Tag Archives: supervisor david campos

Panel discusses changing Mission. Photo by Daniel Hirsch.

Chron Asks: To Whom Does the Mission Belong?

In a public forum sponsored by the San Francisco Chronicle Tuesday, community activists, experts, and city officials took on the thorny questions of how to preserve the character and vitality of the ever-changing Mission District,...
Dina Carrilo, the mother of Jose Escobar, a 19-year-old man who was gunned down in October, speaks to the Mission Peace Collaborative.

Organizers Want Jobs for Youth to Curb Gang Violence

Hundreds of community organizers met for the second time late last week to put together a plan to end violence in the Mission District. Elements of the plan include determining what services are available, which...
Supervisor David Campos talks about MEDA's new initiative to end childhood lead poisoning. Photo by Erica Hellerstein.

MEDA Launches New Program to End Childhood Lead Poisoning

Have you had your home inspected for lead recently? If you’re anything like most San Franciscans, the answer is probably no. But consider this: 94 percent of the city’s houses were built before 1978, when...
Police close off the corner of 24th and Harrison streets after a masked gunman opened fire last year. File photo by Francisco Barrada.

Mission Leaders Unite to Stop Gun Violence

Roberto Hernandez stood before facing an auditorium packed with city authorities and hundreds of his community organizer colleagues one recent Thursday. “I am tired of raising money for coffins,” he proclaimed. “The norm is to hit...

Campos Propone que Compañías Financien la Cultura y las Artes

En la Misión, el arte y la cultura abunda así como las compañías que pueden ayudar a financiarlas, opinó el supervisor David Campos, quien habló durante el evento de Arts Monday realizado el lunes pasado...
Supervisor David Campos addresses community members at a public meeting on the Mission's liquor license ban

Liquor Moratorium Continues to Divide Community

A discussion over possible changes to a 16-year-old liquor license moratorium turned into an argument between residents who say they don’t want more liquor in the neighborhood and business owners who say they need it...
Supervisor David Campos hosted a meeting recently on possible changes to the Mission's liquor moratorium.

Community Divided Over Changes to Liquor Ban

Both sides expressed strong views: Businesses say they can't make enough money without the license, while some residents say there's already too much alcohol around.