Weekend winds spread embers from the fires in Northern California and ignited new blazes, forcing mandatory evacuations of about 400 more homes on the edge of Sonoma.
The Northern California fires began last Sunday and consist of 15 active blazes across eight counties that have burned
The sun is red. The earth, white. There is no sky. Just across the highway, life appears to continue. Santa Rosa, despite being one of the most severely impacted cities in Sonoma County, is doing everything it can to care for its own in the
A #NoMuslimBan vigil was held on Monday at Civic Center Plaza, a day before the Trump administration planned to announce their third iteration of the travel ban.
The event was hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a non-profit, civil rights advocacy group based in Santa
The Tubbs Fire consumed 25,000 to 30,000 acres of Santa Rosa land, forcing many people to evacuate their residences, according to a tweet from the Santa Rosa Fire Department.
The Tubbs Fire–– named after Tubbs Lane in Calistoga, California, where the first signs of the growing
NAPA, Calif. — The Atlas fire in Sonoma County began late in the evening Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, and forced residents in its path to evacuate throughout the night and into the following day.
One place of refuge is Napa Valley College, where classes were cancelled
Last Monday morning, America woke to the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history after a gunman opened fire on the estimated 22,000 people attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, leaving 58 dead and nearly 500 injured.
For one survivor, SF State alumna Christine
Update 4:50 p.m.
The number of fire-related fatalities has grown to 10, officials say.
As communities are destroyed by fire aggravated by strong winds and pervasive drought, fire departments have shifted from fighting fires, to saving lives, according to Ken Pimlott, the director of the California Department
As Santia Herrera strolled past the dim sum spot near Mission and Persia streets Sunday, her four-year-old daughter rode a pink bike. It was 70 degrees, and a perfect day for the Excelsior District’s annual Sunday Streets block party.
After a long day of sunshine,
The anticipated pinnacle of the canceled “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley ended in a small show of right and left wing supporters clamoring to drown out each other’s voices last Wednesday.
A crowd that fluctuated in size every hour, as students walked from and
At Mission High School on Saturday, volunteers and government officials came together to create a workshop for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) renewals in response to the Trump administration’s closure of the program.
Hundreds of DACA recipients flooded the high school’s halls, and patiently waited
***additional reporting by Aria Brock***
Bernie Sanders is working to make California State Universities tuition-free, just like San Francisco City College, the first in the state to do so.
Finding standing room to see Bernie Sanders in the 304 max capacity Diego Rivera theater at City College
Up to 8,300 new student beds will arrive on campus within 15 years as SF State accelerates its transition from being a commuter campus towards a residential campus, SF State officials announced Monday.
More than 70 people witnessed the public unveiling of the first pieces of
Bernie Sanders received immense support from the crowd as he spoke at this year’s California Nurses Convention to discuss the Medicare For All Act at Yerba Buena Gardens.
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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.m. where they rescued three victims from a blazing seventh-floor apartment.
Two of the
It was supposed to be one of the typical errands to run before a wedding — buy the wedding cake. Now, five years later, the idea of such a wedding cake led to a Supreme Court showdown, after a Colorado baker refused to create a
On Sept. 19, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.1 shook the community of Mexico City and caused over 200 deaths, according to Mexico’s President Enrique Peña Nieto’s press address.
The event coincided with the 32nd anniversary of 1985’s temblor. A mandatory evacuation was issued to
Finding a place to live near SF State is as tough as the 49ers finding a win – it’s rough out there.
It’s time consuming, awkward and stressful. Craigslist is hit or miss. Open houses often feature a half-dozen or more candidates competing for a single bedroom.
For the purpose of this article, the term Mexican-American is used to refer to a person of Mexican heritage who is living in the U.S. regardless of citizenship status. The term Latinx is the gender-neutral version of Latino/Latina and is used to refer to a
Riot gear equipped officers from three different departments encircled a portion of UC Berkeley's campus Thursday night as security for Ben Shapiro’s 7 p.m. speaking engagement.
Shapiro is a right wing political pundit who has written for Breitbart, The Daily Wire and other similar publications.
As a record-breaking heatwave blitzed San Francisco over Labor Day weekend, more than 400 “zinesters” filled the non-air conditioned County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park for a Sunday zine fest.
A Zine — short for fanzine — is traditionally a “cheaply-made, cheaply-priced publication, often in
“Everybody wants to be hood, see hood, live hood, rep hood, but still call the hood babies hoodrats as they feel distasteful at the thought of an alley with a sofa they claim we have so much in common with, you know? Since apparently we’re
***Additional reporting by Savannah Assi and Gabriela Cazares-Lopez***
The Trump Administration announced yesterday morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted recipients protection from deportation and gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the country as minors.
The Trump Administration announced this morning that it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which granted protection from deportation and gave work permits to undocumented immigrants who came to the country as minors.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a press
President Trump has decided to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, with a six-month delay, Politico reported.
The Obama-era program grants work permits to undocumented immigrants who arrived in the U.S. when they were minors and protects them from deportation.
***Additional reporting by Travis Wesley***
Black smoke was seen coming out of the chimney of the Russian consulate in San Francisco earlier today, a day after the Trump administration directed the closure of the building after tension between the United States and Russia heightened.
Firefighters were dismissed
The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning in the San Francisco Bay Area this Labor Day weekend. Daytime temperatures are expected to reach up to 99 degrees Fahrenheit in San Francisco today according to the NWS
The warning applies to cities from the Santa
***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, Golden Gate Xpress City News Editor***
What many anticipated to turn into a violent clash between right-wingers and their opposition morphed into a day of peaceful gatherings for counter-protesters who had no one to confront on Saturday.
The right-wing group, Patriot Prayer,
***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
The first of this weekend’s counter-rallies took place last Friday at Civic Center, where around 400 counter-protesters held “#UniteAgainstHate” signs and Mayor Ed Lee, along with a diverse set of speakers, condemned Saturday’s white supremacist rally.
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Violent outbursts marked a tense day of demonstrations today in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park as police grappled with controlling the crowd and keeping the peace.
Counter-protesters jumped over barricades into the park after police abandoned the area in the face of hundreds of
***Additional reporting by Ian Williams, Golden Gate Xpress City News Editor***
The canceled press conference by the right-wing group, Patriot Prayer, turned into a victory rally for counter-protestors today after they showed up in droves.
Patriot Prayer was a no-show at its planned press conference
This weekend’s controversial far-right protests, slated to be held on both ends of the Bay, have been canceled—each citing violence for the sudden change of plans.
The city-stopping “Freedom Rally,” set to take place at San Francisco’s Crissy Field this Saturday, was canceled due to safety
SF State biology students are teaming up with high school students in East Oakland to test the amounts of lead in their community using samples of dust, paint, water and hair.
In a recent Reuters report, nearly 3,000 communities’ nationwide lead samples were double those
Traffic accidents killed three people in San Francisco between April 28 and May 1. One victim, Meda Hacopian, 77, was killed while crossing Lake Merced Boulevard at Font Boulevard, the same intersection slated for SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center.
This junction is at the end
The victim of a homicide on Treasure Island Wednesday has been identified as an SF State graduate student.
He was identified by the medical examiner Friday, weeks before accepting his master’s degree, SFGate reported.
Although initially identified as Guo Yuchuan, his professors knew him as Yuchuan