*+-Entering Clarion Alley off of Valencia Street ensures that you will come face to face with the Grim Reaper. In his shadow is a reclining woman surrounded by a cache of pills, needles and booze....
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*+-Eric Dean Lewis, principal of Montague Elementary School in Santa Clara, was arrested Friday afternoon at a Caltrain station in Santa Clara for suspicion of possession of methamphetamine. A search of his house near 15th and...
*+-Poet and activist Javier Sicilia met with illegitimate president Felipe Calderón yesterday. The killing of Sicilia’s son gave a face and voice to 40,000 people that have been killed due to Calderón’s war against drugs. Willivaldo...
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*+-Wednesday, Feb. 16, 9:02 a.m. As soon as I come up the escalator at the 16th Street BART plaza, the sun hits my face. At the top, Lonestar Swan, the gray-haired man memorialized on Clarion...
*+-The grand total of pot clubs in the Mission will go up to six. Maybe.
*+-The Captain shares a personal story. En Español
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*+-Urban lit draws neighborhood high school students in with harrowing depictions of abuse, drug use and violence they relate to. En Español
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*+-Tough questions about crime seek results.
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*+-The ACLU claims California DNA collection law violates civil rights.
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*+-Local bloggers cover the Mission!
*+-People divulge the dark side of devotion. By JULIE JOHNSON