Anna Duckworth

Black Lives Matter protesters at Oakland City Hall during a national day of shutdown. April 14, 2015. (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Demonstrators In Oakland And SF Participate in Shutdowns, Day Of Action Against Police Brutality

Massive rallies were held in Oakland and San Francisco to demonstrate against police brutality as part of a national day of action calling to put a stop to police killings of unarmed minorities.

04/14/2015

Commuter traffic seen moving across the eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge on July 1, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Proposes Underwater Implosions For Old Bay Bridge Pier; Environmental Group Concerned

Caltrans is looking for approval from the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission to conduct a test underwater implosion of one of the piers from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge.

04/03/2015

Dark smoke and flames could be seen after a fire broke out  in the 1500 block of McAllister Street near Alamo Square.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Offers Financial Aid To Alamo Square Fire Victims

Victims of a fire in San Francisco’s Alamo Square this past January are getting help through a new effort that partners a community association with Big 5 Sporting Goods.

03/20/2015

Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house (photo via Deutschlandreform/Wikimedia Commons)

SAE Fraternity’s Bay Area Chapters Disciplined For Bad Behavior In Recent Years, Banned At UC Davis

The national fraternity at the center of the Oklahoma University racist chant video has several large chapters in and around the Bay Area that have been investigated and disciplined for bad behavior in recent years.

03/10/2015

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Pilot Program In SF Mission Fast Tracks Homeless To Rehab, Housing Opportunities

A first-of-its kind center in San Francisco’s Mission District has the goal of connecting homeless to drug treatment, rehab or unique housing opportunities in just 10 days as part of an 18-month pilot program.

03/06/2015

Students, staff, and their supporters participate in National Walkout Day on the SFAI campus in San Francisco. (Photo by Anna Duckworth)

SF Art Institute Adjunct Professors Walk Out Of Class, Join National Movement For Job Security

About 100 professors, students and their supporters staged a noontime walkout of classes at the San Francisco Art Institute as part of a national movement that demands better pay and job security for adjunct professors.

02/25/2015

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100 Years Since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exhibition Of 1915

It’s been 100 years since San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition of 1915. The showcase of the city’s recovery from the 1906 earthquake included the technology of the times.

02/20/2015

Graffiti on the wall of Salumeria restaurant in San Francisco. (Rob Angermuller)

Upscale Restaurants In San Francisco’s Mission District Tagged With Anti-Gentrification Graffiti

Two upscale restaurants in San Francisco’s Mission District were tagged this week with racially charged, anti-gentrification graffiti.

02/05/2015

Vinod Khosla  (James Duncan Davidson/O'Reilly)

Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Involvement

Despite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin’s Beach.

01/28/2015

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Daly City Suburb Makes Top 10 List Of Hottest Neighborhoods In The Country In 2015

The Crocker neighborhood came in ninth in the annual list by online real estate brokerage Redfin.

01/28/2015

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