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Champagne, fires and police were the theme in the Mission District. Photo by Laura Wenus.

Listen Local: Giants Madness Recap and Why People Don’t Vote

Our staff had a long night Wednesday, zipping around the neighborhood to catch everything from dancing and drumming in the streets to various objects being lit on fire. Thursday morning we were back to talk about...
Extinguishing Monday's fire required the help of 100 fire personnel. Photo: Andrea Valencia

Valencia Fire: 21 Residents Displaced and $1.5 Million in Damages

Monday’s fire on Valencia street damaged five buildings and displaced 21 residents, including 19 adults and two children. San Francisco fire department spokeswoman Mindy Talmadge further confirmed that the buildings have been red-taped—meaning, the building is...
A bevy of commuters explode on the Twittersphere following last Friday's BART strike. Photo: Sarah McClure

Ride-Sharing Companies Thrive During BART Strike

A strike from BART, the nation’s fifth largest rail system, introduced new users to an alternative form of local transit: ride-sharing services. Across the board, the major ride-sharing communities saw a significant increase in downloads and...
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Buena Vista Horace Mann Students Talk News

Once a week for six months, Mission Local’s volunteers teach a class about how to do neighborhood reporting using photography and video. For a typical class, our volunteers plan their lessons and bring equipment that...