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Bay Area twin DJs release their most streamed song amid pandemic

Dan DeJesus and Jun Ueda November 21, 2020

Bay Area DJ duo OtebNSolrac, consisting of twin brothers Beto "Oteb'' and Carlos "Solrac'' Concha, felt the loss when the statewide shelter-in-place first happened in March. With clubs shut down around...

 J.Worra performs a DJ set at The Midway on Friday, October 30, 2020.

Social and safe

Saylor Nedelman November 19, 2020

Midway Events: Popular music and event venue, The Midway, is keeping dance culture alive with social distance concerts. By partnering with major house music labels such as Dirtybird, Desert Hearts,...

Jackie Fielder started using Gillibus to campaign in August as an alternative to expensive billboard advertising. On Election Day, Fielder and her volunteers rode the bus to landmark spots around San Francisco to interact with constituents. (Saylor Nedelman / Xpress Magazine)

The road to election night on the Gillibus

Malakai Wade and Saylor Nedelman November 4, 2020

The Gillibus, a long powder blue vintage bus, sat parked at a gas station on the corner of 19th Avenue and Irving Street. On the opposite side of 19th, former California State Senate candidate for District...

Diego Gomez stands in front of their mural holding a prop head of President Trump at Walgreens Pharmacy on 18th Street in San Francisco on Oct. 13, 2020. (Jun Ueda / Xpress Magazine)

Street artists unite the city during the pandemic

Rebecca Schupp and Jun Ueda October 25, 2020

Art. It is all around us and there are many different ways of expressing it — whether it be visual or performance art. It is important to utilize creative muscles to create an escape as a form of therapy,...

Artwork by Jocelyn Lee titled,

A journey to the walls of the de Young open

Nia Coats October 21, 2020

Imagine playing monopoly and instead of landing on Boardwalk, the top hat lands on the most expensive San Francisco neighborhood — South of Market.  In this 406-acre district, the median income is nearly...

Illustration by Eloise Kelsey

“Would you like your lashes for here, or to go?”

Nia Coats September 28, 2020

Increasing revenue is one of the most important needs of a company. Finding new ways to sell products has always been about innovative business strategy.  Many times revenue is increased through the innovation...

Modesto Joins Black Lives Matter Protests

Modesto Joins Black Lives Matter Protests

By Ryce Stoughtenborough June 1, 2020

Modesto marched along McHenry Avenue in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter protests across the nation on Sunday, March 31st, 2020. A large group of people gathered on Tenth Street Plaza with homemade...

San Francisco and Sacramento Litas gather for a memorial ride.

Give a girl a motorcycle

“My excitement for moto comes from the adrenaline,” said Tish Yodatee, co-founder of the all-female motorcycle collective Bay Area chapter “The Litas.”  “The power, the freedom. Being in the...

Here for the music, not harassment

Here for the music, not harassment

With ticket and ID in hand, I anxiously stood with my feet apart while a security guard patted me down right outside the main entrance. An industry standard, this protocol has become second nature to a...

 Stormtrooper Craig Gaylord joined Police Officer Kenny Ferrigno from the Santa Rosa Police Department to model proper social distancing and encourage residents to wear appropriate face coverings in public

Star Wars cosplayers remain dedicated during COVID-19

Paul Kelly May 1, 2020

“It was one of the first movies I remember watching where I was completely enthralled,” Thomas Orlando, amateur “Star Wars” costumer, said. “I didn’t wanna take my eyes off the screen.” “Star...

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