Stories about Soma

Arts Forecast: White Night rally marks SF’s legacy of insurrection

Plus: A weekend of art from TL residents, Combo Chimbita, Sister Roma's roast, and more.

Arts Forecast: The week’s best moments to honor Momma

Plus: The 48th annual Stanford Powwow, a musical benefit for immigration advocates RAICES, Diana Gameros, and the Walking Distance Dance Festival.

What is Bay Area drag? Oaklash Festival has some wild ideas

Mainstream TV drag be damned—local luminaries revolutionize the art form in a weekend's worth of eye-popping shows.

The SF supes’ salvo against Wiener’s housing deregulation bill

A 9-2 vote against SB 50 puts SF on record against a measure that adds no new affordable housing or transit funding while encouraging more luxury housing.

Supes reject plan that would shadow Soma park

In direct rebuke to mayor, board says that a developer can't buy off the city when it comes to blocking sunshine in a crowded neighborhood.

The Agenda: Saving a SoMa park

Russ Street project would block the sun on the only full-service park in the crowded neighborhood; will the supes defy the mayor and stop it?

Join us for the Sixth Annual 48 Hills Spring Gala!

On May 2, help independent, progressive journalism survive—and have a great time.

Arts Forecast: Reptaliens, Spear of Destiny, V Vale….

An epic Peter Murphy residency, Kitka, DJ Saoirse, Electric Church, Flashing After Dark, The Great SF Corn Dog Festival, and more.

Center of Sex and Culture closes — but Dr. Carol Queen looks to the future

Founder-doyenne of SoMa sex positivity divulges plans for CSC in exile

Some sanity — and insanity — at the Planning Commission

Dramatic discussion on the housing crisis -- and then business as usual.