*+-With her sleek bob, slight frame and funky patterned sneakers, 15-year-old Emma T. Capps looks like she just hopped off the pages of a comic book. Even her last name — short, sassy and perfectly...
*+-At 10 o’clock this morning, James Choi, owner of Rhea’s Deli, was busy making 30 sandwiches behind the counter. He had learned that his neighbor, the nonprofit literacy program 826 Valencia, was in need. Twenty-three...
*+-Students were asked to personify darkness and imagine it as a living, breathing person. They wrote about what darkness would change during the nighttime before the morning came.
*+-826 Valencia students were asked to write about what it will be like when they are 80, and children are regarded as a nuisance.
*+-826 Valencia is turning 10, and the two stars of the TV show “Portlandia” are coming to help them celebrate. Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will be at a luncheon for the group at the...
*+-Celebrated chef Daniel Patterson and author Amanda Hesser will teach you how to turn a love of food into a love of food writing — plus feed you tasty treats in the process.
*+-A lively class of 8th graders at Horace Mann Middle School settles into lessons on American power, privilege and waste.En Español
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*+-Playground cesspool, Mirrors in Every Corner, SFUSD family survey and more.
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*+-McSweeney's unveils its long-awaited, 300-page newspaper.
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*+-Adam, the Math Guy and Martin.
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*+-826 Valencia volunteers tutor students on how to write a good personal statement for college.
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*+-A local project to hand out sandwiches on the street has spread around the world.
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*+-Art, race and writing what you know about. By RIGOBERTO HERNANDEZ
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*+-Assault and robbery on Capp and 24th.
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*+-Mission District advisers have a few words for Barack Obama. By ALLISON DAVIS