Mural by Zio Ziegler

It’s 7 a.m., 55° and headed to 62°. Details for the next ten days are here.

Viola Buitoni, a Mission resident now visiting her family in Italy, writes about eating spaghetti with fresh anchovies, cherry tomatoes and arugula. Sounds like a good day to find fresh anchovies or a good-looking chef.

Pasta comforts while we watch BART officials negotiate to avoid a Monday strike.  In case they fail, you may want to review your commuter options here. 

Or just forget about it all and spend your Saturday evening roaming the Mission District to visit the different music, poetry and art venues that will be open for the Mission Arts and Performance Project known as MAPP.

Another possibility – stay at home and delve into California history and the telegraph lines on Burrito Justice.

One last plug. Our Mission Possible map project was mentioned in a Wired piece on Darin Jensen, the master map maker and our partner in map making.  You can buy a book of the maps here. 

Enjoy, Lydia

Lydia Chávez

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor at Berkeley’s J-school since 1990. My earlier career was at The New York Times working for the business, foreign and city desks. As an old...

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