Tag Archives: latinos

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Don Julio Presides Over His Mission Curiosity Shop

Julio Lucero migrated to the United States in 1979 because of the brutal civil war that was then escalating in his homeland of El Salvador. About a decade later, Lucero became the owner of a...

Achievement Gap Hearings Focus on Financial Aid

City College of San Francisco held hearings last week to tackle the achievement gap between students of color and their white and Asian counterparts.
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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...

A Conversation With Author Jimmy Santiago Baca

The acclaimed writer reads from his new novel at Modern Times on Thursday and The Mission Cultural Center on Friday.
Ana Pérez and Roberto Lovato at Friday's celebration.

From Basta to Hasta la Vista

Lou Dobb's resignation is a reason for drinking and dancing for Bay Area activists.

Locals Fight for Priority in Nursing Program Admissions

Missionites and other SF residents want a better chance of securing admission to City College's licensed nursing program.
Dr. Raul Hinojosa Ojeda speaks to the city's leaders.

Foreclosures Too High in Communities of Color

Housing foreclosures increase disproportionately in African-American and Latino communities.
By Betty Bastidas

Taquerias in the Mission Struggle

The construction boom's end means immigrant workers have less money to eat out and taquerias need anglos to survive. By BETTY BASTIDAS