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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...
Giants fans take to the streets after the Giants beat the Detroit Tigers to win the World Series on Sunday. Photo by Rigoberto Hernandez

Fans Take to the Street After Giants Win World Series

*+-What started as a celebration of the San Francisco Giants’ 4-3 victory over the Detroit Tigers Sunday night to win the World Series quickly turned into absolute mayhem in the Mission. Shortly after Giants pitcher...