***additional reporting by Brian Neumann***
An SF State Student was charged with battery on a police officer and resisting arrest Tuesday afternoon in connection with this weekend’s events in Berkeley.
Yesania Mendez, 22, attended East County Hall of Justice in Alameda County where six other people were
***Additional reporting by Ian Williams***
BERKELEY, Calif. -- Thousands gathered at Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park Sunday morning in response to an alt-right rally causing an uproar of violence with counter protesters that left 13 arrested.
Counter-protesters, numbering in the hundreds, seized Civic Center Park
A power substation at Pacific Gas & Electric prompted an outage in San Francisco, shutting down traffic lights, cable cars, Muni service and BART on Friday leaving around 90,000 utility customers without power.
The series of outages started around 9 a.m., according to PG&E spokesperson Tamar
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[media-credit name="Mason Rockfellow" align="alignright" width="566"][/media-credit] SF resident Jamieson Pryor, 31, chants during the Tax March against Trump and him not releasing his tax statements on April 15, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. (Mason Rockfellow/Xpress)[/caption]
Thousands of marchers across the U.S. took to the
Thousands of protesters filled Civic Center Plaza Saturday afternoon, joining cities nationwide, to demand President Trump release his tax returns.
Presidents are not required by law to release their tax returns, but each has done so voluntarily since the early ‘70s.
Trump has refused to release his
San Francisco Women Against Rape held their 12th annual walk on April 8 at the Women’s Building to raise awareness about sexual assault and violence against women.
According to SFWAR, one in four women and one in 11 men will be raped once in their lifetime
Amid protests Wednesday, the California State University system’s governing board voted 11-8 to raise tuition at its 23 campuses – the first raise in six years.
Tuition will increase by $270 per year for in-state students beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, up from the current
Activists gathered at San Francisco City Hall as the rally for “A Day Without Woman” kicked off on Wednesday. Women and male allies came to stand up and show solidarity with women of all backgrounds.
A large group of women took the day off from work
The San Francisco Women’s March organization will be holding a Day Without a Woman rally on Wednesday at San Francisco City Hall from 11 a.m. to noon, where the group will then march to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement headquarters on Sansome Street.
I have been dating my partner for four years now. I truly believe our relationship has lasted with the 200-mile distance standing between us due to the respect we have for one another and our relationship.
Politics never came up between us until last year,
Students got the chance last week to have an open dialogue about polyamorous relationships. Due to high demand, SF State’s Education and Referral Organization for Sexuality, a sex-positive safe space for students, hosted “Finding Your True Love: Polyamory:101” Thursday afternoon.
Reyna Aguilar, coordinator for EROS, thought
Vianney Casas was at home waiting for a text from her mom to say she had successfully entered the U.S. The reply she got wasn’t the happy news she was looking for. Her visa had been denied.
“Everything happened in the middle of the night,” Casas