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Lockdown skin care

Lockdown skin care
November 2, 2020

Skin care can seem like an afterthought during times of civil unrest, a looming virus and one of the worst recessions since the Great Depression. But according to Dr. Zion Ko Lamm and Dr. Renée Beach,...

Modesto Joins Black Lives Matter Protests

Modesto Joins Black Lives Matter Protests
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...

The devil you don’t know

The devil you don't know
May 12, 2020

He’s been tied to hundreds of heinous crimes throughout history, often pinned as the alleged influencer. Hollywood has profited heavily off his presence in films like “The Witch,” “Rosemary’s...

Art doesn’t stop because of shelter in place

Art doesn't stop because of shelter in place
April 28, 2020

The current state of our world is turbulent, to put it lightly. Amid the panic of COVID-19, every country, city and the people within it are faced with the uncertainty of the future. Although America has...

Top five streamable horror films to scare you into forgetting COVID-19

Mathilde Ollivier in Overlord (2018)
April 14, 2020

5. “Creep” (2014) — Netflix For me, found footage horror films are usually a motion sickness inducing mess — I’m looking at you, “Blair Witch Project.” The violent shakes and two-second...

Empty: San Francisco during COVID-19, A City on Pause

April 7, 2020

The streets of Downtown San Francisco are barren of the bustling city life after the recent shelter-in-place enacted in response to COVID-19. The ceasing of tourism and public activities has created a...

People of the Bay: Cloud & Billie

Cloud Galanes-Rosenbaum lays on her living room floor next to her service dog Billie in San Francisco, Calif. March 1, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)
March 24, 2020

Lifelong San Francisco resident Cloud Galanes-Rosenbaum speaks fondly of her service dog, Billie. The two can be seen throughout the Castro District stopping for pets from friends or getting treats from...

Service Dogs 101: Intro to the good boys and girls of the Bay Area

Daisy Soto cuddles her service dog, Miles in San Francisco, Calif. Feb. 26, 2020. (Emily Curiel / Xpress Magazine)
March 18, 2020

The first time Billie, a sensory processing service dog, saved the life of Cloud Galanes-Rosenbaum, 33, was during the 2015 San Francisco Pride Parade. Galanes-Rosenbaum, a Castro District native who has...

Cosmic Caveman

Pictured is Brett Vanhorn reaching across the canvas to pick up a side to allow the paint to drip in the direction he wants.
Photographed on February 18, 2020 in San Francisco, Calif. (Maddison October / Xpress Magazine)
February 24, 2020

Brett Vanhorn was sitting in his Honda Fit Sport on the corner of Castro and 18th Street. He was shoveling globs of peanut butter into his mouth with the help of the handle of a plastic fork. Vanhorn is...

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