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Protesters of Police Violence Blockade Mission Station

-+*For more than four hours Monday morning, protesters blocked the entrance to Mission Police Station as part of an action against officer-involved shootings in the city and in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement....
This building on Mission street could be the target of a lawsuit from the Department of Building Inspection. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

City Plans to Sue Two Mission Landlords for Fire Safety Hazards

-+*The Department of Building Inspection announced Wednesday that it has plans to bring the landlords of three Mission District buildings  to court for ongoing, severe habitability and safety issues in their properties. The buildings include one...
The Cryst Tag (Via SFGate)

DA Charges Tagger with 10 Counts of Felony Vandalism

-+*The office of District Attorney George Gascón announced Monday it would be charging Andrew Yarbrough, a prolific tagger apprehended by Mission District police officers last week, with ten felony counts of vandalism as well as 19...
A photo of Amilcar López Pérez. Photo by Daniel Arauz.

Conflicting Versions Of Police Shooting Suppressed By Fear

-+*Two eyewitnesses to a police shooting told Mission Local they feared countering the official version of events because of their undocumented status. Their version of events directly contradicts statements by police about the shooting of  21-year-old...