Stories about Science

‘Uncharted’ fills Berkeley with adventurous voices

Producers of sixth annual 'Festival of Ideas' revel in unusual juxtapositions and unexpected directions.

Screen Grabs: Joan Jett, Hola Mexico, Hong Kong Cinema …

Kal Spelletich benefit, Japan Film Festival, Fantastic Fest, Hal Ashby doc, and more coming to cinemas: Read our reviews.

Making noise and empowering girls: 15 years of Women’s Audio Mission

Founder Terri Winston speaks about educating young women in recording studio technology—and WAM's big fundraising bash, coming September 21.

Climate-change denial, right here in California

Jerry Brown, Gavin Newsom and so many other Democrats say climate change is a real threat -- but their policies on the local level don't reflect that

Touching down on ‘Planet Celadon’

Inspired by a Korean moon jar, 'Asianaut' artist Genevieve Quick brings an eclectic performance to the Asian Art Museum, tap dancing and all.

A people’s climate summit

A call for action: Take to the streets Sept. 8 to save the planet

Examined Life: Power, patriarchy, and the imperfect guru

Buddhist teacher Noah Levine is dismissed from Against the Stream because of sexual misconduct. Now the organization is folding. Why does this song sound so familiar?

The real rent control debate

Effective controls on rents help local economies -- no matter what the landlords say about Prop. 10

A bad week for the Yimby narrative

New studies show that building more market-rate housing for rich people doesn't bring down rents for everyone else.

Profiles in corruption: How telecoms control the state Legislature

The ambush of Scott Wiener's net neutrality bill was just the latest example of how one industry holds almost unlimited power in Sacramento.