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Presidential Medal of Freedom Award recipient and civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, 82, signs an autograph for a fan at Mission Language and Vocational School.

Activist Huerta Tells the Mission, ‘Sí, Se Puede!’

Dolores Huerta, the celebrated civil rights activist and co-founder of the United Farmworkers Union (UFW), was honored at a benefit on Sunday. “I wanted to be in the Mission for this event because sometimes the Mission is forgotten,” said the 82-year-old labor organizer, who co-founded the UFW with César Chávez in the 1960s to fight for farmworkers’ rights, better working...

The Left Side of Me-Parenting and Politics 11.18 – 11.25

THE LEFT SIDE OF ME-PARENTING AND POLITICS 11.18 – 11.24 Hey Kids! is a weekly feature looking at what’s coming up for families and kids of all ages. “Your right side is completely out of balance” said the handsome chiropractor who has been trying to reorganize my aching body. I could have told him that. I don’t like the right,...

Confessions of a Teenage Jesus Jerk

En Español FROM HOME TODAY 6 A.M.  Good Morning Mission!  It is a miserable  53° Fahrenheit and doesn’t look like it’s going to get much better. How Cheesey Can You Get? Remember when Olympic figure skaters had to grill cheese sandwiches while they lutzed  axeled and did a triple toe loop?  Probably not, but while the Olympic figure skating dominated...
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Ecstasy at the Gates

En Español CAFE LA BOHEME 6 A.M.  Good Morning Mission District!  It’s a surprisingly brisk 54° F, overcast and expected to be pretty much the same until later this evening. Big Week March is blowing in like a lion.  Today the March Against Muni starts at 5 P.M. at Powell and Market.  On Wednesday, the first public meeting regarding the...
Photo by Laurie Buenafe Krsmanovic.

Holiday Shows, Dirt, Bubbles, y Más!

It’s official, holiday season is in full swing! The city is teeming with bubbles, baubles, bunnies and elves.  Check out the events listing below, as well as SFKids’ copious holiday events flyer and best bets of this week. Kids re-enact the first Thanksgiving on video, in a more accurate portrayal of race relations, warm fuzzies and all. Nancy López reports...