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Captain Joseph McFadden, of Ingleside Police Station, addresses community members concerned about recent shootings in the Mission and in Bernal Heights. Photo by Laura Waxmann

Police and Community Address Spike in SF Mission Gang Violence

Mission organizers and police alike are mobilizing to address a spate of violence including shootings in the Mission and in Bernal Heights that have sent five victims to the hospital in the past two weeks, one of them a 13-year-old boy and one a man who was shot in June and died of his injuries on Oct. 3. On Monday,...
Drawing by Anthony Mata

A King of Cats Forced Out, Says ‘Sorrow Not’ for Him

Bender’s Bar, half past eight o’clock: Jimmy Broustis, king of cats, breaks the set and watches a stripe ball sink into a corner pocket. As the table settles, Dave Chisholm, an old friend, waits his turn with a bottle of Schlitz in one hand and a cue stick in the other. Since the mid 1980s, the two have been hanging...
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Residentes Expresan Preocupación sobre Temas de Calidad de Vida

Más de una docena de residentes expresaron su preocupación por problemas de calidad de vida en el barrio en una reunión sucedida el pasado martes con Robert Moser en la estación de policía de la Misión. Los residentes del área entorno a las calles 16 y Misión se quejaron de que hay heces humanas, agujas en la calle y una...

Love in the Middle Ages – Chapter 2

In the first installment of Love in the Middle Ages, Lisa, who is facing her 50th birthday, decides to try online dating. After a couple of brief encounters in the Mission, she’s learned one lesson: people lie on the Internet! I’d already been married to one guy who thought he was perfect and I wasn’t looking for another. Martin always...