Hundreds of community organizers met for the second time late last week to put together a plan to end violence in the Mission District. Elements of the plan include determining what services are available, which...
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Tagged Dina Carillo, Gang Violence, Jose Escobar, mission district, mission peace collaborative, supervisor david campos
Roberto Hernandez stood before facing an auditorium packed with city authorities and hundreds of his community organizer colleagues one recent Thursday. “I am tired of raising money for coffins,” he proclaimed. “The norm is to hit...
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More than two dozen people gathered at the Mission Beacon Center Thursday afternoon to plan a community response to the recent rise in gang violence, which includes three shootings in the past two weeks. The...
Stories of violence averted are not often told in the news. Did collaboration between police and the neighborhood do just that?
Four questions about poetry and resistance.
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A 19-year-old Mission resident finds an escape from gang life through aerosol art.
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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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Officers stormed bus lines around the city in the biggest police sting ever performed on Muni
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Good etiquette, and higher police presence hope to curb Muni mishaps.
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