Joe Rivano Barros


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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

Gardenias y Pesares

En general, las florerías envían ramos a los funerales, pero a mediados de julio el local Mission de Flores que ha estado en marcha desde...

Gardenias and Grief

Flower stores generally send orders out to funerals, but in mid-July, the 11-month-old Mission de Flores had its own tragedy to deal with: One of...

Shots Fired at 24th and Mission

Four squad cars and some eight police officers were on the corner of 24th and Mission outside the McDonald’s this afternoon after someone fired shots at...

SNAP: Evict Ed Lee

Uptown Almanac has some coverage on these stencils, which have been appearing all over the Mission District lately. This one located on 19th between Dolores and...

The Future of Urban Biking

The cycling revolution will not be silenced. So promises the Bike Design Project, which held a contest featuring teams from five American “cycling-centric cities” —...

SNAP: Atheist Shoes

“Atheist shoes from Berlin.” Didn’t know footwear had a religious affiliation. Outside Fine Arts Optical on Valencia.