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Funding approved for bicycle parking

Brenda Reyes

February 2, 2011

With 16 percent of San Franciscans saying in 2007 that they used a bicycle as a mode of transit at least once a week, new plans to facilitate their use are underway. "In the past four years, the number of people biking has increased...

Marchers in Bay Area show support for Egypt uprising

Christine Tjandra

February 1, 2011

With the protests in Egypt to oust Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, a longtime ally of the U.S. government, continuing to build momentum, several Bay Area organizations and community members believe the end of Mubarak's rule ...

Homeless count an inexact science

Gil Riego Jr.

February 1, 2011

San Francisco conducted its citywide homeless count on Jan. 27 in an attempt to document any change from the 6,514 estimated homeless citizens tallied in 2009. Executive director for the Coalition on Homelessness Jennifer Fr...

Protesters, supervisor voice concerns about KUSF sale at rally

Jennifer Terman

February 1, 2011

Protesters gathered in front of City Hall Tuesday afternoon against the sale of the University of San Francisco's bandwidth for radio station KUSF to the University of Southern California. "They forced everyone out of the ...

New museum highlights GLBT history

Kelly Goff

January 25, 2011

Pieces of lockers from an old bathhouse, a vast collection of matchbooks from gay bars, a flashy sequined dress, and a display of various sex toys in all shapes and sizes are not typically items found in a museum. Yet nestled...

Anti-abortion supporters rally thousands in San Francisco

Xpress Staff

January 22, 2011

Thousands of anti-abortion and abortion rights advocates flooded The Embarcadero's Justin Herman Plaza on Saturday for the seventh annual Walk for Life West Coast. The rally occurred amidst heightened attention over abortion and marked the 38th anniversary of Roe vs. Wade....

Edwin Lee voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco

Geena Stellato

January 22, 2011

Following a months-long stand off between progressives and moderates on the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Edwin Lee was unanimously voted in as interim mayor of San Francisco on Jan. 11. He replaces Gavin Newsom, who de...

Cheer coach may "resolve" case Feb. 15

Xpress Staff

January 19, 2011

Ashlee Nicole Haley, the former SF State cheer coach, charged with multiple felonies including grand theft, made her appearance in San Francisco Superior Court today for a pre-hearing conference at 10:30 a.m. By 10:40, the hearing...

LGBT activists protest UN vote to execute gays

xpressmagazine

December 12, 2010

A group of LGBT supporters and activists gathered at the United Nations Plaza in downtown San Francisco Dec. 11 to condemn the international organization's mid-November vote to exclude gays from executions and unjustified killings...

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