Burrito Justice has uncovered some historical documents raising questions about the character of Bernal Heights. One an article from the Alta California includes advice to a visitor to be wary of the “bad characters” of Bernal and another has one of them landing in jail. We’ll see what Bernalwood has to say about this. READ the documents here.
I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor emeritus at Berkeley’s J-school since 2019 when I retired. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born... More by Lydia Chávez