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SF State Hall of Fame welcomes four new members

Eliza Flynn

November 5, 2019

Distinguished members of the SF State community dined at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in celebration of the induction of four new members to the SF State Hall of Fame Saturday, Nov. 2. The university’s signature purple lit up ...

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...

SFSU Surfers beat Cal, UCSF in ‘Battle of the Bay’ Competition

Jesse Gomez

November 5, 2019

Surfers from San Francisco State University, University of San Francisco and the University of California Berkeley, enter the water for a mock surfing competition at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Nov 2, 2019 (Photo by James Wyatt / Golden Gate Xpress) As seconds fell from t...

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...

Blackouts continue as state burns

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 29, 2019

PG&E briefs and updates Expect Bay Area power outages for the next decade, according to Utility PG&E chief executive Bill Johnson during a California Public Utilities Commission meeting earlier this month. According to t...

Gators weigh in on election propositions

Lance Tisuela

October 29, 2019

More young people are voting now than four years ago, mainly due to year-round voting initiatives on college campuses. The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement, conducted by the Institute for Democracy & Hig...

Student fatally shot off campus

Diego Felix

October 29, 2019

SF State President Lynn Mahoney sent out an email notification to students Friday afternoon stating that a student passed away Thursday evening.  “I write to share tragic news that an SF State student was shot Thursday aft...

Students gain culinary and restaurant management experience

Felicia Hyde, Arts & Entertainment Editor

October 29, 2019

Soft jazz faintly hit diners’ ears as the restaurant staff gently placed cutlery on napkins around the Vista Room on SF State’s campus on early Monday afternoon. Conversations between the head chef and cooks accompanied t...

Kincade fire blazes on

MJ Johnson

October 29, 2019

Fire engulfs a farm next to Chalk Hill Road near Windsor, Calif on Oct 27. (Will Wendelman / Golden Gate Xpress) The blaze of the Kincade Fire in Sonoma County, which started Wednesday night, grew to a whopping 66,231 acres and led to mass evacuations of the surrounding area...

Kincade Fire worsens, some refuse to leave

Wilson Gomez

October 29, 2019

Firefighters from Palo Alto Engine Co. 65 fight to save a farm on Chalk Hill Road, near Windsor Calif. Oct 27. (Photo by William Wendelman / Golden Gate Xpress) As wind speeds in Northern California intensified Sunday, firefighters across the state made an effort to save the ci...

Power outages expected to strike Northern California again

David Mamaril Horowitz

October 22, 2019

Fifteen California counties and 209,000 premises may lose electricity once again on the heels of the largest imposed power outage in state history, the bankrupt utility Pacific Gas and Electric announced the afternoon of Oct. 2...

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