lake merced

Body found at Lake Merced, raises questions

November 7, 2018 News 1 Comment

A 64-year-old Daly City resident named Maria Lam was discovered dead at Lake Merced in the early morning of Tuesday, Oct. 30. The circumstances of her death will remain a mystery to the public since the SFPD will not disclose any information. The SF State UPD was not notified of the death nor was their ...

Parking shortage burdens people living in vehicles

September 17, 2018 News 1 Comment

First, they couldn’t find affordable housing. Now they can’t find hassle-free parking. People living out of their vehicles amid San Francisco’s housing crisis are finding it increasingly difficult to park as some neighborhoods push legislation to ban overnight parking. Alex Lane, a 23-year-old artist, said he struggled to find a place to park his brown ...

Housing crisis drives students to live in vehicles

September 12, 2018 News 1 Comment

The lack of access to affordable housing on and off campus has pushed some San Francisco State University students to live out of their vehicles. Between 20 to 30 vehicles parked on Lake Merced Boulevard and Winston Drive, adjacent to campus, are motorhomes and vans that people of various ages and professions use as living ...

Crossways pose threat to SF State students

May 17, 2017 News 1 Comment

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 of one of the city’s high-injury corridors — the 12 ...

Remapping planned for Muni routes

September 9, 2015 News 1 Comment

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 and more reliable,” according to the project’s site. The plans involve ...

Driver blacks out on Lake Merced Blvd, car overturned

March 6, 2014 News 2 Comments

A police officer investigates the scene after a driver blacked out and flipped their car on Lake Merced Boulevard between Font Boulevard and Higuera Street around 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 6. Photo by Jessica Christian / Xpress Around 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 6, a motorist on Lake Merced Blvd. blacked out while driving, according ...

New Recreation Wellness Center headed for SF State in 2018

February 4, 2014 News 1 Comment

Provided by Pam Su SF State is on its way to becoming one of the many California State Universities with a full-service recreation center by 2018. Students have financed the Recreation Wellness Center’s planning, design and future construction since Fall 2012 through a $90 fee included in their tuition each semester. Once the complex opens, ...