A 19-year-old Mission resident finds an escape from gang life through aerosol art.
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The 26-Valencia becomes a casualty of Muni budget cuts as it picks up its final passengers today.
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Tagged 14-Mission, 26 Valencia, 49-Van Ness, Alissa Figueroa, budget cuts, cuts, Deia De Brito, muni, service changes, Transportation, valencia street
A plan to move a popular youth program results in theft and leaves some kids without after-school options. En Español
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Stabbing not a sign of rising gang violence says new Mission Police Captain.
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The victim was stabbed after exiting a Muni bus. "Without a lot of work, people don't have much to do," said one rider.
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