Lydia Chavez

Executive Editor

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor at Berkeley’s J-school since 1990. My earlier career was at The New York Times working for the business, foreign and city desks. As an old friend once pointed out, local has long been in my bones. My Master’s Project at Columbia, later published in New York Magazine, was on New York City’s experiment in community boards. Right now I'm trying to figure out how you make that long-held interest sustainable.

Stories by Lydia

Best Warriors t-shirt?

My favorite Warriors t-shirt was designed by Ricardo Peña, who lives in the Mission. It comes in blue and black. You can find it at...

SNAP: Waiting for JR

The Parisian street artist will arrive at the 16th Street BART Plaza at 12:30 p.m. today.  Here is a link to his SF mural project.