The Drought Creeps Back, Covering 48 Percent of California

The state's reservoirs are far from depleted, but we're burning through much of the reserves last winter's rains provided.


Yesterday’s Crimes: The Trials of Orlando Cepeda

Giants legend Orlando Cepeda was rushed to the hospital Monday after suffering from a cardiac incident. While fans wait for news on the Hall-of-Famer's condition, we have a tale of his previous struggles and ultimate redemption.



G-Eazy Returns a Hero

Four albums in, has success left the Oakland rapper beautiful, damned, or both?


3 Acts To See This Week: Palehound, The Album Leaf, and Sevdaliza

Intimate indie rock on Thursday at Bottom of the Hill, transcendental post-rock Friday at Swedish-American Hall, and jazzed-out R&B on Saturday, also at Swedish-American.



Half Magic

Heather Graham’s very funny directorial debut looks at misogyny both inside and outside the film industry.


The Party

A great director keeps things lo-fi.