Cristina often found herself wandering the streets of the Mission District for hours, without direction, contemplating suicide. “I just wanted to be alone,” she said — so much so that when she saw her son...
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Three immigrants end up getting deported, others fear getting on board. En Español
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Record numbers of undocumented workers are filing income tax returns this year, say neighborhood accountants.
Homeless men, bus rides, and public urinations - that's a day in the Mission for cops. En Español
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City and federal officials will focus their count on the traditionally under-counted Mission District. En Español
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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...
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The ACLU claims California DNA collection law violates civil rights.
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The costume’s description reads, “He didn’t just cross the border, he crossed a galaxy!”
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