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60 Seconds: Summer Jobs

In a recent Slate magazine article, we read that only 25 percent of teenagers have summer jobs this year — a surprisingly low number. But given the bad economy, it’s easy to see how it would be difficult for someone with little or no work experience to get a call back from employers, even a fast-food restaurant or supermarket. In...

60 Seconds: Missionites Talk Trash

Ever since our fearless editor noticed that there are more waste receptacles per block in Noe Valley than on Mission Street, we’ve been talking trash. Now it’s the neighborhood’s turn. We took to the streets, asking, “Where does trash come from?” and “What do you do about it?” Did people have opinions? Boy, did they ever. Way more than 60...

60 Seconds: Prop. 36

Proposition 36, a statewide measure on the ballot in the November election, proposes changes to California’s three-strikes law. If it passes, it would revise the law to impose a life sentence only when new felony convictions are serious or violent. It would authorize re-sentencing for offenders currently serving life sentences if their third-strike conviction was a nonviolent crime, and if they...

60 Seconds: Zuckerberg in the Mission

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and the world’s second youngest billionaire, reportedly bought a home in the Mission recently. Mission Local hit the streets to ask: What do you think of Zuckerberg becoming a Mission resident? 60 Seconds: Zuckerberg in the Mission from Mission Local on Vimeo.