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Trouble

In Search of A New Gold

Gordon counts three categories of scavengers: the homeless like himself, the junkies who do it for a fix, and the bootleggers who cruise the city in pick-up trucks.

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More Police, More Trouble, Some Residents Say

By HÉLÈNE GOUPIL While many Mission residents are calling for more police on the streets, some residents said Monday that such tactics will target youth and immigrants. Anna Levitt, 25, and 28-year-old Pati Zapatita, who refused...

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97 White Balloons

By STEVE SALDIVAR Ninety-seven white balloons rose up from the Mission District yesterday afternoon, representing the number of homicides in San Francisco in 2005. Although the vigil to commemorate the third anniversary of the...

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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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Got a Tip? Call Police.

By HÉLÈNE GOUPIL Captain Stephen Tacchini walked into the community meeting at the Mission police station on Tuesday with grim news. Crime is up 12 percent compared to last year. On the bright side, Tacchini said, service calls...

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Silencing Jorge Hurtado

Jorge Hurtado dreamed of singing in front of sell-out crowds and fans coming out in droves to catch an earful of his smooth rap flow. Last Wednesday, Room 330 at June Jordan High School was packed to capacity.  But this wasn’t...

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What To Do

Thu 17

18 Reasons: How to Cook: Advanced Techniques

October 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 17

Public Works: Speechless Live: October

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thu 17

Roxie Theater: Food & Farm Film Fest 2019

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm