3 hrs ago
California inmates are fighting wildfires; are paid essentially nothing
A firefighter watches for spot fires during a burnout operation while battling the Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park, Calif., Aug. 25, 2013.
13 hrs ago
San Francisco Bay View
James Baldwin's visit to Bayview Hunters Point: Racism, censorship and a vision of democracy
In the summer of 1963, the KQED Film Unit invited author James Baldwin to investigate racism in San Francisco.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Stockton-born Maxine Hong Kingston Receives National Medal of Arts
Maxine Hong Kingston is probably most famous for her first two books, The Woman Warrior and China Men , which explore Chinese-American identity from different angles.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
The Modesto Bee
Focus on Education
The Patterson Joint Unified School District Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the district office, 510 Keystone Blvd., Patterson.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The 2nd Annual Matatu Film Festival - July 16-19, 2014
Returning for a second year, the Matatu Film Festival runs from July 16 to 19 at The Flight Deck and Impact Hub in Oakland.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
SFBG Politics Blog
Inspiring doc 'Keeper of the Beat: A Woman's Journey into...
"I would get the comment 'Gosh, you play really good for a girl,'" Barbara Borden admits in the introduction of Keeper of the Beat , which chronicles her lifelong passion for drumming.
San Francisco Bay Area July 4th Transit and Parking
Bay Area transit agencies are advising residents and visitors that they are on Sunday schedules for the Independence Day holiday today.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
4th of July Recipe: Summer Couscous Pesto Salad
This bright and sunny Israeli couscous salad is a fresh stand-in for pasta salad at your next barbecue .