Looking around the University of California’s archive, I came across these photos of Mission Dolores. For more of the Mission’s history, go here.
Latin Bridal, a shop specializing in dressing up quinceañeras and offering clothes and accessories for weddings, communions, baptisms and proms, has been in the Mission for 23 years. Owner Sylvia Ferrusquia, who runs the business...
Soon, Googlistas could roam a building that once served the Black Panthers, police officers, underground cartoonists, sexually open swingers and many more. Luring all these groups to one location was the promise of professionally printed...
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Mission History: Clips 1 and 2 Clip 3 on Thursday. En Español
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We first ran this series — The Housing Crisis of 1978 in Seven Clips — in 2010. We will also be looking at the next jump in housing prices that occurred in the late 1990s....
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“When I came to San Francisco, I saw that fantastic sign…with no explanation but it was enough for me,” wrote Glen Mehn in a 2002 letter to the city protesting the removal of the icon....
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McDonalds at 24th and Mission: Open Wednesdays 5:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. That's 17 and a half hours. By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH
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Roberto Hernandez, head of the San Francisco Lowrider Council, turned the ritual of Saturday night cruising on Mission Street into a statement of cultural identity. He is more than just a lowrider, however; he is...