Good afternoon!

Even on a Friday, I have loads of news for you. Will Jarrett has created a very cool interactive on political contributions.

See who is giving the money.

Annika Hom was there when Black students at San Francisco State University staged a protest at a District Attorney’s forum Thursday night. The students sent DA Brooke Jenkins to the exit for the night, but the other candidates resumed taking questions.

Chuqin Jiang has produced a way to experience Saturday night’s Lit Crawl for those unable to attend. We’re excited to try this out. Already Chuqin has some maps, info, and an intro up.

Hope to see you there.


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Explore: Over $10 million poured into SF races

By Will Jarrett

If it’s true that money talks, San Francisco figures to be an extremely noisy place over the next few weeks.

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DA Jenkins leaves SFSU debate after activists take over event

By Annika Hom

Ladies and gentlemen: Brooke Jenkins has left the building. On Thursday night, the District Attorney debate at San Francisco State University took a strange turn when dozens of activists interrupted the event.

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Live reporting of LIT CRAWL 2022 this Saturday night

By Chuqin Jiang

San Francisco’s biggest literature night, Lit Crawl, will be back from 5 to 9 p.m. this Saturday, Oct. 22. Mission Local will be on the scene to capture the evening.

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Jelly fish-sticks

By Tyler Pullen

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Founder/Executive Editor. 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 and raised. Like many local news outlets, The Tribune no longer exists. I left daily newspapers after working at The New York Times for the business, foreign and city desks. Lucky for all of us, it is still there.

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 in local news sustainable. The answer continues to elude me.