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Volunteers from Vibes and Smiles, a non-profit whose mission is to empower and give back to the communities, host a safety kit assembly night for the APPI community in South San Francisco on April 23. (Avery Wilcox / Golden Gate Xpress)

Bay Area nonprofit distributes safety kits to AAPI elders

Dan DeJesus, Staff Reporter May 13, 2021

In recent months, violence against Asian elders in the city and around the Bay Area has touched a nerve with community members. Since the pandemic started, Asians and Pacific Islanders have experienced...

The event emphasized that school districts are starting to recognize the importance of recognizing systemic issues, such as poverty and hunger, and how schools can do their part in helping kids overcome those inequities. (Karla Orellana for Golden Gate Xpress)

Bay Area educators call for strides toward anti-racist classrooms

Karla Orellana, Special to Xpress February 27, 2021

Centering curriculum around Black, Indigenous people of color, and recognizing accessibility are necessary steps in combating anti-racism and addressing inequities throughout the education system, according...

A woman shops in a stall of red and gold decoration items in Oakland, CA., on February 8, 2021, in preparation for the Lunar New Year. (Sabita Shrestha / 
 Golden Gate Xpress)

Attacks on elderly Asian Americans surge in the Bay Area during the festive season

Sabita Shrestha, Copy Editor February 12, 2021

Stores in Chinatown are crammed with roadside stalls of red and gold decorations, mandarins and tangerines, dried ingredients and flowers; the festival is around the corner. The 15-day celebration of the...

Dungeness crabs on display at Bel Air Grocery in Roseville, CA. A limited number of Bay Area restaurants and markets are selling the delicacy at this time. (Ellie Doyen / Golden Gate Xpress)

After a delayed start, dungeness crab season arrives in the Bay Area

Dan DeJesus, Staff Reporter February 8, 2021

The Dungeness crab season arrives in the Bay Area after a two-month-long delay involving price negotiations and low supply, which hampered the beloved season for seafood lovers.  Adrian Hoffman of...

Nearly 100 Sikh Americans — mostly unmasked — met around the Consulate General of India located in the Richmond District on Tuesday. Peaceful protesters gather to oppose the new farmer bill that will make agricultural practices privatized, putting the majority of farmers in the country at risk. (Jun Ueda / Golden Gate Xpress)

Bay Area Sikhs protest at Indian Consulate

Matthew Faludi, Staff Reporter January 27, 2021

Around 100 demonstrators, largely Sikh, gathered outside of the Indian consulate in San Francisco’s Richmond District on Tuesday to voice their opposition to the Indian government's new agricultural...

In the Bay Area, daily cases rose from 475 on Oct. 22 to 1,700 on Friday, San Francisco Health Officer Dr. Tomas Aragón said at the conference. San Francisco is recording 142 new cases per day, compared to 34 in late October, Aragón added. (Dyanna Calvario / Golden Gate Xpress)

Five Bay Area counties to preemptively enact state’s stay-at-home order

David Horowitz December 4, 2020

Five Bay Area counties will impose the strictest stay-at-home orders since spring in a bid to stem the recent spike in novel coronavirus infections expected to overwhelm hospitals statewide in the coming...

The Happy Hour episode 8: THE BAY AREA SHIFT

The Happy Hour episode 8: THE BAY AREA SHIFT

Malakai Wade, shaylyn martos, and Paul Kelly November 20, 2020

Welcome back to the Happy Hour! The Bay Area is in for some changes following the 2020 election and the uptake in COVID-19 cases, and hosts Malakai and shaylyn are here to share some positive stories...

The Voting Center located in front of the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium with San Francisco City Hall in the background lit up with red, white and blue lights in San Francisco on Nov. 3, 2020. (Dyanna Calvario / Golden Gate Xpress)

Highlights of Xpress election coverage around the Bay Area

Xpress Staff November 6, 2020

The 2020 Election Day was like no other. From the increased amount of mail in ballots to the later announcement of how the winner is, the pandemic changed the course of this election in several ways. However,...

San Francisco City Hall turns their lights red, white and blue for Election Day on Nov. 3, 2020, after the state was announced to give its Electoral College votes to former VP Joe Biden  (Dyanna Calvario / Golden Gate Xpress)

Bay Area residents share predictions on general election outcomes

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading President Donald Trump in early election results, and voters from both sides are on edge as the country awaits results from swing states. Current...

An Aztec dancer looks above the trees on 24th street, during a walk towards 24th and Folsom st. in San Francisco on Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. (Sebastian Mino-Bucheli / Golden Gate Xpress)

The Bay Area celebrates Día de Los Muertos

Yeily Mendez, Staff Reporter November 3, 2020

 Many Latin American countries welcome November with Dia de Los Muertos, a 3,000 year-old annual celebration of remembrance for deceased family members and friends where family members visit the graves...

Protesters march down 17th Street in San Francisco after a grand jury verdict decided to not charge any Louisville police officer in the killing of Breonna Taylor on Wednesday Sep. 23, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Media)

Bay Area erupts in protest following Breonna Taylor verdict (Photo Gallery)

Emily Curiel, Harika Maddala, and Michael Montalvo September 25, 2020

Protesters took to the streets of San Francisco and San Jose to show their disapproval of the verdict for the death of Breonna Taylor on Wednesday evening. Taylor became one of the faces of police...

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