Ramon Valles, owner of Taqueria La Alteña, one of the 36 businesses affected by the Mission Fire.

A Concert to Benefit Businesses Displaced By Mission Fire

+-*Come out this Sunday afternoon to the Make-Out Room to enjoy music, have a snack and (or) a drink and support the fundraising that MEDA will be hosting to benefit the 36 small businesses and 71 employees...
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...
A poster plastered around the Mission depicts the face of Alexander Mora, one of the 43 students of Ayotzinapa that were disappeared. He was identified after remains were found and sent to the medical examiner's office in Mexico. Photo by Andrea Valencia

Relatives of the 43 Disappeared Mexican Students On Tour Through the U.S.

+-*Last night, about 40 people from several community organizations and students from City College, KPOO and unions gathered at the 261 Laborer Union’s Hall on 18th Street to talk about how to work together as a coalition...
Assessing the damage outside 3044 24th Street, late in the morning of the fire.

Community Remembers Shopkeeper, Husband, Father of Three

+-*Friends, neighbors and family remembered the kindness and joyfulness of  Mohamed Shaibi, a 38-year-old father of three who died this weekend from the wounds he suffered during an early morning fire that broke out last week in his family’s apartment...
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...