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Pedestrians walk alongside Amos Goldbaum’s recently completed mural, in the heart of Noe Valley. Goldbaum said, “Now it feels like a cohesive whole.” (Leila Figueroa / Golden Gate Xpress)

Noe Valley mural celebrates Slow Sanchez

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Situated in the middle of the road on the 24th block of Sanchez and Elizabeth streets in Noe Valley lies a maze of bright orange linework, zigzagging up, down and around the length of the road. While indiscernible...

Forkin' Frisco: Exploring rich flavors in Noe Valley

Matt Maxion February 20, 2012

Noe Valley’s clean-cut image and wide variety of bistros and coffee shops make this neighborhood a quiet and quaint haven away from the hustle of the city. With Victorian homes and upscale restaurants...

Azikiwee Anderson, founder of RizeUp Sourdough, sprinkles flour all over his workspace before he starts working with and shaping his dough in his North Beach baking space on Sept. 2, 2021. Each loaf is sized to be small enough to enjoy all at once if desired, but large enough to feel substantial and shareable. (Morgan Ellis/Golden Gate Xpress)

Bakery changing the world through each bite: A Black baker’s story in his journey for change

Marlyn Sanchez, Staff Reporter September 10, 2021

In light of the Black Lives Matter movement, Azikiwee Anderson turned baking into a business with a mission to challenge stereotypes. Black Lives Matter started as a hashtag after the absolution of...

Tours of new cultural flavors of SF

Briana Battle, Art Director October 7, 2019

Chuy’s Fiestas It’s no secret that San Francisco’s Mission District has a surplus of Mexican food. It’s nearly impossible to walk a few blocks in the Mission without coming across one of its...

SFs push for zero plastic

SF’s push for zero plastic

Karamel NunezMartinez September 12, 2019

San Francisco instituted its newest regulations to reduce single-use plastics in the city.  The Plastic, Litter and Toxics Reduction Law prohibits food and beverage vendors, event producers and...

Business owner of the West Portal Daily speaking to SFFD about the damages that occurred to his business on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 in San Francisco.  

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West Portal fire under investigation

Madison Van Every January 24, 2018

Tuesday night at approximately 10:40 p.m., a three-alarm fire broke out at 32 West Portal Ave. and continued to spread to two neighboring businesses, according to an official press release from the Mayor’s...

Jason Wu, chief police for campus and safety poses for a photo at the SF State Police Department on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (Cristabell Fierros/ Golden Gate Xpress)

Q&A with SF State Police Chief Wu

Jose Jimenez October 30, 2017

For many years, Jason Wu would dress up every Halloween as “Bingo” from the 1960s kids television program, “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour.” Today, Wu dawns a police uniform as SF State Police...

Yvonne Daley laughs at something a student said during her Feature Writing class Wednesday, April 22. This semester marks the end of her teaching career in the Journalism Department. (Daniel E. Porter / XPRESS).

Journalism professor earns fond farewell

Frank Ladra May 20, 2015

Yvonne Daley is no stranger to investigative journalism. Growing up in the suburbs of Boston, the SF State journalism professor she said she was always asking the deeper questions from a very early age. “I...

Tim Stone, third year, works the front desk at the Bike Barn at San Francisco State University in San Francisco, Calif. on Tuesday September 2, 2014. Stone has been working at the bike barn for a year now.

SF State rolls out new bicycle maintenance program

Timothy Smith September 2, 2014

A new bike safety and repair program will wheel through campus starting mid-September to accommodate the growing bicycling community and curb the University’s environmental impact. The Power to...

Supervisor Wiener's nudity ban would strip San Francisco's culture

Noemy Mena October 19, 2012

From Bay to Breakers to Folsom Street Fair and SF Pride Parade, people flock to the city to see what San Francisco’s culture is about. It’s fairly safe to say there’s nothing like an SF party once...

10 delicious San Francisco dining options after graduation

Matt Maxion May 15, 2012

As we go on we remember all the times we ate together. It’s time to treat yourself and eat away the stress accumulated over the last semester. What better way to indulge with friends and family after...

Fillmore neighborhood to welcome new restaurants and revenue

Jennifer Terman April 5, 2011

The jazzy streets of the Fillmore, long filled with retail shops and a dearth of food options, will soon be home to more restaurants and bars that will offer more options to visitors and community members. The...

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