14 Dec 2012

Holiday fundraising organizations strike success in nightclub events

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”The San Francisco Firefighter's Toy Program took place Thursday, Dec. 7, 2012. Yuppie Friday, a nonprofit organization, hosts charity events every other month at local bars

04 Dec 2012

City attorney questions safety of Monster Energy Drinks

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”Monster, the controversial energy drink with high levels of caffeine, can be purchased by students at the One Stop Shop in the Cesar Chavez Student Center

30 Nov 2012

Bay Area storm leaves roughly 5,100 residents without power

An estimated 5,100 residents are currently without power in the Bay Area as of in result of this morning’s storm, according to an email from Fiona Chan, PG&E’s spokeswoman. Chan

28 Nov 2012

Muni to launch new line for 5-Fulton during spring

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

28 Nov 2012

Streetscape project aims to improve pedestrian safety on 19th Avenue

[caption id="" align="alignright" width="256" caption="Workers plant aloe and other small plants on 19th Avenue's median at the intersection of Santiago. Photo by Andy Sweet / Xpress"][/caption] One of San Francisco’s

13 Nov 2012

Newly launched Wheelz offers car-sharing services to students

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”Reise Tanner uses several car rental programs in the Bay Area. With vehicle rentals becoming more popular in San Francisco, Wheelz has launched a rental option

25 Oct 2012

Komen Foundation questionably snubs porn site's donations

Watch boobs and save some while you’re at it, PornHub says. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the popular porn site wanted to donate one cent per each

25 Oct 2012

SFMTA awarded $942 million grant for Central Subway

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency was awarded nearly $1 billion in federal grants and funds to construct the highly anticipated Central Subway connecting the Bayview District to Chinatown and

19 Oct 2012

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

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

09 Oct 2012

Gov. Jerry Brown bars college officers from demanding applicants' social media information

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”Derrick Sykes, 21, right, checks his Twitter account as he takes a break from studying inside the J. Paul Leonard Library in San Francisco Monday, Oct.

24 Sep 2012

BART sees record-breaking ridership in September

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”BART has seen a spike in its ridership this September, averaging 380,000 passengers. The number of passengers peaked at around 400,000 for four days this month.

17 Sep 2012

BART to hold community events for its 40th anniversary

[caption id=”” align=”alignnone” width=”640″ caption=”BART passengers wait for their train at Powell Street Station Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012. BART will conduct several community events this week in celebration of its

12 Sep 2012

Food trucks plan to provide healthy meals to Tenderloin residents

A former San Francisco supervisor hopes to put a new spin on food trucks by employing — and catering to — the homeless. Former Supervisor Bevan Dufty was inspired by

05 Sep 2012

San Francisco plans to add 900 new parking meters in Mission Bay

Drivers, start digging under those couch cushions because soon that spare change could be needed to feed the hundreds of new meters set for installation in San Francisco. “This plan