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Members of Youth Spirit Artworks stand beside their new mural, 'Visions of Mother Nature.' (Photo courtesy Youth Spirit Artworks/ Facebook).

Street Spirit Newspaper Secures New Partner, Seeks Community Support After losing its 22-year funding source, Street Spirit will operate under Youth Spirit Artworks

There are few media outlets that exist purely to support and raise the voices of the homeless community.   “Street Spirit,” a newspaper serving the Bay Area’s homeless, breaks mainstream media trends by reporting on [...]
Keith Bowman

SF State Joins Groundbreaking Bioengineering Center

San Francisco State University will join a groundbreaking cell engineering center based at UC San Francisco (UCSF) aimed at adapting tools from engineering, the physical sciences and computer science to design automated machines around living [...]
Liliana Villalpado (left) and her family were sharing a two-bedroom home with another family of four before they found out that their landlord had skipped town and the house had been foreclosed on in 2014.

Two SF Families Being Evicted After Landlord Skips Town

Ten tenants living in a home in San Francisco’s Excelsior district are facing eviction and possible life on the streets after their landlord skipped town without telling them that her home had been foreclosed on [...]

Renovated Opera House Pumps New Life into Bay View

Officials and community members from around San Francisco were on hand at Third and Oakdale streets, to celebrate the ribbon cutting of the Bay View Opera House.
Youth on court

Warriors dedicate Willie Brown Basketball Court

  A large group of kids could be seen congregating on the edge of the basketball court at the new Willie Brown Middle School in the Bay View district of San Francisco.

SF State Offers Theater Scholarships for Students Transferring from Laney College

By Mary Kenny, SFSU News   A bequest from retired television writer and producer Toni Weingarten will provide scholarships for first-generation, educationally and economically disadvantaged students who want to pursue bachelor’s degrees in theatre at [...]