Cristina often found herself wandering the streets of the Mission District for hours, without direction, contemplating suicide. “I just wanted to be alone,” she said — so much so that when she saw her son...
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Tagged Border Patrol, clinica martin-baro, immigrant, immigration, Mujeres Unidas Y Activas, post-traumatic stress disorder, sexual assault, undocumented immigrants
Caesar Chuc, the beloved neighborhood cook who moved from Mexico to the United States to provide his family with a better life, passed away this week at San Francisco General Hospital. He was 39 years...
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A woman we pass every day, but know little about.
Recently arrived students at Mission Education Center Elementary School sing, dress up like turkeys and learn America's quintessential myth. Click on the headline to read their stories.
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Campos Reacts to Overriding Vote.
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More New Stores on Mission St.
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Esther Gress is a domestic worker. Mission Loc@l followed her for a day. By STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
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Tagged art, culture, domestic worker, Esther Gress, guillermina castellanos, human rights, immigrant, immigration, mission, mission cultural center, mission street, obra, play, Quebrando El Silencio de Mis Manos, raquel botello, raza centro legal, Silence of My Hands, stefania rousselle, women's collective, worker day
Human Rights and Immigrant commissioners listen to testimony. By SHIKIRI HIGHTOWER