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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The parish at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic church has provided breakfast to hungry day laborers on Cesar Chavez Street for the past 15 years. Every Monday through Saturday, these Christian folks begin the process...
"What are you doing?" a small child asks Lagunas Atwood. "We're protesting," she responds."Do your parents mind if I give you a cookie?"
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
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Part 2 of Mission Local's Life in an SRO Series. En Español
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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
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