Kate Kilpatrick

Stories by Kate

Santa Muerte in the Mission

Santa Muerte, called Mexico's "holy death cult," is growing—and spreading. Followers in the Mission District of San Francisco say they pray to la Santa for...

Mission Nights: Go Bears!

I should take it as an ominous sign when I'm greeted at the door with a chipper: “And you, my dear, are an elephant!”

FMLN or ARENA? One Week to Decide

Salvadorans in the Mission District are watching the close presidential contest in El Salvador with feelings that range from ambivalence to fear. By KATE KILPATRICK