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Sureno gang graffiti first appeared on 18th street and remained there for more than four months even though it is the city's policy to remove it immediately. Photo by Andrea Valencia.

City Takes Months to Move on Gang Tag

Pasted in the window of a dormant pizzeria on 18th Street was a familiar notice from the Department of Public Works: a letter, dated Oct. 2, demanding the landlord remove small taggings from the window...
Ginale Harris's pitbull, Tyson, watches the gift pile at Bernal Dwellings.

Rappers Turn Out for Toys

Bernal Dwellings celebrates its second annual Toy Drive, rap included. En Español
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Away From the Canon, Teen Books Hit Home

Urban lit draws neighborhood high school students in with harrowing depictions of abuse, drug use and violence they relate to. En Español