SAN FRANCISCO ― A Trump administration lawyer said in federal court Friday that the president’s executive order targeting so-called “sanctuary jurisdictions” wouldn’t actually affect San Francisco, one of the cities he has been most intent on punishing for its lack of help with deportation efforts.
WASHINGTON ― Two top Trump administration officials wrote to California’s chief justice on Wednesday to tell her they won’t honor her request to stop conducting immigration enforcement within courts.
Oakland Raiders fans may be sad about the team’s move to Las Vegas, but it may give them more chance to score off the field than ever before.
Photos by Kevin Berne
Puppetry goes to the devil in Berkeley Rep's Hand to God, and the fire it generates delivers a heavenly -- or hellish -- explosion of hilarity.
Some people just read more slowly than others.
The San Francisco Public Library newest book is actually one of its oldest: More than a century old.
Today, Cesar Chavez would have been 90 years old.
On this national day to commemorate the great civil rights and labor leader, I imagine what he would have thought if he were alive, as he looked around the Central Valley, the place in California where he staked his famous fight for the rights of migrant farm workers.
The final page of a classic children’s tale came unexpectedly to life in Oakland, California recently.
A tree on a city sidewalk was chopped down, leaving a stump with a chair-like backrest jutting out, upon which someone has written a portion of “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein:
This past Holiday season, residents and visitors in The City became very familiar with the beaming face of San Francisco Ballet soloist, Koto Ishihara. A major feature of the company's media campaign for The Nutcracker was a glamorous image of the Snow Maidens captured by resident photographer Erik Tomasson.
Acclaimed organist Christopher Houlihan returns to San Francisco for an all-French program at Grace Cathedral this coming Sunday at 4pm. Christopher's selections include Louis Vierne's Carillon de Westminster and "Scherzo, Cantabile, and Allegro" from Symphony No.
It’s one of the least-known members of the octopus family ― a creature so elusive that scientists weren’t even sure what it ate.
Well, that’s paws for concern.
A cat in Mendocino County, California, had an experience that some might find hysterical (emphasis on the “hissss”).
Photos by Kevin Berne
Transforming a novel into a play -- especially one as sprawling as Khaled Hosseini's A Thousand Splendid Suns -- inevitably requires difficult choices: how much to keep, how much to cut, how to shape the elements that appear on stage.
San Francisco Ballet recently announced the promotion of Wei Wang to soloist for the 2017 Season. That means he's staying. Thank you, SF Ballet! Wei has been a member of the corps de ballet since 2013 - grabbing my attention throughout a wide variety of assignments and in a long list of diverse repertoire.