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Diplomats of Dust

By ARMAND EMAMDJOMEH The 21-year old “community ambassador” beams as he sweeps discarded cigarettes, bus tickets and newspapers from the gum-peppered sidewalk. Diplomacy in his realm is particularly sticky: to keep the five blocks of Mission Street between 22nd and Cesar Chavez clean. “I see a lot of people standing right in front of a trash can, and still throwing...

Three Artists Chosen to Vie for Valencia Streetscape Project

The experts offer insights, the second round gets interesting and the community will meet the finalists in less than a month. By STEFANIA ROUSSELLE

Michael Arcega, Competitor for Art on Valencia

Video profile: Michael Arcega BY STEFANIA ROUSSELLE