Brava Theater will host two performances of Gary Soto’s In and Out of Shadows this Sunday, featuring several young actors who have had personal experiences with the themes the musical explores: Being undocumented, living as an...
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Mexico lost to the Netherlands 2-1 on Sunday morning, in a game that eliminates them from advancing to the quarterfinals—a feat it has not accomplished in 28 years. Mexico dominated the first half of the...
Walking by any bar with a big screen this afternoon the air was filled with cheering. After Mexico beat Croatia 3 to 1, the honking began. We captured the scene at 22nd and Mission from...
Hundreds of people gathered at Mission Dolores early Wednesday morning, many with roses for the Virgen de Guadalupe. Dec. 12 marks the annual celebration of the appearance of the Virgen in Mexico in the area...
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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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Two days before the election, my family and I were sitting in the living room. Our conversation was suddenly drowned out by a mix of noises from outside -- car horns honking, people chanting far...
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Docenas de personas se reunieron el lunes dos de julio en la plaza de la estación de BART de la calle 24 para protestar los resultados de las elecciones mexicanas, según organizadores. Un grupo que...
Alejandro Chavez will be playing at Mission Local's peña tonight at 780 Cafe.
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VIDEO: From Mexico City, a longer piece for Saturday viewing on the Japanese-Mexican who wants to save Mexican toys. Version en Español aquí.
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Santa Muerte, called Mexico's "holy death cult," is growing—and spreading. Followers in the Mission District of San Francisco say they pray to la Santa for health, work and love.
Regulars at La Taza Café find community, friendship.
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Don Rafa, as people know him, has been working on bicycles in one form or another since he was in Mexico, and says he's the only Latino bicycle business in the Mission.
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 veteran journalist reads from his new book about Mexico City, El Monstruo, at Modern Times bookstore Wednesday night.
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