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Election 2012 vs. 2008: The Thrill Is Gone

Four years ago, voters turned out in record numbers to cast ballots in an election that would result in America’s first black president. Voters repeated words like “hope” and “change.” Barack Obama is again vying...
Graphic by Molly Roy

2012 Election: Live Coverage of First Presidential Debate

Follow Mission Local’s live coverage of the first presidential debate! [View the story “2012 Elections: Live Coverage of First Presidential Debate” on Storify]
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Mary and Joseph, as Illegal Immigrants

La Posarela, a musical play, deals with homelessness, undocumented immigration through the biblical journey of Mary and Joseph. The play starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 11 and Dec. 12 at the Community Music Center in...
Rody Alvarado Peña. Photo by Richard A Boswell.

Rape Victim Gets Obama’s Support

Obama's stance on asylum may help Guatemalan rape victim stay in the United States.
The Celebi-Ariners at Oakland's Eat Real Festival in August. (Photo by Adelaide Chen)

Privilege Became Punishment for Popular Street Cart Vendor

The Amuse Bouche vendor blended in easily among the Mission's world of hip street food carts. But Celebi-Ariner's impending deportation is a story many Mission residents know all too well.

Oceans, Food, Fines and an Anthem

The weather felt a little more like fall again yesterday. Makes me want soup, tea, and hot toddies. Also makes me appreciate warmth and big, hot meals. The San Francisco Food Bank is getting ready...
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11.03.09

With Day of the Dead and Halloween now behind us, surely many people will get the post-dress-up-like-a-fool-in-public blues. But November has other treats in store. And not just turkey/tofurkey day. That’s right, it’s Movember! Not...