The ways in which media has abstracted the violence in Gaza brought back to mind an experience I had with an editor in 2014, when I tried writing about the Oakland-Palestine Solidarity Mural.
This past May, after 30 years on the job, Kenneth Baker announced his retirement as art critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. Today, his replacement was announced.
OAKLAND, Calif. — San Francisco has become a city of gadgets, but it’s always been a city of letters. The town was central to the Beat movement in the 50’s, and the recent, city-wide SF Lit Crawl shed light on its wide variety of independent bookstores.