Golden Gate Xpress

Forkin' Frisco: Diversity on display in Western Addition eateries

Matt Maxion February 6, 2012

What’s arguably one of the city’s most demographically mixed neighborhoods, the Western Addition has become a go-to spot for its food and nightlife. From the jazz-influenced history of the Fillmore...

SF Planning tackles a racist history

David Mamaril Horowitz October 7, 2019

Back in the 50s and 60s in San Francisco, house deeds prevented homeowners from selling houses to people of color, and banks refused to provide home loans to African-Americans.  National laws...

Religious leaders and CSU seek pathways for future students

Jason Rejali February 15, 2017

SF State President Leslie E. Wong and Rev. Amos Brown shared the pulpit at Third Baptist Church for the 12th annual CSU Super Sunday, to discuss the importance of higher education in the African American...

Seanan Kenney, Jon Ray Guevarra, and a fellow student raise their fists and hold a banner saying I believe in ethnic studies to show their support for the College of Ethnic Studies in Malcolm X Plaza at SF State, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. (Mira Laing / Special to Xpress)

Students and faculty meet with President Wong as potential cuts loom for Ethnic Studies

Jeremy Porr and Jordan Vail February 26, 2016

[slideshow_deploy id='70842'] Students clad in black and red hurried around the halls of the Ethnic Studies and Psychology Building early Thursday morning with flyers still warm from the printer, as...

San Francisco neighborhoods fed up with Ellis Act evictions

Kyle Da Silva March 20, 2014

SF State professor and San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia used to carry poems in his pocket. But stopped because he kept pulling out eviction notices. Murguia was one of more than 60 people...

Muni to launch new line for 5-Fulton during spring

Noemy Mena November 28, 2012

After a long day of school, business major Justin Helzberg wants to get home so he can kick off his shoes, doze off for an hour and catch up on homework. However, waiting for the 5-Fulton means it’s...

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...

VIDEO: Sunday Streets engages community in the Mission

Ana Preza May 9, 2012

Families, local businesses, community programs and visitors gathered at the Mission May 6 for its first of four Sunday Streets. Sunday Streets is a neighborhood event that brings people together to promote...

Sunday Streets season kicks off at Embarcadero

Elissa Torres March 11, 2012

Casually walking or biking in the middle of the street doesn’t seem like the best idea, especially in San Francisco, unless you’re attending Sunday Streets. The City of San Francisco started a free...

Bicycling group brings second monthly event to city

Krissa Stanton February 10, 2011

A different type of party rolled into San Francisco Friday wheeling in enthusiasm and support for the bicycle culture. San Francisco Bike Party, a co-op organization, invites people of all ages and skill...

Hazmat suit and an air purifying respirator are seen through the window of the J. Paul Leonard Library. (Dyanna Calvario/ Golden Gate Xpress / San Francisco, CA., Aug. 25, 2020)

California State University remains virtual in spring

Olivia Wynkoop, Managing Editor September 10, 2020

The California State University will remain virtual for the 2020-21 academic year, according to  Chancellor Tim White’s announcement on Thursday.  White said that despite the fact that the Fall...

SF emergency water inadequate for earthquakes

Corey Browning September 26, 2019

A major earthquake is due to strike San Francisco, and the western and southeastern neighborhoods lack seismically sound water pipes, leaving more than 300,000 residents vulnerable to the catastrophic...

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