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
The Chinese for Affirmative Action organization housed a rally at Portsmouth Square Saturday to commemorate the 135th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act and to protest the recent travel ban and anti-immigrant policies.
Approximately 800 people attended the “The Rally for Inclusion,” according to event organizers.
Thousands marched in May Day demonstrations in Oakland bringing renewed vigor to a day of protest with recently flagging numbers.
An estimated 2,000-3,000 protesters rallied outside Fruitvale Village before marching to San Antonio Park in East Oakland. Recently, the annual day of protest has become associated
At the foot of San Francisco City Hall, “A Day Without Immigrants” marchers, activists and allies rallied around an unconventional symbol for immigrant worker rights: the paleta man.
Just before 3 p.m. at the May Day immigrant workers strike, a San Francisco park ranger doled out
SF State students and staff troubled by the Trump administration’s attacks on immigrant workers’ rights participated in San Francisco’s May Day march to Civic Center.
May Day, also known as International Worker’s Day, spawned protests focusing on immigrants’ rights throughout the Bay Area, the country and
A San Francisco judge ruled that the executive order against sanctuary cities is unconstitutional in response to a lawsuit filed by San Francisco and Santa Clara against President Trump’s executive order.
On April 14 representatives of the city and county of San Francisco and Santa
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
The Higher Education Committee approved Assembly bills Tuesday that will benefit California students if passed, including one that would freeze tuition until December 2020.
Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva and leaders of the California Faculty Association authored AB-393, also known as the Student Protection Act, which could freeze
Correction: A previous version of the article incorrectly stated that Eaze doesn’t plan on making its service available for recreational users at all, and that Miller directly drove for Eaze.
San Francisco has a history of celebrating the unofficial “420” holiday, but Thursday marks the first celebration since
A Patriots Day rally in Berkeley turned violent on Saturday April 15, 2017 as Trump supporters and white supremacists clashed with a group of black bloc protesters in Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center Park. Breanna Reeves keeps the camera rolling to document the violence
Correction: A previous version of the article referred to the anarchist website “It’s Going Down” as an Antifa website.
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Thousands of marchers across the U.S. took to the
Trump signed a controversial bill to repeal protections that would have stopped internet service provider companies from collecting and selling online activity.
Though proponents say the repeal of this regulation will level the playing field between websites and internet service providers, privacy advocates warn it sets
Senate Republicans bypassed a Democratic filibuster to proceed to a final confirmation vote for Judge Neil M. Gorsuch in an unprecedented decision to change the rules of Supreme Court confirmations.
"This will be the first, and last, partisan filibuster of a Supreme Court nomination," said Senate
Supervisor Jane Kim stood on the steps of City Hall in early February and introduced legislation to transform a six-block stretch in the San Francisco Tenderloin into the nation’s first government-sponsored transgender district.
“The idea is to create a safe space to bring out the history
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.
Trump is threatening to derail Caltrain’s 2-year-old project to create an electrical train corridor from San Francisco to San Jose, as the fight for California’s future rail system continues.
Trump’s decision, lobbied by California GOP house representatives, will push back federal funding for the project until
Three SF State students came to the U.S. as children and all benefit from state and federal programs such as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the California Dream Act as well as state law AB 540. Each student, like many other immigrants, has their
California ranks highest in the U.S. for having the most organized hate groups, according to a recently released report.
The annual study, known as the “Intelligence Report,” was authored by the Southern Policy Law Center, which tracks hate groups. The number of hate groups rose nationally