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There was a lot full of low-riders on Sunday at John O’Connell — a joint fest co-sponsored by Engage SF and the high school students.
There’s a new campaign — California Rocks — to get the state’s residents to buy earthquake insurance, according to the SF Business Times.
The state holds an estimated two-thirds of all earthquake risk in the United States, CEA says, but only 11 percent of California residents have residential insurance coverage against earthquake-related damage. READ MORE.
Interesting opinion piece in the SF Examiner about Calle 24th and whether designating 24th Street as a Latino heritage sight makes sense given the demographic shifts in San Francisco. Among other examples used to marshall his argument of a changing demographic.
Rice-A-Roni, the San Francisco treat, was invented in the Mission district by an Italian pasta distributor based on a recipe from his Armenian neighbor. Rice-A-Roni is essentially Armenian rice pilaf.
I’ve been wondering if we should have readers or vociferous commenters write Good Morning Mission for week-long stints, sharing your reading with the Mission.
John, two bears, poor.ass.millionaire, Zaphod, Marcos? Others? Any takers out there? Of course, you would have to use your real name, but hey, there’s honor in that.
This is not an offer to write morning screeds, but to point us to pieces outside of Mission Local that you think Mission readers might be interested in. If you’re up for it, let me know at firstname.lastname@example.org