Stories about Poverty

Political power — in San Francisco and Sacramento

Progressives celebrate in Chinatown as Newsom puts out meaningless platitudes that ignore the issue of massive wealth inequality.

Mayor Breed’s brother should be released from prison

And so should thousands of other Black and Latino men serving unjust sentences due to racist criminal justice policies.

Screen Grabs: Xmas Weekend flicks galore

Mary Poppins, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, James Baldwin, Dick Cheney, and more pop in for the holiday season. Read our reviews!

Conservatorship: The new ‘ugly laws’

Another tool to take individuality and power away from poor, disabled, and senior people will start in SF and LA.

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 1

Anthropologists from UC Berkeley document the treatment of the migrants as they face heavy weather and delays at the border.

Beyond Zuckerberg General Hospital

Are philanthropy and charity really solutions to society's problems?

Screen Grabs: Another Hole in the Head, Green Book, Shoplifters …

At Eternity's Gate, Hale County, Schlock at the Alamo, and more films this week: Read our reviews.

Mar declares victory in D4 as Jessica Ho concedes

Progressives will have seven votes on the Board of Supes.

The truth about Prop. C

We know what works to address homelessness -- and the No on C campaign isn't telling the truth

A chance at civic leadership, stalemated

Breed could have stood up to the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown and brought the city together to solve the homeless problem. It will be hard for her to go back.