10 Sep 2019

NRA labeled a domestic terrorist group by city leaders

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Sept. 3 to approve a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a domestic terrorist group. The resolution asked that San Francisco assess

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28 Aug 2019

San Francisco files joint lawsuit over Donald Trump’s newest anti-immigration policy

Santa Clara County and the city of San Francisco sued the Department of Homeland Security on Aug. 13 over a federal rule broadening what public benefits can be considered grounds

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28 Aug 2019

Local Activist Groups Hold A Month of Momentum to Protest ICE

Two demonstrators held a giant floral bed sheet reading “Queers for Open Borders” in front of San Francisco’s U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services headquarters on Aug. 19, as dozens beside

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Photo: Natalia Pourazar
01 Feb 2019

SF taxi drivers preparing to protest over new SFMTA policy

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is facing controversy over a new airport regulation that will block access to San Francisco International Airport for hundreds of drivers.

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25 Sep 2018

Basic hygiene products give hope to homeless in San Francisco

Imagine not being able to shower, brush your teeth or have menstrual products for days or even weeks. There’s an ongoing issue with the lack of hygiene products available to

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17 Sep 2018

Electric scooters to return to city streets

After a rocky start in San Francisco, electric scooter rentals will soon be back on city streets thanks to a pilot program that’s tentatively granting two companies permission to operate.

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14 Sep 2018

Mashouf gears up for exciting second year

After undergoing two years of construction beginning in 2015, SF State’s Mashouf Wellness Center has successfully completed its first year of operations. There is plenty of excitement surrounding the wellness

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13 Sep 2018

Governor signs bill to reduce emissions to zero by 2045

Climate leaders descended on San Francisco for this week’s Global Climate Action Summit days after Gov. Jerry Brown signed an executive order and Senate Bill 100 requiring California to reduce

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12 Sep 2018

Gators represent at Red Bull Bay Climb

Handlebar mustaches, cyclists’ caps, Red Bulls and spectators lined the De Haro Street sidewalks, cheering on cyclists as they rode past during the 2018 Red Bull Bay Climb on Saturday, Sept.

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06 Sep 2018

Hiero Day honors the hip-hop community

Hyphy beats, marijuana smoke and good vibes filled downtown Oakland this Labor Day as people of all ages from all over the Bay Area attended the seventh annual Hiero Day

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30 Aug 2018

Reports of gunfire at Balboa High School lead to four school lockdowns

Reports of gunfire at Balboa High School led to four school lockdowns and one non-life-threatening injury earlier today around noon, according to the San Francisco Police Department. Four student have

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29 Aug 2018

Firetrucks race to 12-story building near SF State campus as fire alarm rings out

Two firetrucks carrying half a dozen San Francisco firefighters descended on a 12-story building near the SF State campus Wednesday afternoon as a fire alarm sent dozens of tenants scrambling

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29 Aug 2018

Longtime photo editor leaves El Tecolote

Jiménez has helped mentor many aspiring Latino journalist within the SF State community. In the 10 years at El Tecolote, Jiménez was given the chance to give the voiceless in the Mission District a voice.

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28 Aug 2018

CSU mental health counselor bill sent to final vote

The California Faculty Association-sponsored Senate Bill 968, which would mandate the number of mental health counselors on CSU campuses, has been moved to a final vote this Friday. The bill

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28 Aug 2018

Twin Peaks Tunnel reopens

The Twin Peaks Tunnel reopened on Saturday just in time to ease the way for the horde of commuters returning to SF State. Even better news for commuters, trains can

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16 Aug 2018

Outside Lands brings the noise

Outside Lands Music & Art Festival descended upon San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park for the tenth anniversary last weekend– attracting thousands of SF residents, as well as travelers, dedicated to

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15 May 2018

Why stay in the bay

The Bay Area, especially San Francisco, is getting more and more expensive. Many residents are fleeing from the high expenses to other parts of California and other states. The value of

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15 May 2018

Vaping in the City

Vaping has become an epidemic among high school students according to Tobacco Free CA but is it may also an epidemic among college students. Last year, SF tried to ban

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02 May 2018

Holes in your paycheck: How potholes in SF are ruining cars

Driving in San Francisco can have serious consequences for cars, especially when driving over potholes. “I don’t notice them until I run over them when it’s too late, then I

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29 Apr 2018

Judge ruling says DACA applications will continue to be accepted

Attempts to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) by the Trump Administration have been halted once again by U.S. District Court Judge John D. Bates of the District of

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25 Apr 2018

Wiener’s SB-827 Bill Meets Local Opposition

Senator Scott Wiener has introduced a contested bill that if passed will overrule local zoning controls on height, density and design standards on housing complexes near transit-rich urban areas. SB-827

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25 Apr 2018

Donating eggs – a viable solution to student debt

Recent USF Finance graduate Emily Burton is staying ahead of her student debt — but it isn’t through any methods she learned in her major. In fact, she would have

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23 Apr 2018

High taxes, high reward?

Thousands of people gathered for the annual 4/20 festivities in Golden Gate Park, the first since the legalization of recreational cannabis. From cannabis infused brownies to lemonade, attendees had their

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18 Apr 2018

Pelosi attacks Trump’s tax plan locally and abroad

Senate Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi hosted a press conference on April 15 at the San Francisco Labor Council to highlight the impact President Trump’s tax plan has had on California’s working

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05 Apr 2018

SF police search for man with shotgun

Authorities from both the San Francisco and San Jose Police Departments are searching for a man who stole a shotgun from his family’s home in San Jose late last night.

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04 Apr 2018

#FundTheDream rally at the State Capitol

Story by: Jacqueline Pinedo and Marisol Cabrera The California Faculty Association (CFA), along with student and faculty members from all 23 California State Universities, held a rally on Wednesday April 4,

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04 Apr 2018

Milk to be remembered at SFO

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has voted to rename SFO Terminal 1 in Harvey Milk’s name. Milk was the first openly gay elected official to the San Francisco Board

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04 Apr 2018

Amazon Barbershop shootout

 Tensions were high at the town hall meeting at Balboa High School regarding the police-related shooting of a 21-year-old man at a barbershop in the outer Mission as an

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04 Apr 2018

Immigration ads target tech workers

Sometimes the best intentions can come off in the worst way possible. Last week, an ad campaign rolled out posters within San Francisco’s public transit system advocating tech companies to

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03 Apr 2018

Woman shoots three and takes her own life at San Bruno YouTube campus

The woman who shot and injured three people before taking her own life at the San Bruno YouTube campus on Tuesday visited a gun range hours before the attack, according

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28 Mar 2018

Computer Science leans in

Gender representation is an issue in the forefront of the social justice conversation with trending topics like  #Metoo and #ShePersisted. Representation in the sciences has been a contentious issue for

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28 Mar 2018

Hit and run

Police have confirmed that five people were hit by a white GMC van at Illinois and 24th streets according to the app Citizen. Police responded to the incident call around

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28 Mar 2018

Bay Area students follows Parkland’s lead

Throughout America hundreds of thousands of protesters rallied for social change and common sense gun laws as a part of the March For Our Lives campaign in response to numerous

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25 Mar 2018

Stabbing on Chester Avenue

A woman died from stab wounds sustained in a domestic violence incident on Chester Avenue. Police responded to the unit block of Chester Avenue at 2:11 p.m. and transported the

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15 Mar 2018

Press for progress

Women gathered to share their stories, hardships and life experiences. These women carry stories. Stories of resilience, perseverance and the notion that while women have come so far, the work

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