Interview by Caitlin Donohue. From SCENE: The Guardian Guide to Nightlife and Glamour -- on stands in the Guardian now!
"When you walk into a room in San Francisco, half the people in there are going to know who I am — or at least the bear," says "cartoon literalism" artist (and palindrome) Sirron Norris. Norris may be right about his citywide ubiquity. Read more »
"The disaster is already in progress, but we have it in our power to end this injustice,"
Desmond Tutu, COP15
So begins the email that Green for All's Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins sent from Copenhagen at 3 a.m--a message that sums up the climate change-driven disaster that everyone is facing, even if they haven't admitted it, yet.
"This city is filled with people who face the consequences of global warming every day," she continues. Read more »
It’s possible that on December 3rd, 1969, when he was arrested for alleged death threats against President Richard Nixon, Black Panther Chief of Staff David Hilliard could not have predicted he'd have a lasting fashion legacy. It was near the height of the Panthers’ international freedom fighting activities. Read more »
Louis XIV's weakness was liking to hear people sing his praises. Is the same true of Newsom? And is this why he is refusing to meet with immigrant advocates, who have been critical of his sanctuary policy cave-in, and do the right thing for immigrant youth?
Text by Sarah Phelan
City Attorney Dennis Herrera replied today to Sup. Read more »
At a certain point, hibernation becomes a bit of an issue. There’s the odd smell emanating from the heater, the mice scooting about in the antechambers, holiday treats that last night’s hostess convinced you to take home taunting you from the fridge. I appreciate that chilly climes sanction being all cozy inside your Christmas lights and heavy blankets but sometimes… you… need to get out. Read more »