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...
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Although pupusas are a mainstay in her home country, Guerra didn’t learn how to make them until she moved to San Francisco several years ago.
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Según el censo de 2010, a diferencia de la tendencia nacional de una población latina en aumento, los latinos han abandonado el Distrito de la Misión en grandes cifras para ir a lugares más asequibles...
Latinos are arrested more often than whites for marijuana, but use it at much lower rates, study shows.
Mission District transgender Latinas work to combat homophobia in the Latino Community. En Español
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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Homeless men, bus rides, and public urinations - that's a day in the Mission for cops. En Español
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Achievement gap hearings begin Tuesday at City College. En Español
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...
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The acclaimed writer reads from his new novel at Modern Times on Thursday and The Mission Cultural Center on Friday.
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Lou Dobb's resignation is a reason for drinking and dancing for Bay Area activists.
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Missionites and other SF residents want a better chance of securing admission to City College's licensed nursing program.
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Housing foreclosures increase disproportionately in African-American and Latino communities.
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The construction boom's end means immigrant workers have less money to eat out and taquerias need anglos to survive. By BETTY BASTIDAS
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