Stories by Kate
*+-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...
*+-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!”
*+-The faithful bring their statues, prayers and petitions.
*+-A tasting tour of fried pork skin in the Mission, with funny guys Victor Escobedo and David Lew.
*+-Rio Yañez's tribute to growing up in the Mission during the '90s.
*+-Grab your hula hoop.
*+-Stabbing + possible shooting on Mission Street.
*+-Small pleasures: free chocolate and $1 cupcakes.
*+-Have you seen this missing doggy? Or this one? UPDATE @ 8:58 a.m. SOS Space for Mission Loc@l
*+-Bad cocaine and good carrot juice.
*+-Beware of jellyfish.
*+-Local immigrants have less money to send home. BY LILY MIHALIK
*+-A night of storytelling about lies and liars. By KATE KILPATRICK
*+-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
*+-As hi-tech stocks decline, employees fear layoffs and other cost-cutting measures. By KATE KILPATRICK