Safari users, here’s your link to Rosa Ramírez’s reporting on yesterday’s deadly shootings at Papa Potrero’s on 24th and Potrero.

On top of the triple shooting, an apparent drag race ended with a crash and the fleeing of the driver on foot — albeit limping — down South Van Ness. Check out Nancy López’s coverage.

Needless to say, Sunday was crazy in the Mission.

Did you know $4 is the average a Californian on food stamps gets for daily food? Four bucks! Could you live on $4 a day? The second annual Hunger Challenge, which begins tomorrow, is a project to bring awareness to hunger within the U.S. Times are tough and more families are seeking assistance from food banks and the government. Stay tuned because Mission Loc@l will be tightening our belts for this one too. Are you game?

Speaking of food, Foreign Cinema’s owners are planning to open a new restaurant on Market Street. Observers say it will be a welcome addition to the somewhat shady mid-Market area. Will it work? Only time will tell. In the meantime, the Chron has this on  the owners of Curiosity Shoppe on Valencia.

One more thing about food and hunger: Rosh Hashanah and Ramadan are over, it’s time to break fast and read Nina Goodby’s piece on Ramadan in the Mission. ‘Tis the season.

Happy Monday!


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Brooke Minters was born and raised in Los Angeles, where she developed a taste for culture and cuisine at an early age. A taquería connoisseur and documentary maker, she's eaten her way through most of L.A., Granada, Havana, and New York. It's only fitting that she finds herself on the food beat in the Mission.

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