picks from Noir City and SF Indiefest

A fair share of the Bay Area film community will be spending the next couple weeks looking (and flying) eastward towards the Sundance Film Festival. But for those not...

Arts Forecast: How Rickshaw Stop made it to 15 years young

ARTS FORECAST This week, Rickshaw Stop takes a moment to celebrate its longevity as a center of San Francisco music culture. Fans of the Civic Center venue may pay...

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 2

Read part 1 of our coverage here. Three days ago, anthropologists Seth M. Holmes, Fabian Fernandez, and Levi Vonk returned to UC Berkeley after meeting the migrant caravan in Tijuana....

Should SF allow a tobacco company to operate on Port property?

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera is demanding information about a lease deal that JUUL, the e-cigarette company, has signed with a developer who holds a master lease on...

Senate tumult reflects popular discontent with Yemen War

FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT I'm on a low-budget book tour, sleeping in spare bedrooms and munching granola in the kitchens of progressives all along the East Coast. Many had felt beaten down...

What 15 years of war has brought us: Angry Iraqis

Militant protests continue in the oil rich city of Basra despite a harsh government crackdown. Thousands of Iraqis are demanding jobs, restoration of basic utility services and an end...

OPINION: How big should SF be — and for whom?

This is a critical time for our city. There are a lot of important issues at stake that matter to all of us. Income inequality. Homelessness. Drugs. Auto burglaries....

Screen Grabs: Hot docs, silent classics, Bergman at 100 …

SCREEN GRABS Summer may have (let’s hope) arrived at last, but don’t let that stop you from staying indoors—particularly as two of the city’s most idiosyncratic and enjoyable film festivals...

Foreign Correspondent: The missile attacks on Syria

In 1998, al Qaeda killed 224 people when it attacked US embassies in East Africa. In retaliation, President Bill Clinton ordered a missile strike against what he described as...

Party Radar: The way, way, Wayback Machine

PARTY RADAR I've got a horn and I'm gonna toot it! I've loved covering SF nightlife, starting way back as an imaginary, omnipresent, somewhat baffling drag queen gossip columnist...