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