***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
Every April 20, cannabis lovers have converged on the grassy knolls of Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park to smoke marijuana and celebrate the "stoner's holiday."
This year, San Francisco took matters into its own hands and decided that with the recent passing of Proposition 64,
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
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
Despite a handful of minor arrests and several enthusiastic debates, the "alt-right" rally in Berkeley on Thursday ended on a surprisingly peaceful note.
In stark contrast to rallies and protests since February, conversations and handshakes transpired between opposing parties and there was no sign of the
Local scientists, educators and students filled Market Street for the March for Science on Earth Day to support funding, literacy and diversity in science.
The idea to organize the March for Science began in Washington D.C. in late January and spread throughout the world in more
The Berkeley Police Department is investigating a former Diablo Valley College teacher accused of assaulting a Trump supporter at a protest in Berkeley.
Anonymous users on 4Chan, a public online bulletin board, identified philosophy professor Eric Clanton as the masked man who hit a Trump supporter
Every year thousands of people from every walk of life converge upon San Francisco’s famed Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park on April 20 to celebrate the one thing they all have in common: a love of all things cannabis.
Meeting at Hippie Hill on April
Correction: A previous version of the article referred to the anarchist website “It’s Going Down” as an Antifa website.
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[media-credit id=466 align="alignright" width="373"][/media-credit] People pour milk into the eyes of a pepper-sprayed right-wing protester at the corner of Center and Milvia Streets in
Violence erupted in Berkeley today when competing left and right wing groups clashed in Martin Luther King Park.
It was unclear which group announced their event first, but both were determined to rally in the park simultaneously.
Rich Black, who organized the March for Trump event at
Seventy-five years after the issue of Executive Order 9066, Asian Americans fear the rhetoric that led to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II is experiencing a revival, scapegoating a new vulnerable group: Muslim Americans.
Despite this dark stain on American history, the continued
Militant protests shut down a scheduled speaking event by controversial “alt-right” speaker and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos Wednesday night at UC Berkeley.
The protest resulted in an impromptu march down Bancroft Avenue after university officials canceled the event roughly an hour before it began.
Campus police announced
Faculty and students came toe-to-toe with Chancellor Timothy White at Cal State East Bay to express their frustration as part of a contentious listening tour forum Monday afternoon.
White’s listening tour, during which he visits all 23 CSU campuses throughout the state to listen to each
SF State students who use the school's free shuttles to Daly City BART said they are frustrated with the long wait to board buses. Their concerns come only a semester after the University contracted transMETRO, a full-service shuttle company, to operate a new fleet of
SF State students will see changes to their Muni routes beginning Sept. 26 as part of a citywide Muni improvement program, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority announced Aug. 28.
The changes are part of SFMTA’s Muni Forward campaign, an effort to update the transit system to make it "better, safer
San Francisco is known for many things: fog, the Golden Gate Bridge, fog, cable cars— did we mention fog? It's also known for its plethora of diverse bars and restaurants. For a city that doesn't even measure 50 square miles, it packs in a lot of
At eight years old, former San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom convinced his younger sister, Hilary Newsom, to help tear up the backyard and create a six-hole miniature golf course. As Hilary Newsom made cookies and lemonade to sell, Newsom said he went through the neighborhood selling
As graduating students prepare for commencement, some will use the opportunity as a final form of student activism by putting their hands up to show solidarity for the victims of police shootings.
The Black Student Union and Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán are organizing students to participate in
The San Francisco Police Department responded to reports of a suspicious package in a neighborhood near 19th and Holloway avenues Wednesday night. Police tape blocked traffic and prevented pedestrians from entering the scene.
As Amy Farah Weiss walked her candy apple red bicycle in front of the steps of City Hall, the Bay Area native handed out voter registration sheets from the basket of her cruiser on a windy day in May.
She paused to chat with local activists Andy Blue
[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] SF State students wait with hand designed Emoji balls while participating in a Twitter challenge during a recording of The Ellen DeGeneres Show at Dick's Sporting Goods in Daly City Monday, May 11. (Angelica Williams / Xpress).[/caption]
Students gathered anxiously at the
Additional reporting done by Steve Calderon
As the Municipal Transit Agency service improvements rolled out across the city Saturday, SF State sophomore Andrea Rios said she waited nearly half an hour at the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues for the 28 bus to arrive.
The changes are part of Muni
Hundreds of demonstrators shut down Bay Area streets and restaurants April 15 as part of a nationwide fight to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.
Protesters rallied in Oakland fast food restaurants, including primarily McDonald's locations, to demand living wages and a workers' union for employees before marching from 14th
In the midst of experiencing one of its biggest development booms in history, with commercial real estate prices up 90 percent, the Building Owners and Managers Association of San Francisco found themselves in a quandary-- there was no one to run the buildings once they were built.
According to BOMA SF Foundation, one of
The first confirmed case of measles in Contra Costa County Feb. 11 spurred health officials to alert thousands of BART commuters of possible exposure.
The county's health services and the San Francisco Department of Public Health issued a widespread alert to BART riders following an infected
Bayview residents voiced their support for the possible SF State Hunters Point campus expansion Jan. 31 at the Bayview YMCA Community Room.
SF State hosted an open forum for members of the Bayview community to discuss how neighbors can benefit from the potential campus extension at the Hunters
After much anticipation from educators, students and other community members, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously passed a resolution Dec. 9 to implement an ethnic studies program in each of the district’s high schools.
The resolution, set to unroll in 2015, is estimated to cost $469,833
When an award-winning Bay Area filmmaker heard that a fellow graduate student's father had developed a brain tumor after years of cellphone use, he asked himself if there could be a relationship between the two.
“I was curious to answer that question,” said Kevin Kunze, the
At 9 years old, Ron and Reggie Richardson amazed passersby while dancing in sync to Michael Jackson’s music in their neighborhood streets. Today as adults, they have taken their connection further, into their new jobs as co-principals of a San Leandro high school.
The 38-year-old SF
As the sun rose above the horizon one November morning, years of what one Native American SF State student described as anger began to wane, transforming his perspective on Thanksgiving Day.
Nicholas Gomez, a descendant of the Ohlone-Costanoan Esselen Nation, a tribe that has resided in the Monterey Bay
Protesters moved towards north Oakland and were able to block traffic for a second time Tuesday on I-580 near 34th Street by climbing up an embankment.
Once police were able to clear the group from the freeway, protesters continued to the intersection of West MacArthur Boulevard
SF State student and bookstore worker Lindsi Lakatos has worked at the campus bookstore for two and a half years, and has found making ends meet on low wages to be a struggle. While Lakatos received a boost in pay after Follett purchased the bookstore
When professor Joseph “Joe” Tuman gave a lecture on the regulation of Internet content to a packed classroom, he offered no hint that he was also running for mayor of Oakland. But the communications professor, who has been teaching at SF State since 1987, spent
The pre-trial hearing for former SF State professor Mark Landis was postponed until Jan. 6 due to his absence, said Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn today in court.
According to defense attorney Thanh Ngo, Landis did not have to be present since his charges are still
The Nov. 4 midterm election brought new and repeat voters to the three polling locations within SF State proximity, who helped determine local and statewide races and propositions.
Some campaigns encountered heavy competition, including the District 17 State Assembly seat that pit supervisors David Chiu and
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="600"] Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protest in front of the Port of Oakland shipyard in an effort to block Israeli cargo company Zim Integrated Shipping Services Ltd. Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. Alma Villegas/Xpres.[/caption]
A crowd of pro-Palestinian protesters rallied last Sunday in West Oakland as