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Arts Forecast: Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore confronts queer assimilation in ‘Sketchtasy’

Plus: Mozart's birthday, SF Movement Arts Fest, Jasmine Infiniti, and coastal light sculptures

A progressive candidate files for DA, opening up the 2019 race

Chesa Boudin, a deputy public defender whose life has been shaped by the criminal justice system, offers a new perspective in a campaign dominated by tough-on-crime candidates.

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.

Prop. C: The battle for the soul of San Francisco

It's the oligarchy vs. the community and the people as we head to the ballot

Gascon will step down — but who will step up?

The district attorney was facing a political squeeze and in serious trouble. So now will the progressives find a candidate?

Attacking an SF judge for being too ‘soft on crime’

Chron, anti-crime group go after Judge Chris Hite because he doesn't want to send a young Black man to jail for car burglary

Rally denounces DA’s failure to charge killer cops

Chant says "Gascon must go!" Who would replace him?

Police accountability bill passes key state Senate committee

In a sign that the power of the cops in Sacramento may be changing, senators berate law-enforcement lobbyists

Wiener endorses Breed as battle over SB 827 heats up

Move puts state senator on the same side as group that has attacked his longtime friend and mentor, Mark Leno

Special Report: Ed Lee’s police legacy

As the candidates for mayor talk about police reform, we look back at what went wrong under the last administration