Stories about Soma

Designer Dexter Simmons’ new ‘Wavy’ line was born in SF clubs

'Weirdly queer' fashion star took inspiration from rave, goth energy for summer look—and that's just one piece of the portfolio.

Fewer’s racial-equity plan could change the way SF makes policy

A new office would analyze legislation through a lens that has been missing from city policy -- and could lead to some dramatic changes in the political discussion.

Screen Grabs: The perils of ‘Midsommar’

Plus: Paris is Burning, Maiden, Bastille Day, Jaws, War and Peace, and more in cinemas

The problems with the gig economy and a housing ‘crisis’ bill

Supes hold a hearing on Uber, Lyft, and their ilk -- and planners look at a state measure that does nothing for affordable housing. That's The Agenda for June 23-30

Haney moves to save Mezzanine — and Soma nightlife

Proposal would make it harder to turn venues into tech office space.

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.