Saturday, December 5, 2020

Tag: SF Chronicle

Beyond ‘Suavecito’: A tribute journey through Jorge Santana’s Chicano rock

Guillermo "Jorge" Santana, the musician, guitarist, and younger brother of Carlos Santana—who passed on May 14 of natural causes at the age of 68 in his home in San...

Good info, little relief at city’s Virtual Nightlife + Entertainment Summit

There are lots of big questions about COVID-gutted San Francisco nightlife that have yet to be directly addressed. How and why are live venues, nightclubs, and bars expected to...

The dangerous, inaccurate reporting on homelessness and the COVID crisis

Take some salacious information, add a single person with a point of view, and suddenly you have a major international story – that can do serious damage to a...

15 ways to support the local food scene—and eat (and drink) well

Here are some options for excellent nourishment that will help support local restaurants, food vendors and their staff in their efforts to stay afloat: Arizmendi Mission is offering light-bake pizzas,...

The big missing story on the power outages

I am a longtime critic of the SF Chronicle, so let me take a second to say this: As the crisis of power outages emerged throughout the day, the...

Ben Folds illuminates the music biz with ‘Lightning Bugs’

Ben Folds is not your average rockstar, so it’s no surprise that the genre-bending alternative, pop, and classical artist’s autobiography, A Dream About Lightning Bugs, is not your typical...

Doormat Division: Our local teams could still be the worst ever

Three and 10? 3-10!??  With just three weeks to go in the run to the Moldy Carpet trophy, the worst our gridiron losers can offer is a possible 3-13 record. The...

Who’s endorsing whom on SF’s ballot?

Update:We've added endorsements from SF Affordable Housing Alliance, SF Berniecrats and SF Republican Party. Sharp-eyed election observer Sharky Laguana put together a handy Google Doc comparing several major local organizations' endorsements...

DeShawn Patton sentenced to state prison

A car break-in case that sparked a city-wide outcry, particularly from a group of White anti-crime crusaders, came to an end yesterday. DeShawn Patton, a 21-year-old black man, was...

Dirty desperate lies about Prop. C

Proposition C to appear on November’s ballot is a long time coming. It’s San Francisco’s opportunity to tackle the humanitarian crisis of homelessness while transforming the lives of thousands...