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mexican official and sfpd mission police chief greg suhr

Targeted by Gangs and Thieves, Growing Mayan Community Demands Translators

The killing of a beloved cook in October was the latest in what the Mexican consulate general in San Francisco says are targeted attacks against the city’s Mayan community. “This is something that we are...
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Shotwell Residents Ambivalent About Newsom’s Sit/Lie Plan

Most residents say they would rather see the drunks who hang out nearby rehabilitated. If pushed out, residents fear, they'll only return or go elsewhere. En Español
Delma spends most days with baby Elmer in the family's $600-a-month hotel room.

A Family Home In An SRO

San Francisco is a city with a serious affordable housing deficit. As more families suffer from job loss and slashed hours, many are turning to single room occupancy hotels for shelter.En Español
Drakka (standing) demonstrates acupressure to relieve anxiety during a Langton Garden meditation session.

Zendo Without Walls

A Buddhist monk struggles to find financial support for her work in single room occupancy hotels and shelters. En Español
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Mary and Joseph, as Illegal Immigrants

La Posarela, a musical play, deals with homelessness, undocumented immigration through the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph. The play starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 at the Community Music Center in...