Oakland Rep. Barbara Lee Might Join Nancy Pelosi in the Democratic Leadership

The Oakland representative, who turns 72 today, is mulling a bid to replace Rep. Joe Crowley, who famously lost to a 28-year-old outsider, as the caucus chair.


Non-Citizens Can Now Register to Vote in School Board Race

Immigrant parents will have more voice over their children's education — with a huge caveat that ICE can access their registration information.



That Sweet Stench of Death: Another Corpse Flower Will Bloom

The Conservatory of Flowers doesn't have a specific date yet for when 'Suma the Titan' will emit her fantastic aroma of decomposing flesh, but expects huge crowds again.


Show of Show-Offs: Peter Hujar at BAMPFA

Three decades after his death from an AIDS-related illness, the ‘totally unreachable’ photographer first career retrospective, 'Peter Hujar: Speed of Life' comes to the Bay Area.




Being a teenager still sucks, and more so in some places than others.


The Misandrists

The director of Super 8 ½ reconciles revolutionary beliefs with sexual politics, among other things.