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Octavio Lopez Raygoza

Octavio Lopez Raygoza hails from Los Angeles. Lured by the nightlife, local eateries, and famous chilaquiles, Raygoza enjoys reporting in the Mission District. Although he settled in downtown San Francisco, he spends most of his time in the Mission.

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  1. Something valued at $900 can be sold hot for $100 to $150 no problem. Get caught, break even?

    How is that a dis-incentive to a thief?

  2. stop posting bullshit about “Crime!” bla bla bla, crime this, be careful of that, most dangerous this, most dangerous that. how about talk about the real issues that affect our community and the people who have lived here for DECADES and maybe why some people do commit crime or only have limited options that give you limited resources…brain power, duh! sheitt

    1. Battery is not bullshit. Battery is what helps keep the wards full at SFGH. Battery hurts when it is a bottle to the head or a knife to the back. Anybody who has lived in the mission for DECADES will know that battery cannot be explained away by saying the perps have limited options.