my mission

La Mexicana Bakery displays a Homie Box of itself made by Cynthia or Cindy Delosa Photo by Daniel Mondragón

Long-Time Artist Captures a Genteel Mission in Homie Boxes

Chances are, you’ve seen Cindy DeLosa’s work in windows around the Mission: small dioramas with “homie” figurines depicting iconic scenes and moments in the neighborhood. The “homie boxes,” as they’re called, can be spotted everywhere, but...
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Punk is Not Dead Yet, Not on Valencia

Avi Ehrlich describes the Silver Sprocket Bicycle Club like this: “Mostly a mess, but also a group of buds that makes things and does stuff.” Ehrlich lives and runs his business on Valencia Street, next to Aquarius Records.   Silver Sprocket...
Eight female panelists spoke at the Green Party-sponsored forum at the Women's Building Saturday night. From left to right: Marie Harrison, Nicole Derse, Kim-Shree Maufas, Sandra Lee Fewer and Christina Olague.

Forum Sheds Light on Women, Politics and Activism in San Francisco

A community forum on women, politics and activism brought together a panel of eight female leaders and about 30 community members at the historic Women’s Building on a rainy Saturday night. The panelists, split among...