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Thousands gather at Golden Gate Park’s Robin Williams Meadow in San Francisco, CA on April 20, 2022 for the 4/20 Festival (Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez / Golden Gate Xpress)

4/20 celebration returns to San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park

Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez, Staff Reporter April 22, 2022

Golden Gate Park attracted thousands for the first time in two years on cannabis' unofficial holiday. People celebrated “420” in the San Franciscan tradition of gathering at Hippie Hill. In previous...

California lifts mask mandate for K-12 schools, San Francisco public schools will not

Emily Calix and Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez March 1, 2022

California will drop the mask requirement inside K-12 schools. The new indoor mask policy will take effect on March 12.  Gov. Gavin Newsom announces the state will continue to adjust its policies based...

The Cathay House located in San Franciscos Chinatown on Feb. 2. San Francisco is now the fourth city in the state to apologize to Chinese immigrants for its history of racism and discrimination. (Paris Galarza / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco to apologize for wrongs to Chinese Immigrants

Jocelyn Hernandez Gomez, Staff Reporter February 3, 2022

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a resolution on Tuesday to apologize to Chinese immigrants and their descendants, following a spike of Asian hate crimes in the Bay Area.  The...

Jacob Magpantay prepares to back squat 435 lb inside the weight training area of the Mashouf Wellness Center at SF State in San Francisco on Sep. 14, 2021. (Nicolas Cholula / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco loosens masking requirements for some indoor spaces

Matthew Cardoza, Copy Editor January 28, 2022

Office spaces and gyms will no longer require visitors to wear masks indoors starting Feb. 1, according to the San Francisco Department of Public Health.  Spaces labeled “stable cohorts” — individuals...

Dressed to mimic the Haunted Mansion archetypes from Disneyland, Christian Cagigal offers attendees of the SF Ghost Tour stories of various spirits that still have a presence, on Oct. 26, 2021. Attendees came from all across the Bay Area and out of state. (Cameron Lee / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco’s accidental feminist ghost tour

Matthew Faludi October 29, 2021

The streets of Pacific Heights on a Tuesday night are not a typical setting for a history lesson. The teacher, cosplaying as a cross between a Victorian gentleman and a cast member from the Haunted Mansion...

Behind Maj. Rick Rose stands Fat Albert, a C-130J Hercules aircraft, on Oct. 7, 2021, at Oakland International Airport. After the pandemic resulted in fleet week being cancelled in 2020, a large mass convened Oct. 8 to 10 to the Marina Green to witness the air acrobatics. (Matthew Cardoza / Golden Gate Xpress)

Hundreds flock to San Francisco for Fleet Week return

Matthew Cardoza, Matthew Faludi, and Albert Gregory October 13, 2021

Hundreds of people lined the Marina Green, Fort Mason and Aquatic Park in San Francisco on Sunday, to catch a glimpse of aerial stunt performances, including the return of the Navy Blue Angels. Spectators...

Isaac Benard (L) and Shawon Dunston Jr. (R) pose for a photo before their game on September 9, 2021, at Mercy Health Stadium in Avon, Ohio. (Elizabeth Agazaryan / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco native duo play professional baseball in Ohio

Elizabeth Agazaryan September 30, 2021

Around 18 years ago, Shawon Dunston Jr. and Isaac Benard were batboys for the Giants. Now, the two life-long friends play professional baseball together and dream of playing in the MLB. Over the summer,...

Jade Arellano speaks during a rally outside the San Francisco Hall of Justice on Sep. 21, 2021. Arellano is the organizing director with the Western Regional Advocacy Group, which claims on their website to “expose and eliminate the root causes of civil and human rights abuses.” (Nicolas Cholula/Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco Public Defender sues Superior Court of California

Nicolas Cholula, Multimedia Editor September 22, 2021

San Francisco Public Defender Manohar Raju, and family members of loved ones imprisoned past their trial deadlines, spoke during a rally and press conference Tuesday outside the San Francisco Hall of Justice. Raju...

A view of the downtown San Francisco skyline from Ina Coolbrith Park on Tuesday, Jan. 19. (Jun Ueda / Golden Gate Xpress)

COVID-19 challenged in San Francisco by a different crisis: Fentanyl

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Reporter May 15, 2021
Drug overdose fatalities in the city more than doubled coronavirus-related deaths in 2020
Stephanie Ernst Scott recounts one of the hundreds of stories behind the photos that line the entryway into Gus’ Discount Tackle. Customers and friends have built up the shrine-like collection over decades. (Avery Wilcox / Golden Gate Xpress)

The owner of one of San Francisco’s oldest tackle shops does not fish

Matthew Faludi May 13, 2021

Stephanie Ernst Scott would be the first to admit that she has never fished a day in her life — a unique position to be in as the owner of a 62-year-old tackle shop. After 45 years at Gus’ Discount...

Attendants at the Flower Strike at the United Nations Plaza/Civic Center on Saturday, April 10, 2021. The strike commemorated those who had died in the anti-coup protests. (Lucky Whitburn-Thomas / Golden Gate Xpress)

Myanmar protesters hold ‘flower strike’ at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco

Jian Yang April 13, 2021

Members from the Free Burma Action Committee held a flower strike at the United Nations Plaza on Saturday. The protest's purpose was to oppose the brutal killing of the Burmese people by their government....

An art enthusiast scrolls through a touchscreen monitor to view local artists whose work has been converted into NFTs at Local Maker Mart Gallery on March 25. The gallery was presented by Recreation Sound Systems. (Emily Curiel / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco art gallery becomes first in city to hop on cryptoart trend

Dan DeJesus, Staff Reporter April 8, 2021

For the past couple of months, NFTs have gained traction as more of the public gravitate toward the latest cryptocurrency trend.  NFT, which stands for non-tangible token, acts as digital collectibles...

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