24th Street

Rene Yañez stands in front of his 3D piece, part of Illuminations: Día de los Muertos 2011 exhibit opening Oct. 7 at SOMArts Cultural Center Bay Gallery.

“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction

Spanning three decades in the Mission District, prominent San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, who seeded and grew the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration into a citywide event, is in the process of...
3135 24th Street, near the corner of Folsom Street, approaches completion but has an uncertain future. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Auto Shop Turns Into Condos, but Another Eatery?

A building project at 3135 24th Street to convert a former auto repair shop into a mixed-use development is set to finish construction in a month and already there is a disagreement about how the...
An image from Office of Economic and Workforce Development shows the improvements that could be made through its new Invest in Neighborhoods Initiative.

Business Owners Wary of Neighborhood Improvement Plan

Mission District business owners and residents voiced concerns last week regarding a new citywide initiative designed to improve neighborhood commercial districts in San Francisco. As part of Mayor Ed Lee’s 17-point economic plan, the Invest...
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‘Night Wakes Dawn’

From Brava Theater’s website: ‘Night Wakes Dawn’ is a musical, theatrical exploration of the beliefs and prophecies initiated by the Mayan culture surrounding December 21, 2012 and tells a story of how these larger spiritual...
Frederick Dozier, Jr.

24th Street Rapist Sentenced to 373 Years in Prison

Following an 11-month investigation and trial, 33-year-old Frederick Dozier was sentenced today to 373 years in prison for sexually assaulting three women in separate incidents along the Mission District’s 24th Street corridor last year. Dozier...