Andrea Valencia

Andrea was born and raised in Mexico City, where she graduated as a translator/interpreter. She has been working with Mission Local since 2009 translating content for the Spanish page. Also lives in the...

Rigoberto Hernandez

Rigoberto Hernandez is a journalism student at San Francisco State University. He has interned at The Oregonian and The Orange County Register, but prefers to report on the Mission District. In his spare...

Courtney Quirin

Courtney Quirin is a trained wildlife ecologist turned environmental journalist with a knack for photography and visual storytelling. Though her interests span many topics and disciplines, she's particularly...

Daniel Hirsch

Daniel Hirsch is a freelance writer who has been living in the Mission since 2009. When he's not contributing to Mission Local, he's writing plays, working as an extra for HBO, and/or walking to the top...

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  1. Great! Safe to say say it’s just the beginning since SF residents continue to live in fear of an eviction. It will behoove Mayor Lee and City politicians to act swiftly. First: Out with the Ellis Act in SF. Second: Build affordable housing ASAP.

    1. Am I missing something? They get $5k+ and a years notice to move out of a property that they don’t own. How is that not reasonable?

  2. All this while blocking the bike lane… oh the irony.

    If anything, these guys are building a strong coalition that opposes everything they stand for.

    Way to go morons!

  3. “Mission Local believes that by covering a neighborhood fairly and thoroughly, we can build community and a sustainable model for quality journalism.”


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