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Real-estate industry rebels at modest measure to limit corporate rentals

Peskin wants to crack down on developers building housing that's actually long-term hotel rooms.

DA Chesa Boudin sworn in with promises of dramatic reform

New DA vows end of cash bail, end of three-strikes, the start of restorative justice.

Screen Grabs: New year, death row

January's usual grab-bag of silly movies is leavened by two serious legal dramas (and a legend's epitaph).

Our top stories of 2019

Protests, blackouts, shady developments, a close election, tenant victories, and a ton of arts and culture—we couldn't cover it without your support

Screen Grabs: The (first world) war on Christmas

1917 is emotionally and atmospherically vivid. Plus: Little Women, Uncut Gems, Decoder, and more in cinemas this week.

Screen Grabs: Bombshells, Cats, and Star Wars—must be holiday time

Sink your claws into blockbuster season—plus Lost Holiday, Miyazaki Mania, Agnes Varda, Chinatown Rising, and more

Review: Toot toot! Beep beep! It’s the Donna Summer musical

Full of flash and movement, 'Summer' isn't breaking any new ground—but oh, those unforgettable tunes.

Arts Forecast: Drag Queens on Ice, Burning Man: The Musical, more

Heiroglyphics, Krampus Pageant, Paranoid London, Sophie, Go Bang!, a couple great art walks, and more this week.

In ‘Mother of the Maid,’ Joan of Arc’s maternal support takes center stage

Playwright Jane Anderson infuses a classic tale with gut-level feelings that translate to our moment.

From Lagos with love—and the god of fire

Nigerian-born, SF-based musician, DJ, and activist Bisi is just getting started on his quest to 'birth more.'