Golden Gate Xpress

SF to vote on vacant storefront tax

Corey Browning

December 3, 2019

As San Francisco’s tech economy booms, brick and mortar retailers are struggling to stay afloat, and popular shopping corridors are becoming filled with storefront vacancies.  “Every block has at least one and usually...

SF deadlier for cyclists, city declares emergency

Corey Browning

November 12, 2019

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors declared a state of emergency Nov. 5 in response to pedestrian and bicyclist fatalities in the city. The resolution comes days after a woman was killed and a man critically injured while wa...

Former SF State instructor runs for mayor with pro-Trump agenda

Corey Browning

November 5, 2019

You may have seen the flyers floating around campus — bold red text, a photo of a woman in a red suit with slogans like “make San Francisco safe and clean” and “keep traditional family values” printed in both Chinese...

No more private cars on Market Street

Corey Browning

November 2, 2019

Market Street, San Francisco’s busiest pedestrian, bicycle and transit corridor, will soon be free from private vehicles, with wide protected bike lanes, larger sidewalks and sped-up transit lines from the Embarcadero to Goug...

A guide to safer Bay Area cycling

Corey Browning

October 15, 2019

Though San Francisco has made great strides in its effort to be bicycle friendly, pedaling through the cities congested streets, dodging Lyfts and Ubers, suffering up steep hills, all while avoiding getting your tires caught in MU...

4 injured as Excelsior fire burns 2 homes

Corey Browning

October 7, 2019

Four people were hospitalized after a two-alarm fire broke out in an Excelsior District home Monday, Oct. 7.  Three injured residents and a firefighter are expected to be okay with mild to moderate injuries. The fire originat...

City creates street-level drug dealing task force

Corey Browning

October 1, 2019

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the creation of a task force Sept. 24 to tackle the street-level drug dealing which plagues the Tenderloin, SoMa and Mid-Market neighborhoods.    The 12-seat committee will advise city o...

SF emergency water inadequate for earthquakes

Corey Browning

September 26, 2019

A major earthquake is due to strike San Francisco, and the western and southeastern neighborhoods lack seismically sound water pipes, leaving more than 300,000 residents vulnerable to the catastrophic fires that would follow. Tha...

SF negotiating infrastructure buyout PG&E

Corey Browning

September 18, 2019

San Francisco offered Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) $2.5 billion to purchase its power infrastructure that serves the city. The offer, which was outlined in a Sept. 6 letter sent by the city to PG&E, comes a...

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