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More than half of SF families are financially insecure

Shelley Wang

November 19, 2019

More than half of San Francisco’s families are financially insecure even though households average $110,816 annually, according to a Nov. 6 report. Forty-seven percent of families in San Francisco — about 168,000 households — had...

SF State alumna stars in Tony winning musical ‘Gypsy’

Sahar Swaleh

November 12, 2019

After weeks of rehearsals and preparation, SF State alumna Elaine Jennings starred as Tessie Tura/Miss Cratchitt in the Tony Award-winning musical “Gypsy” on opening night Nov. 9 at the Alcazar Theatre. The Alcazar, a nonprofit thea...

LGBTQ+ homeless youth struggle to get social services

Wilson Gomez

November 12, 2019

A block from the Twitter and Uber headquarters, five LGBTQ+ homeless youth recounted their experiences being homeless in San Francisco. Each had moved to the city to find a more accepting place than where they’d left behin...

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...

Trump’s ‘public charge’ policy blocked

Shelley Wang

November 5, 2019

Federal judges in New York, California and Washington temporarily halted President Donald Trump’s policy to potentially deny immigrants green cards based on their usage on government benefits, four days before the law would ha...

SF cuts contracts with anti-abortion states

Shelley Wang

November 5, 2019

Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Vallie Brown announced Oct. 16 that beginning 2020 San Francisco will ban city-funded travel and business with companies based in 22 states that have policies restricting abortions. Approved ...

Brandon Lee airlifted back to SF

David Mamaril Horowitz

November 5, 2019

SF State alumnus Brandon Lee followed his heart across the globe nine years ago, leaving behind the comfort and safety of his San Francisco home to advocate for poor farmers in the Ifugao province of the Philippines.  ...

Festival of Altars celebrates life and death

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

November 5, 2019

Members of Mixcoatl Anahuac Aztec dance crew prepare for their first performance at Potrero Del Sol Park during the Mission District’s celebration of Dia de los Muertos on November 2, 2019. (Photo by Camille Cohen / Golden Gate...

City divided on mental health services

Sam Moore

November 5, 2019

Two dueling ballot measures that aim to address mental health services for San Francisco’s homeless population may be pitted against each other in the March 2020 election, as city supervisors and Mayor London Breed debate how...

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...

Prop C on the ballot

Shelley Wang

October 29, 2019

San Francisco’s consolidated municipal election is coming up Nov. 5 and on the ballot is Proposition C, which if approved would overturn a San Francisco ordinance suspending the sale of electronic cigarettes and other nicotine vapo...

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