Andrea Valencia

Translator / Interpreter

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Andrea was born and raised in Mexico City, where she graduated as a translator/interpreter. She has been working with Mission Local since 2009 translating content for the Spanish page. Also lives in the Mission, does some reporting, social media and enjoys taking photos and training people that want to contribute to Mission Local.

Stories by Andrea

No Más El Mensajero (El Tecolote)

After 30 years of keeping the neighborhood informed solely in Spanish, El Mensajero will now be run from Chicago without a local editor. Nonetheless, it...

SNAP: This Poor Old Thing

“Attention:  I am an old elevator. I am here to assist handicap people, seniors and adults with children living in the 3rd floor. This elevator...

Another Try at Real Mexican Food

Affordable Mexican food abounds in the Mission District but it usually means rice, beans, sour cream, meat and cheese—lots of cheese. Very few spots are...

Music School Coming to the Mission

Little Mission Studio is an independent music school that was recently founded by Christian F. Howes, Claire Plumb and Matt Rupert. The group has remodeled a 3,000...