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Balboa Skatepark creates space for skater community

Matt Saincome October 2, 2012

With hip-hop playing off in the distance, there is a notable and collective silence as spectators hold their breath in awe of Chris Jatoft, as he launches himself out of the bowl and soars through the...

Planning Commission advances overnight parking program

Planning Commission advances overnight parking program

Lance Tisuela September 3, 2019

The San Francisco Planning Commission unanimously advanced a project to provide those living in their vehicles long-term overnight parking, social services and sanitization stations at a lot across...

Glen Park BART station reopens after suspicious package found

Glen Park BART station reopens after suspicious package found

Joseph High February 15, 2019

The Glen Park BART station in San Francisco has reopened after a suspicious package was reported on a train Friday afternoon between 1:10 and 1:15 p.m., according to a recorded voice message from BART...

Police Officer S. Jung stands in front of a Balboa BART entrance that is blocked due to a possibly fatal accident on the tracks.

Balboa BART Station resumes service after medical emergency

David Mariuz March 11, 2014

The Balboa Park BART Station has resumed service after experiencing major delays and temporary closure due to reports of a person under a train, according to a BART official this afternoon. The report...

City proposes Muni M-line to run under Parkmerced, extend to Daly City BART

City proposes Muni M-line to run under Parkmerced, extend to Daly City BART

Ida Mojadad October 1, 2013

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (SFCTA) proposed the elimination of parking spaces along 19th Avenue to make room for a new M-Ocean View Muni line that would run underground through...

Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station is one of many other locations that display posters of the Not One More Girl campaign as it advertises BART’s first sexual harassment prevention program. (Samantha Laurey / Golden Gate Xpress)

BART partners with community organizations to tackle sexual harassment

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Reporter May 3, 2021

In response to Sexual Assault Awareness Month, BART launched its first campaign specifically addressing sexual assault and harassment on public transit for girls and gender expansive youth.  The campaign,...

A vacant East bound BART train departs from the Daly City BART Station in San Francisco on March 9. (Leila Figueroa / Golden Gate Xpress)

So, what was the deal with ‘Pelosi’s subway?’

Sean Watkins, Staff Reporter March 25, 2021

When the House voted on Biden’s relief bill late into the night on March 10, House Republicans had a lot to say about ‘Pelosi’s subway.’ Members of Congress, such as House Minority Leader Kevin...

San Francisco Police officers stand guard as students protest the CSU settling a lawsuit regarding anti-Zionism by blocking Muni tracks at 19th and Holloway Avenues on Thursday, Mar. 21, 2019. (AARON LEVY-WOLINS/ Special to Golden Gate Xpress.)

Protesters denounce CSU settlement over Zionism

Shaylyn Cortney Martos March 21, 2019

A group of students blocked the MUNI M-Line tracks at the terminal just off campus Thursday to protest the settlement between California State University’s Board of Trustees and two Jewish students who...

Mayoral candidate Amy Weiss takes a moment from her day of campaigning in front of City Hall during a May Day workers rights rally Friday, May 1. She gathers signatures for the upcoming election. (Helen Tinna / Xpress)

Grassroots alumna in mayoral race against incumbent

Peter Snarr May 13, 2015

As Amy Farah Weiss walked her candy apple red bicycle in front of the steps of City Hall, the Bay Area native handed out voter registration sheets from the basket of her cruiser on a windy day in May. She...

Woman drives onto 19th Avenue Muni tracks, causes M line delay

Woman drives onto 19th Avenue Muni tracks, causes M line delay

Benjamin Kamps October 16, 2013

SF State faculty and students' commute was delayed earlier tonight due to a stuck car on the Muni tracks at 19th Avenue and Crespi Drive. An unidentified 49-year-old woman drove her car onto the...

Gators rugby football club strives to attain NCAA recognition

Xpress Staff October 9, 2012

The grueling hits, furious pace and overall physical exertion rugby players put forth is immense, but despite the sweat and bruises, it isn’t considered an NCAA sport. Founded in 2005, SF State’s...

PHOTOS: San Francisco mayoral candidates in the final stretch

Sara Donchey November 8, 2011

After weeks of tireless campaigning, the big day for San Francisco mayoral candidates is finally here. Today is Election Day, and candidates will be undoubtedly as busy as the San Franciscans voting for...

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