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!”

Ghetto Frida

*+-Rio Yañez's tribute to growing up in the Mission during the '90s.

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