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When Preparation Becomes Risk

Michael Slater, 27, presents his Truvada pill - a medication that prevents HIV by 99 percent. Photo by Martin Bustamante

Carlos Mendoza

December 6, 2015

Michael Slater, 27, presents his Truvada pill - a medication that prevents HIV by 99 percent. Photos by Martin Bustamante By Carlos Mendoza Two and a half years ago Michael Slater, a 26-year-old homosexual, received the worst news of his life. While supporting a friend who was afraid that he was e...

The city’s flooding hotspots prepare for El Niño

The city's flooding hotspots prepare for El Niño

Carlos Mendoza

November 2, 2015

Stable Cafe's cafe manager, Francisco Garcia, shows how high the water level was during last year's Pineapple Express Storm. Photo by Katie Lewellyn By Carlos Mendoza Francisco Garcia couldn’t sleep. All he had on his mind was the rain and the feeling that his place of work was going to flood agai...

Proposition C

Carlos Mendoza

October 29, 2015

By Carlos Mendoza Proposition C’s plan on regulating lobbyist that spend an amount of $2,500 or higher on city officials and legislations in City Hall creates an equal atmosphere in the political realm. The proposition is aimed at individuals, party groups and unions who spend the regulated amount t...

Proposition B

Carlos Mendoza

October 29, 2015

By Carlos Mendoza Proposition B’s plan on expanding paid parental leave for all employees that work for the City and County of San Francisco is miniscule to the majority but helpful to the minority. The proposition that is supported by Supervisor Katy Tang, will allow all government employee...

Androgyny Is In

Carlos Mendoza

October 10, 2015

By Carlos Mendoza Milan Fashion Week brought the clothing industry a new state of mind, and it was all thanks to Gucci’s spring summer 2016 collection. The suave pussy-bow tie chiffon and crepe shirts, followed by floral prints and vibrant lace button-up shirts graced the catwalk. Bell-bottom trouser...

Reduce, Reuse, Restyle

Reduce, Reuse, Restyle

Carlos Mendoza

October 5, 2015

Hair stylist Lexi Hernandez prepares model Kelsey Hernandez’s hair before the San Francisco Sustainable Fashion Week Green Glam Fashion Show in San Francisco Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. (Alex Kofman/ Xpress)   By Carlos Mendoza [dropcap size="50px"]A[/dropcap]s the room darkened, shades of floresc...

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