Homicidal Police. False Reports. Racist Texts. Hunger Strikes. Protest Marches. Supervisor Dissent. None were enough to convince Mayor Ed Lee that the San Francisco Police Department has a problem. But shit adds up. The lies, the murders, the marches, and the screaming – they add up. And today, when police
Andres Guerrero and Matt Gonzalez invited artists to sound off on this year’s most-watched reality T.V. series: The 2016 Presidential Race. More than 80 artists contributed pieces to Welcome to the Left Coast — which opened Saturday at the Luggage Store. As a favor to you all I’m skipping over
In case you missed it, and really why wouldn’t you have, last weekend was the final White House correspondents’ dinner of Obama’s presidency. To celebrate the event, top-ranked white noise television channel C-Span broadcast the dinner live. Much to literally everyone’s surprise the dinner accidentally turned into something both entertaining
Let’s just get this out of the way: Fuck 2016. Prince, the man who single-handedly tore down and rebuilt entire genres of music and film, transcended his earthly form today to join Bowie in a duet so powerful that it could only take place in the far reaches of the
Opponents raise a number of concerns. Some see the charge for using cash unfairly discriminatory, arguing that elderly, poor and homeless populations often lack the resources to buy a Clipper Card ($3), keep it preloaded, access the website, or make the trip to one of the few stations where cash loading is possible.
In what’s shaping up to be a brutal year for the world of music, 2016 was dealt yet another blow today with the death of outlaw country legend, Merle Haggard. Today was his 79th birthday. Merle Haggard was a thief, a drunk and a genuine son of a bitch. But
Every early 20’s white kid’s favorite music festival, Coachella, returns to Indio, CA in April to host some of music’s biggest names and rising stars. As a special treat to concertgoers, the event’s organizers are taking a page out of McDonald’s playbook and sending custom Cardboard VR headsets along with
Inevitably, stories of voters being turned away at the polls pop up each election season. While some of the incidents are related to corruption or abuse of power, many are due to a lack of clear, widespread information about state-specific voting laws. In California, we have a semi-closed primary system.