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Bernie Sanders appeals to Bay Area residents in campaign rally

Bernie Sanders appeals to Bay Area residents in campaign rally

Catherine Stites, City Editor
February 17, 2020
Filed under City

Democractic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders came to Richmond Monday for a Bernie Get Out the Vote Rally.  Prior to Sanders speaking, local activists energized the crowd shown via a Sanders’ campaign live stream.  Ivan Aguilar, a Bernie 2020 field organizer, helped open the rally by asking people...

Bay Area Painters Battle through art

Jeremy Julian, Staff reporter
February 5, 2020
Filed under A&E

Music flowed through the dimly lit Great Northern Club in the Mission on Wednesday night as a large crowd watched 12 artists paint pieces within 20 minutes at Art Battle San Francisco.   This battle consisted of two rounds with six contestants each, with two finalists from each round moving o...

Bay Area haunted houses dare to scare

Alondra Gallardo, Online Managing Editor
October 29, 2019
Filed under Latest

I love the adrenaline rush that comes with the spooky activities of Halloween festivities, so for me, haunted houses are the way to go. After spending some time looking up the top rated haunted houses near me, Blind Scream located in Santa Rosa appeared multiple times so I was compelled to check it o...

A guide to safer Bay Area cycling

Corey Browning
October 15, 2019
Filed under City

Though San Francisco has made great strides in its effort to be bicycle friendly, pedaling through the cities congested streets, dodging Lyfts and Ubers, suffering up steep hills, all while avoiding getting your tires caught in MUNI tracks, can be a daunting endeavor. The good news is there are pl...

Bay Area Guide: Five Places to Celebrate Graduation

Bay Area Guide: Five Places to Celebrate Graduation

Celine Wuu
May 27, 2019
Filed under Opinion

Nothing works up an appetite better than four-plus years of coursework and sitting through a bustling Oracle Park graduation ceremony. After walking the stage May 28, new graduates will have many difficult choices to make, but where to eat, drink, and celebrate shouldn’t be one of them.  Here are ...

Bay Area Knockout Ep. 2

Bay Area Knockout Ep. 2

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
May 6, 2019
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

Sports writer Alonso Frias returns with the second episode of the Bay Area Knockout for the Golden Gate Xpress. In this episode Frias goes over wins from the top two pound for pound fighters in the world. Vasiliy Lomachenko knocked out Anthony Crolla at the Staples Center and Terence Crawford defeated Amir Khan at Mad...

Oakland teacher strike inspires other Bay Area school districts to follow

Oakland teacher strike inspires other Bay Area school districts to follow

Audrey Esomonu
March 22, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Keith Brown, President of Oakland Education Association speaks at the Teachers Strike rally in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 in Oakland, Calif. (AMANDA PETERSON/ SPECIAL TO GOLDEN GATE XPRESS)   In the wake of the successful Oakland teacher strike two weeks ago, educators ac...

Bay Area Knockout Ep. 1

Bay Area Knockout Ep. 1

Alonso Frias, Staff reporter
March 14, 2019
Filed under Multimedia, Sports

The Bay Area Knockout Podcast is a new podcast coming from sports writer Alonso Frias. This podcast from the Golden Gate Xpress details professional boxing matches that occurred over the past weekend. In its inaugural episode, Alonso discusses the fights between James Degale vs Chris Eubank Jr on Showtime, and Bran...

Venezuela conflict carries over to Bay Area

Venezuela conflict carries over to Bay Area

Xpress Staff
March 12, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

Numerous organizations rallied at United Nations Plaza on Saturday before marching down Market Street to protest United States interventionism tactics in Venezuela and other Latin American countries. Community organizations participating in the rally, like the Third World Resistance, said the White...

Snow and hail dust Bay Area

Snow and hail dust Bay Area

Xpress Staff
February 12, 2019
Filed under Latest, News

A sudden drop in temperatures brought rain, snow, and hail to the Bay Area for the first week of February, taking many residents by surprise with no signs of stopping in the days to come. Bay Area residents reported chunks of hail pelleting the ground after temperatures dropped to as low as 40 degrees...

Dining services promotes stop hunger initiative for Bay Area community

Dining services promotes stop hunger initiative for Bay Area community

Jailene Escutia
November 27, 2018
Filed under Latest, Life, News

In honor of World Kindness Day celebrated earlier this month, the SF State Dining Services will be holding a PB&J Drive, Stop Hunger Initiative, on Wednesday, November 28 from noon to 7:00 p.m. at City Eats as an effort to combat food insecurity in San Francisco and Bay Area. “Students will ...

Cannabis dominates Bay Area ballots

Cannabis dominates Bay Area ballots

Lorenzo Morotti
November 1, 2018
Filed under News

From the South Bay to Contra Costa County, this year’s midterm elections is all about cannabis. Communities throughout the Bay Area are organizing to pass or trash gross taxes on recreational marijuana cultivation and sales. Across the state’s 58 counties, 170 other local proposals aim to regulate marijua...

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