SF’s immigration courts by the numbers

San Francisco’s official stance as a bulwark against President Donald Trump’s promised crackdown on illegal immigration here and across the…

2 years ago

Reflections from a ‘son of San Francisco’

This week, I would like to share with you an excerpt from a speech made by Landon Dickey, a special…

2 years ago

Future of CCSF’s accreditor in hands of Betsy DeVos

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will soon decide whether City College of San Francisco’s controversial accreditor continues to have…

2 years ago

‘Source’ takes on Chelsea Manning controversy

Composer Ted Hearne picked a bold, complicated, newsworthy topic for his 2014 oratorio “The Source” — the Chelsea Manning WikiLeaks…

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‘Brazen’ effort to oust ethics commissioner Kopp is obvious political payback

For the first time in years, San Francisco’s Ethics Commission has found its spine. This is in no small part…

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SF’s Elections Commission asks mayor to put $4M toward open source voting system

While the Elections Commission may be among the least followed city bodies, the seven members are playing a critical role…

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Feb. 21-22: Hazel English, Electric Guest, Marc Bojanowski, Roxane Gay, Martyn Burke, Deborah Crombie, Valeria Luiselli, Anthony K, Pump and Dump Band of Mothers tour

TUESDAY, FEB. 21 Hazel English: The Oakland-based singer-songwriter, originally from Australia, plays from her “breezy, sun-kissed” EP “Never Going Home.”…

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Sexy pleasures among Han Dynasty ‘Tomb Treasures’

It’s a stretch, but the Asian Art Museum is flogging its fascinating new exhibit, “Tomb Treasures: New Discoveries from China’s…

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