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Litquake Event Relocates to SF Mission’s Alamo Drafthouse

A small literary event series took root in San Francisco 17 years ago. Within a few years of its launch, it had become a nine-day, citywide festival promoting literature in venues around town called Litquake. It also features a...
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One Year After Deadly SF Mission Fire, Building Decays as Tenants Struggle

Disclosure: Mission Local was a commercial tenant for a year and half at the building discussed in this article. One year after a fire tore through the three-story building at Mission and 22nd streets, killing...
Elvira and Refugio Nieto (second to left and center), listen as the Board of Supervisors call for a federal investigation into the 2014 officer involved-shooting of their son, Alex Nieto. Photo by Laura Waxmann

SF Supervisors Call for Federal Investigations of Mission Police Shootings

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution declaring July 22 as a ‘day of remembrance’ for Mario Woods, whose December 2 shooting by police officers could have been prevented, some board members...
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Activists Protesting Deportations Arrested in SF

In an effort to draw attention to the deportation of immigrants fleeing violence, in particular those from Central America, protesters blocked the intersections of Sansome Street with Washington and Jackson streets today. 16 protesters were arrested...
A Bay Area Bike Share staff member explains the program. Photo by Aria Killough-Miller

Neighbors Discuss Bike Share Program’s Expansion to SF Mission

Cyclist hopefuls and other interested parties bent thoughtfully over maps last Thursday night, placing stickers on potential locations for new bicycle sharing stations. Bay Area Bike Share is planning an expansion to new locations throughout...