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Police follow the procession on the anniversary of Alex Nieto's death, keeping a short distance.

Police Shooting Anniversary Brings Community, Lowriders to the Streets

On the first anniversary of Alejandro “Alex” Nieto’s death, more than a hundred people took to the streets of the Mission with his family and friends, to show solidarity with Nieto’s kin and remember him by the...
Rene Yañez stands in front of his 3D piece, part of Illuminations: Día de los Muertos 2011 exhibit opening Oct. 7 at SOMArts Cultural Center Bay Gallery.

“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction

Spanning three decades in the Mission District, prominent San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, who seeded and grew the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration into a citywide event, is in the process of...
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Valencia Sewer System to Get Green Improvements

When most people think about sewer systems, they’re likely to envision unsightly industrial facilities like pump stations and treatment plants. But in several San Francisco neighborhoods, including the Mission District, public debate is focusing increasingly...
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Mission Eyes: Throwdown with Bobby Flay and Papalote

Friends and family gathered at the Mission Cultural Center to watch Papalote's owners, Miguel and Victor Escobedo, take on Bobby Flay on the Food Network's Burrito Throwdown. En Español
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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.