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Five-year-old Natalia Lopez, on the way to school with her mom and brother, shows off the tooth she lost. The Tooth Fairy paid $3 for that tooth. Photo by Janet Kornblum

Good Morning Mission: Meet On The Street

Right now it is 65°, heading to another sweltering high of 84° – the forecast for the next ten days is here. Today’s block:  Harrison to Alabama, 19th to 20th. These photos were taken yesterday. Went out expecting a dull morning. But this day? This is one of the reasons I still love it here, despite the expense, noise, and...
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Good Morning Mission! Dawn Hues and Pie

Good Morning Mission! It’s 9:30 a.m. and 47˚ out, and expected to head up to 58˚. Details for the next ten days are here. Today’s block is Capp to Mission between 25th and 26th streets. It’s been a cold few days in San Francisco and this morning was no different. I did manage to get up before the sun fully...
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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7:36 a.m., 60° and headed to 71°. Details for the next ten days are here. Today we are in the central Mission and this is written from Joey and Pat’s Bakery & Cafe, where Pat mans the register and Joey is pulling fresh pastry out of the oven. It smells wonderful. The blueberry cheese danish is – as my...

Good Morning, Mission!

  Oh, heyyyy, Mission! Happy Saturday. It’s 54 degrees, headed to 67, another lovely fall (?) day in San Francisco. When shopping for Christmas this year, keep in mind the ever-growing debate over gun control and toy gun control. Lawmakers are considering cracking down on toy guns, and our own Emily Gibson explores the issue here. Outdoing itself once again, Black Friday was...
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Good Morning, Mission!

It is 7 a.m. and 53° currently, and after yesterday’s teeth-chattering wind, it’s no shock that today’s high will only be 60°. More on that and the next ten days here. Music fans worldwide today are mourning the loss of Velvet Underground legend Lou Reed. The 71-year-old songwriter-guitarist inventist died Sunday after complications from a liver transplant back in May. In...
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Good Morning, Mission!

It is 7 a.m. and 53° currently, but today’s high will be a brisk 63° today. Details for the next ten days are here. Let’s face it. The days are numbered at 16th and Mission. Fortunately, we have Noah Sanders of the Bold Italic, who proffers his love for the ill-fated intersection in the weekly series, “Love Letters to San Francisco’s...
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Good Morning, Mission!

It is 7 a.m. and 53° currently, but we’ll have a chance to reach 70° later today. If you’re headed out this weekend, your best accessory still might be a sweater, but you can always take a peek at the 10-day forecast here. Calling all artists! It’s not too late to submit your artwork to the Two-Dimensional Art Registry at...
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Good Morning, Mission!

It is 7 a.m. and 52° currently, but will only be warming up to 66° today. Details for the next ten days are here. Despite being acquitted last Tuesday of all charges, a homeless man lost custody of his pet Chihuahua, after being wrongfully accused of animal abuse. On February 9, 2012, Morris Varian, 57, was walking on Mission street and Third...
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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7 a.m. and 50° currently, but will only be warming up to  66° today. Details for the next ten days are here. Eviction stories seem to be everywhere in this city, but the story of the Lee family has particularly evoked sympathy and anger. For 34 years Poon Heung Lee and Gum Gee Lee, now 80 and 74, lived...
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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7 a.m., 49° and foggy but headed to a high of 71° later today. Details for the next ten days are here. Can you believe that Apple has sold 170 million iPads? The company announced its new product lineup Tuesday, which includes an iPad mini with retina display and an iPad Air. The selling points are essentially what you...
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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7 a.m. and a chilly 53° but will warm up to 73° later today. Details for the next ten days are here. The BART saga continues. Yesterday, two workers inspecting the tracks near the Walnut Creek station were struck and killed by a train on a maintenance run. The train was being computer operated at the time of the accident....
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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7:00 a.m, 61° and overcast. Details for the next ten days are here. No matter what Craigslist’s roomsharing ads make you believe, there are meat eaters in San Francisco. Those of you who enjoy a good steak may want to check out this list of the best butchers in the Bay Area. And yes, we have a couple...
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Good Morning Mission!

It is 7:00 a.m, 68° and partly cloudy. Details for the next ten days are here. The Bay Bridge’s new eastern span may — or may not — open the day after Labor Day, but the big party and a bridge walk featuring a cast of thousands won’t be happening. Read the whole story here. How do you feel about Google...