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Photo by Lola M. Chavez

Community Meeting Set to Discuss Mission St. “Red Carpet”

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority has scheduled a community meeting for 6 p.m. on June 20 at the Mission Cultural Center to discuss the effects of the transit-only lanes and turn restrictions implemented along...
SFMTA has removed several bus stops along Mission Street to replace them with parking and make the buses run faster. Photo by Laura Wenus

Commuters Voice Mixed Feelings About Mission St. Changes

San Francisco’s Mission Street is undergoing significant transformation in the coming months, but there is skepticism among drivers and bus riders that the changes will be for the better. As of last Friday, several bus...
Rendering of what Mission Street may look like soon via SFMTA

Heads Up: Major Traffic Changes Coming to Mission St.

Transit riders and drivers alike should brace themselves for some significant changes coming to Mission Street’s traffic rules, some coming as early as this month. As of Friday, 14 and 49 buses have eliminated stops at 15th, 19th, 21st...
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Litquake Event Relocates to SF Mission’s Alamo Drafthouse

A small literary event series took root in San Francisco 17 years ago. Within a few years of its launch, it had become a nine-day, citywide festival promoting literature in venues around town called Litquake. It also features a...
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Mission Eyes: The Force Awakens at SF’s New Mission Theater

Tickets to see the much-anticipated Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Alamo Drafthouse, newly opened on Mission Street, sold out very quickly. But that didn’t stop fans of all ages from streaming through the newly...
The former Fizzary — now the site of an illegal gambling den and brothel — was tagged on Sunday by its owner in a plea for assistance. Photo: Joe Rivano Barros / Mission Local.

Illegal Gambling Den and Brothel in SF Mission Evades Shutdown Despite Police Presence

An illegal gambling den and brothel in the Mission District that has been the site of a shooting and multiple calls to the police in the past few months is seemingly immune to closure, despite frequent raids...
The Mission Street entrance door of Vida Apartments smashed by an unknown suspect last week. Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

SF Mission Condo Windows Smashed in ‘Direct Attack’ on ‘Gentrification’

The brightly colored Vida Apartments on Mission Street were attacked sometime last week when someone smashed the condo building’s front windows and badly cracked four panes of glass before fleeing the scene. Video of the incident,...