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DEWPOINT perform at Juan Bautista Circle during the Nightlights event in Park Merced in San Francisco, on  Dec. 4, 2020.  (Katherine Burgos / Golden Gate Xpress)

SF State’s Parkmerced hosts social-distanced musical light show for holiday season

Joel Umanzor Jr. and Katherine Burgos December 9, 2020

With new stay-at-home restrictions being handed down by Gov. Gavin Newsom this past week, Californians are once again finding dwindling options for outdoor activities. With limitations on congregating,...

An empty classroom during the last week of class at SF State in San Francisco California. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

Photo of the Day: Parkmerced/Empty School

Emily Curiel, Photographer May 14, 2020

I wanted to go for a walk to get my mind off the recent news about classes being online for the fall semester. While walking around my neighborhood I found myself back at school. I was longing for...

Early morning fire breaks out at Parkmerced high-rise apartments

Lea Loeb September 22, 2017

A high-rise in Parkmerced had to be evacuated early this morning after a fire broke out, hospitalizing two people. San Francisco firefighters responded to the call at 125 Cambon Drive at about 5:45...

A view of Park Merced housing near San Francisco State University on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. (Sarahbeth Maney/Golden Gate Xpress)

Will Parkmerced’s construction spell bad news for students?

Garrett Bergthold August 30, 2017

** This story was originally printed with information that stated that the new Creative Arts building would include housing and retail. The correct information is that there is a new Creative Arts building...

A group of men play pool a The Lister Bar in Parkmerced on April 26, 2017 in San Francisco, Calif. (Alina Castillo/Xpress)

Parkmerced bar shakes shady rep to bring in college students

Shahni Ben-Haim May 3, 2017

The Park Merced watering hole, known to many as The Lister, has recently undergone a few changes aimed at bringing in more of a crowd from the Parkmerced community, including SF State students. The...

Poke Kana is located near SF State in the Park Merced shopping center, where you can create custom poke bowls in San Francisco, Calif. (Alina Castillo/Xpress)

Poke Kana brings fresh fish to Parkmerced

MJ Ongoy May 2, 2017

Tucked in the middle of the student-frequented shopping center on Cambon Drive, along the eastern stretch of Parkmerced, is Poke Kana, a restaurant within walking distance from SF State that focuses on...

An apartment building on the seventh floor of the 125 Cambon Drive building near SF State on Saturday,  Dec. 17, 2016 is blackened from a fire that occurred Friday evening (Jacqueline Haudek/ Xpress).

Fire in Parkmerced displaces two

Jacqueline Haudek December 17, 2016

Two people are displaced after a fire caused damage to an apartment complex at 125 Cambon Drive on Friday evening, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. SFFD tweeted that the fire was contained...

Parkmerced Construction To Affect Student Parking

Jason Rejali September 30, 2016

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an ordinance on Tuesday that will vacate streets around SF State to make make way for construction and redevelopment of the Parkmerced area.   Scheduled...

Former Park Merced janitors and handymen who have been terminated two weeks prior rally in front of the Park Merced leasing office Thursday, April 23. (Angeline Ubaldo / Xpress)

Contract terminations of Parkmerced employees, lead to picket lines

After the recent termination of Parkmerced janitors and handymen, the former staff and their supporters picketed April 23 for the second time in two weeks. When Preferred Building Services replaced...

Parkmerced residents gather to discuss housing relocation

Alma Villegas November 15, 2014

Hundreds of residents living in Parkmerced will be relocated as part of a redevelopment project to add almost 6,000 new housing units to the neighborhood starting next year. The project, approved by the...

Two injured in Parkmerced early morning blaze, cause unknown

Bradley Focht February 13, 2014

Two people were injured early Thursday morning in a fire that started on the sixth floor of the Parkmerced apartments on Cambon Drive, near SF State. Fire crews responded to the two-alarm fire at 12:22...

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...

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