Sunday, June 16, 2019 | Temperature:
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School Principals Push Back Against Blight

By NOAH BUHAYAR On a recent morning, Peter Avila was checking out the exterior of Marshall Elementary, on the corner of Capp and 15th Streets, when he came to a newly installed gate. He took off his belt and dangled it through...

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Police to Frustrated Residents: Help!

By SHALWAH EVANS M.P.R. Howard pointed to the bullet hole in the Mission Education Project’s building Wednesday night as yet another sign of the increase in crime among neighborhood youth. “The majority of victims and...

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Marks of the Past Hard to Let Go

By HÉLÈNE GOUPIL Case managers at Second Chance, the Central American Resource Center’s tattoo removal program, expected 23 participants to attend the orientation on Wednesday evening. Only five came, and from the young...

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Young, White and Increasingly Serene

By JORDAN CONN It’s Thursday night on Bartlett Street, and six meditation novices kick off their high heels and vintage sneakers before settling in for an introduction to Zen. With the room at peace and the students’ eyes...

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Photographers Paint the Sky

By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH With photographers crouched behind their tripods, the countdown reached zero and the visual orgy commenced. The air reverberated with a dozen clicks as light painters at Dolores Park on Wednesday night tried...

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With Kindergartens Full, Parents Wait

By NOAH BUHAYAR Before classes started August 29th, the brightly painted halls at Buena Vista Alternative Elementary School were quiet, the classrooms empty and dark. But Jennifer Irvine was there, hoping to find two extra seats...

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Violence Spikes; Tensions Too

By CAITLIN ESCH Tensions ran high in a one-room tutoring center last night, where a crowd of 24th Street merchants and residents met to discuss an escalating community crisis: murder in their streets. Mission Station Captain...

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Stop the Bus! We’re Walking.

By NOAH BUHAYAR At Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School, yellow school buses and cars are out, walking and biking in. “I think it’s good for the kids to grow up seeing that you don’t have to get in the car,” said Cathy O’Connor, a...

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Sun 16

Dolores Park: Free Meditation Flash Mob

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 5:15 pm
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