Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tag: Sacramento

Local Listen: La Doña’s bold femmeton, Kelly Finnigan’s soul holiday, more

An indie duo's Joshua Tree retreat and some good ol' Sacramento rock 'n roll also prick up our ears

‘Throwing us out like garbage’

SIP hotel residents say the city's not living up to its promises -- and contracts.

State billionaires saw vast windfall since COVID

While millions suffer, 161 rich people take in $312 billion -- and nobody in Sacramento seems to care.

Are taxpayers subsidizing Uber and Lyft campaign?

Somehow, Yes on 22 mailers got nonprofit status with the Post Office.

Fear — and hope — for journalism

So many bad things happening to local news media -- which is why we are trying to make a difference.

Screen Grabs: Must-see horror films for the Halloween that wasn’t

Drive-ins step in for trick-or-treating in 2020—plus, flicks following quarantine seances, malevolence-plagued asylum seekers, bedeviled hairdos, and Kazahk-Bulgarian dystopian futures visible from the gloom of home.

Screen Grabs: When punk made racism uncool again

White Riot documents Rock Against Racism. Plus: I Wake Up Streaming, Trial of the Chicago 7, The Wall of Mexico, more

The mystery of Newsom’s 3.5 million housing units shortage

The data shows that the figure the governor still uses to justify his policies is just wrong.

Big real estate escapes $360 million in annual SF taxes

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Owners of 55 local buildings (including Donald Trump) use Prop. 13 to save millions in taxes that could go to schools and city services.

Gavin Newsom’s climate hypocrisy

Sure, electric cars are great -- but what about ending oil and gas extraction (including fracking) in California?