Stories about San Francisco

The problem with ‘centrists’

They've helped ruin the country and threaten the planet. Why are we surprised that young people are angry about it?

Special Report: HIV, COVID, and the Latinx community

'An intersection of the multiple inequalities that exist in this country and throughout this country’s history'

Supes consider major changes in business taxes

Mayor wants to limit increases; board members want another $150 million a year from the biggest companies. Plus: Housing reports and Black Lives Matter posters in police stations -- that's The Agenda for July 12-19

SF Superior Court ends Zero Bail Policy, threatening public health

In a secretive and inexplicable move, judges decide that even minor crimes can keep suspects in jail for up to 30 hours -- as jail COVID cases rise by 40 percent.

Grassroots uprising calls for defunding police

Hundreds of callers submit hours and hours of testimony on police budget and police staffing levels.

Would Walton’s CAREN bill have saved Alex Nieto’s life?

Supervisor wants to stop racial-profiling 911 calls -- which have led to a lot of deaths of people of color.

New Music: With ‘Mordechai,’ Khruangbin follows inner compass to success

The Houston global-psych trio adds voices to its latest album, upping the stakes and carving out something unique

Screen Grabs: Build your own silent film festival

Fairbanks, Murnau, Pabst, and more bring a golden age to your home screen. Plus a new Ferlinghetti doc and more

Petition seeks to get Facebook CEO name off SF General Hospital

'Mark Zuckerberg’s failure to stop hate, lies, racism, and disinformation from running rampant on Facebook is counter to the values San Franciscans hold dear'

Our publisher’s ‘must-read’ history of US protests is out now!

'Into the Streets' is a colorful, lively guide to the country's resistance movements, aimed at young adults but essential reading for all