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Despite logistical challenges, Clusterfest brings gut-busting laughs to San Francisco

Comedy Central’s Clusterfest, a three-day comedy and music festival, returned to San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza for the second year in a row, bringing headlining big names including Trevor Noah, The Lonely Island, Tiffany Haddish, John Mulaney, Amy Schumer and Jon Stewart. The popular event also featured talkbacks with comedians and entertainment artists, musical acts…

City of Palo Alto votes in favor of gender equality ordinance

Last Thursday, the City of Palo Alto Human Relations Commission (HRC) unanimously voted in favor of the Convention of the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) ordinance, which aims to mitigate gender inequality in Palo Alto by conducting a gender analysis and potentially creating a gender equality task force. With the HRC’s recommendation, the ordinance will now be passed onto the Palo Alto City Council for consideration.

‘The Green Fog’ is a dizzying Hitchcock homage

Alfred Hitchcock’s “Vertigo” is the ultimate re-watch movie. Film critics prescribe this movie like Tylenol: If you’re in love, see “Vertigo”; if you’re depressed, see “Vertigo”; if you just saw “Vertigo,” see “Vertigo” again. (Director and cinephile Chris Marker boasted that he’d seen the film 19 times.) And the critics have a point, mostly. “Vertigo” is…