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Need an Emergency Lyft?

Need an Emergency Lyft?

Megan Jimenez

May 14, 2019

Nothing says ‘welcome home’ more than throwing up a week’s worth of food. Sheila Huitron was puking her guts out for days, upon her return to San Francisco after a couple weeks’ long vacation to Indonesia. “I couldn’t keep any food down at all,” she stresses. “Because it lasted for...

Shows of Resistance

Shows of Resistance

Megan Jimenez

December 26, 2018

“I am here because I am the person identified in the crime bulletin as a ‘Hispanic transgender female,’” Angelisa Pantoja declares into the microphone, dark eyes trained on the Board of Associated Students. Read More »...

Putting Down the Razor

Mel Green, 19, displays her armpit hair. She first shaved her legs in elementary school to imitate her sister. As she grew older, she started pushing boundaries on femininity and a large part of that was putting down the razor. (Francisca Velasco/Xpress)

Megan Jimenez

December 15, 2018

It’s a Thursday night, and Eduardo Wagar is hanging out in the corner of the backyard patio at the Eagle bar in the SOMA district of San Francisco, nursing a beer and a cigarette as he chats with a security guard. It’s early in the evening at the Eagle, so the patio is quiet and mainly empty as a...

Ten Seasons of Latino Pride

People walk past the Roxie Theater, in the Mission District, as the SF Latino Film Fest came to a close on Sunday, in San Francisco, on September 30, 2018. (Janett Perez/Xpress)

Megan Jimenez

December 3, 2018

A gray fly with bulging eyes buzzes closer. It flits around before settling onto a metal grid for a brief moment. A sizzling sound grows, before crackling loudly, as the fly is brutally electrocuted  before everyone’s eyes on the electric fly trap. The fly seizes, then drops out of frame. In...

Life on Four Wheels

This RV is parked closed to a tow-away zone on Winston drive on Thursday, Sept. 13. (David Rodriguez/Golden Gate Xpress)

Megan Jimenez

October 8, 2018

Lake Merced Boulevard is abuzz as cars, buses, and recreational vehicles rush by, honking and screeching. Down the side street of Winston Drive, there is a long line of vehicles parked inches from the passing traffic. One of them, a faded orange Bounder RV, stands tall enough that the blustery wind r...

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