Joe Rivano Barros

Contributor

Joe Rivano Barros is an intern at Mission Local who has been living in Oakland, California since he was eight, after having lived abroad in Sweden and Chile. He graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2014. A first-time journalist, he is otherwise interested in Marxism, Nordic noir, Tarantino's films, and Bolaño's books.

Stories by Joe

Mural Inspiration: Bhutan

*+-In the latest installment for our occasional series on street art in other places: Bhutan. Mission Local contributor Joe Rivano Barros is in the Himalayan...

Social Media for Vegetables

*+-Coming soon: Facebook for heirloom tomatoes. Local Grow, a website for local gardeners to share and connect, has just released its new tool, MyGarden, to...

HBO’s ‘Looking’ is Back!

*+-HBO’s comedy-drama series Looking has come back to San Francisco, with filming taking place within La Rondalla on Wednesday afternoon. The series centers on a group...

SNAP: Solar System

*+-Said the owners of the house: “We’re the proud owners of the house with the solar system. Did you notice the extra planet? It’s not Pluto…it’s...

Homeless Encampments Here to Stay

*+-On any given morning in the Mission’s northeast corridor, the homeless have set up multicolored REI tents in encampments that stretch entire blocks. On streets...