Debbi Lerman’s message, like her colorful hair, is hard to ignore. As director of the Human Services Network, a coalition of nearly 80 nonprofit agencies in San Francisco, she recounts […]
The northeast BART Plaza at 24th and Mission streets was again fence-free on Sunday, and crowded with vendors while BART and Muni riders struggled to make their way through the […]
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Markael Raybon was sleeping in his tent on Shotwell street near 16th the night of May 5 when he started to smell smoke. He didn’t think too much of it, […]
Mission: We need to talk. On Wednesday, city government and a community leader talked about a Mission Plan that addresses illegal street vending, homelessness, and mental health services.
Update, June 14: Mission Local has learned that longtime senior inspector Bernie Curran, presently on suspension for receiving a $180,000 “loan” from a developer and initially failing to report it, […]
According to Lt. Jonathan Baxter, the San Francisco Fire Department public information officer, the incident was closed out and “basically listed as an outside trash fire” since the tent appeared to be unoccupied and no injuries were recorded. The original inhabitant or inhabitants’ condition and whereabouts are unknown.
In September, Mission Local reported on the strange and terrible saga of Bob Mason’s garden wall — which he feared might topple upon his 74-year-old wife. The wall had been […]
How do you combat 24th Street BART Plaza’s illegal fencing? With fencing, apparently. “Temporary” fencing has been erected with the stated intent of keeping out the illegal vending, trash, graffiti […]
Supe’s legislation would limit number of ficus trees Public Works could axe District 9 Supervisor Hillary Ronen told Mission Local Tuesday that her office will take an active role in […]
Some 50 Mission High School students gathered at City Hall this morning, joining hundreds more San Francisco Unified School District high school students to march in solidarity with victims of […]
Fires are the most visible manifestation of problems that residents said are increasing in and around the South Van Ness Avenue-Shotwell-Folsom Streets historic district. It hosts a number of tent encampments which some think contributes to the nexus of crime, fire risk, and reducing property values.
Mission Community Meeting Hillary Ronen, District 9 Supervisor Wednesday May 11, 2022 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM Topic of discussion: Homelessness and Street Conditions In Person: Mision Cultural Center for […]
The Mission District’s supervisor, Hillary Ronen, gave Texas Senator Ted Cruz a piece of her mind Sunday as the two happened to cross paths at Los Angeles International Airport. “Children […]
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously adopted a resolution “urging the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris,” and other agencies to return Oumar […]