Photo by Lydia Chávez

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. Lydia, check out the , well they are not decorations per say but a comment on where we are at this time of year in terms of the pandemic and the holidays . The installation is at 760 Shotwell St. one is titeled X-mas unplugged, emphasis on the X. The other , same address is in the window ,an homage to Time magazines recent cover,”The worst year ever” also emphasis on the X. There are none of the typical decorations , lights per say. So it is best to see during the day, but to cover your bases check it out at night as well. A large large glowing red orb, one that lends an ominous mood tied to the Time magazine cover. Enjoy it, I’m told its a hit.

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