Photo by Lydia Chávez

Lydia Chávez

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...

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  1. Is there only this picture? Where’s the article == you know, the story about what tree, why, when, where, etc.? As a tree lover who is aware that trees are taking a beating in the City these days due to lack of funding for maintenance, replacement, etc. Boo!

  2. Hi Lydia,
    I love your photo. I am one of the owners of the business in the background and it is with a great deal of sadness that we find ourselves prep to leave this address after almost 10 years here. The heart for me expresses both my love for the location and my feelings of grief over leaving. As we announce and get the word out about our departure I wanted to ask for permission to use this image and what if any compensation that you might require? Thank you for the experience of the photograph and I wish you well going forward in this wonderful place.

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