Stories about Violence

OPINION: Cannabis is not a threat to our neighborhoods

If we treated bars and nightlife the way some at City Hall want to treat weed outlets, this city would be a much worse place

The subtle power of ‘me too’

Why empathy is a key ingredient to activism in the world of sexual assault

The climate apocalypse is upon us

Here's how you can help the fire victims in the North Bay

Frisco Five lead march to Sacto for victims of police violence

The hunger strikers are taking their case to the state attorney general with a 14-day march

59 dead. Hundreds maimed. And we still can’t get real gun control

How many more will have to die before the NRA and its allies are finally discredited?

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

In 1967, protesters filled the streets of Oakland to stop the draft. Seven faced serious charges -- and their message still resonates today

Drop the oratorio

Ensemble Mik Nawooj speaks about fusing classical and hip-hop -- and ambitious new piece 'Death Become Life.'

Tears (and bubbly) for Bubbles

The brutal murder of a beloved, outspoken DJ and artist brought the city together to grieve on Sunday evening.

The Dreamers were betrayed

They are Americans as much as any of us -- and Trump is trying to take away their hope