Jene Rita Alviar, the executive director of Mission Education Projects, Inc., cuts the ribbon at the launch of Garfield Park's new youth book corner.

Garfield Park Has a New Book Corner for Kids

+-*About 40 kids visited the Youth Community Center at Garfield Square Park on Tuesday for the grand opening of its new lending library, courtesy of the Mission police station. In the corner of a clubhouse...
Protest mission station

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....
Police follow the procession on the anniversary of Alex Nieto's death, keeping a short distance.

Police Shooting Anniversary Brings Community, Lowriders to the Streets

+-*On the first anniversary of Alejandro “Alex” Nieto’s death, more than a hundred people took to the streets of the Mission with his family and friends, to show solidarity with Nieto’s kin and remember him by the...
Dan Hirsch and Andrea Valencia chat housing and fire safety on Listen Local. Photo by Laura Wenus.

Listen Local: Inside the Planning Commission

+-*Listen Local is Mission Local in audio form. We record live on a biweekly webcast at BFF.fm every other Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. First on the agenda this week’s episode is an excerpt from a...