The gay marriage ruling we've all been waiting for could finally come tomorrow. Until then, you can watch and listen as every politician and political wonk weighs in, mostly favorably, giving the gay community the boost it needs. Today we heard from Alaska's Lisa Murkowski, who became the third GO ... More >>
The 2012 general election will be the first since the national rate of mortgage delinquencies rose above 10 percent. While it seems the fever broke in early 2010, when nearly 15 percent of home loans were past due, the country's foreclosure rate is still twice as high as it was pre-recession.And for ... More >>
History will eventually figure out the social implications of the foreclosure crisis -- its longterm effect on the wealth gap between minorities and white people, its role in gentrification, whether it permanently alters the popular conception of the America Dream, etc.Some early returns are in. A s ... More >>
No deportation for Minhaz Kahn. But others might not be so lucky. A DREAM-Act-eligible recent college grad won reprieve on his deportation case earlier this week, yet the celebration ends there. San Francisco-based immigration officials warned attorneys that not all DREAM Act-eligible immigrants ... More >>
Minhaz Kahn is facing deportation on November 18. Federal immigration officials in San Francisco are ignoring a June memo from immigration authorities that deprioritizes deportation immigrants who came into the country as kids. In the most recent case, it's affecting a UC-Riverside neuroscie ... More >>
Stafone Jackson, star athlete and studentICHI Sushi on Mission Street will donate a percentage of dinner proceeds tonight to the family of Stafone Jackson, a 20-year-old graduate of Mission High School who tragically drowned while camping last month. According to news reports, Jackson d ... More >>
W. Kamau Bell has built a career on examining the messy intersections of race and class in a supposedly postracial world.
How an eccentric architect with a penchant for pre-Columbian relics rocked the antiquities world and became the de Young Museum's most mysterious donor
Should Dr. Al Cooper's fuzzy data and controversial subject stop him from becoming a media darling -- or getting a date?
Deaf students wonder why officials at UC Berkeley and UC Davis won't hear their plea for equal access to education
Last year, two Bay Area astronomers said they had discovered planets outside our solar system and became instant media celebrities. Now, Paul Butler and Geoff Marcy face prominent scientific challengers who contend some of the new planets are nothing but