We have a greenway battle going on in the Mission that David Mamaril Horowitz writes about today.
Covid has retreated but Mark Rabine tells us that the son of the omicron variant is upon us.
With Halloween and Día de los Muertos coming up, Anna-Luisa Brakman and Chuqin Jiang have created an excellent guide for you.
And yes, for those of you who read closely, this is the second newsletter of the day as I failed – until this morning – to press send on Tuesday’s newsletter.
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Guerrilla gardening action on unclaimed Mission parcel draws joy, anger
This weekend, about a dozen neighbors placed around 10 raised beds, fresh soil and plants at Parcel 36, the railroad right-of-way that cuts diagonally from Harrison and 22nd streets to 23rd. Not everyone was happy.
Covid-19 Tracker: Son of Omicron
Recorded infections and positivity rates appear to be falling while hospitalizations remain mostly flat. Wastewater monitoring has also shown the virus ebbing and R Number models are mostly down. But, the son of omicron lurks.
Día de los Muertos and Halloween events across the city
Highlights of Mission District and city-wide celebrations include: Oct 27. 6 p.m. Pier 15:The Exploratorium’s After Dark: Death and Life exhibition probes global autumnal traditions like Día de Muertos and Halloween.