San Quentin State Prison is taking emergency medical steps after six inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease, a severe and sometimes deadly form of pneumonia, while dozens more are under observation.
Veteran R&B singer-songwriter Sugar Pie DeSanto wowed the crowd at the Poretta Soul Festival in Italy last month with renditions of her 1960s hits, “I Want to Know” and “Skip-In Mules” among other songs.
By Wade Woods An overflow rally last Sunday at the historic Third Baptist Church in San Francisco, religious and community leaders called for the end of gentrification in San Francisco, calling it 20th [...]
By Juliana Bunim, UCSF News Sensory processing disorders (SPD) are more are more prevalent in children than autism and as common as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. But the condition receives far less attention [...]
By Wade Woods After several days of twist and turns, residents of the historic Frederick Douglas Haynes Garden housing complex could breathe a little easier after learning that their apartments would not be [...]
The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) this week was awarded an $8.2 million Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to hire 36 additional firefighters.
University of California President Janet Napolitano announced this week that the minimum wage for its workers – both direct and service contract employees – will be raised to $15 an hour over the next [...]
Courtesy of SF State Media Throughout her career, Tendai Chitewere has, as an African-American woman, felt unfairly judged and unwelcome in certain situations. “I’m often, even today, in places where people assume [...]
By Katherine Tam, UC Office of the President Beginning this fall, the University of California will provide students with the option to voluntarily self-identify their sexual orientation and gender identity on the undergraduate admission [...]
Courtesy of USF News USF computer science students and alumni are helping disabled patients stand and walk again with therapeutic video games that build patients’ strength and agility.