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Ramon Valles, owner of Taqueria La Alteña, one of the 36 businesses affected by the Mission Fire.

A Concert to Benefit Businesses Displaced By Mission Fire

*+-Come out this Sunday afternoon to the Make-Out Room to enjoy music, have a snack and (or) a drink and support the fundraising that MEDA will be hosting to benefit the 36 small businesses and 71 employees...
Photo by Lydia Chávez

Tamale Lady Struggles as Landlady

*+-While tamale lovers await the opening of the Tamale Lady’s brick-and-mortar restaurant, few know that the Mission’s beloved Virginia Ramos is grappling with the responsibility of managing a four-plex she has owned at 3175 24th...
Supervisor David Campos talks about MEDA's new initiative to end childhood lead poisoning. Photo by Erica Hellerstein.

MEDA Launches New Program to End Childhood Lead Poisoning

*+-Have you had your home inspected for lead recently? If you’re anything like most San Franciscans, the answer is probably no. But consider this: 94 percent of the city’s houses were built before 1978, when...

Move Over, Borderlands Opens Its Cafe on Valencia

*+-Borderlands Café on Valencia Street doesn’t have Wi-Fi, bit it does have an environment where people can actually talk to each other.