This from one of our readers:

Hey–I know this happens all the time in the Mission, but just in case there was a rash of thefts this weekend, I wanted to letcha guys know. On Saturday night someone stole my iphone OUT of my purse at the Elbo Room. Purse had a little latch and flap closure, so it was a tricky maneuver. Anywho, lesson learned: bad guys exist, even at bars you have to pay to get in to!

Take care + watch your back

Lydia Chávez

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor at Berkeley’s J-school until 2019. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born and raised. The Tribune...

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  1. Well this is one of the downsides of living and partying in The Mission. As a streetsmart NATIVE i hang on to my iPhone like there is no tomorrow! This type of “crime” has been going on for decades, Gente Esta Es La Mission nothing new is happening it’s just that before it was pagers now its cell phones LOL!

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