Man Who Shot Friend on Polk Claims it Was an Accident, Will be Released From Jail

Jose Manuel Beltran appears to have been in a revelatory mood in…

 

Suspect in Serial NorCal Rape Cases Arrested in Berkeley

Authorities in Sacramento today announced a major break in a serial rape…

 

A Doll’s House Divided Cannot Stand, at Berkeley Rep

My favorite interpretation of Nora, the heroine of Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s…

 

Massive Dark Money Donation Rocks D6 Race

A big and very expensive shoe just dropped in the District 6…

SoMa Driver Booked on DUI for Fatal Hit and Run

Police arrested a man suspected of driving under the influence during a…

The Pressure Cooker: Shiva Ahmadi’s Animation of the Syrian War

After artist Shiva Ahmadi made her first animation, Lotus, in 2014, she…

With 18 School Board Candidates on the Ballot it’s a Battle to Stand Out

As a low-level, unpaid, elected position, school board races often take a…

Was the Prophet Muhammad Tripping on DMT?

British artist Haroon Mirza and the Asian Art Museum go out of…

Golden Gate Park: You Can Lead a Horticulture

Jane Smiley’s A Thousand Acres is a retelling of King Lear set…

Frog Invasion!

In 2011, a massive effort launched to rid a small, quiet area…