Hay tres momentos en la vida de Gloria Cañas, una salvadoreña que vive en la Misión, que jamás podrá olvidar. El primero, es cuando recibió su Primera Comunión de las manos del Monseñor Salvadoreño Oscar Romero. “Era Viernes Santo y él era el sacerdote de la Catedral de San Miguel, donde yo iba a Misa. Tuve que confesar mis pecados,...
On the thirtieth anniversary of his assassination, the Mission remembers the priest who spoke for the voiceless. En Español
Free classes, b-girls, magical mystery bus tour and more!
Regulars at La Taza Café find community, friendship.
Jonathan Lopez, a father of three from El Salvador who worked several jobs to make ends meet, died of a heart attack on Nov. 5.
Stepping into education from the field and other paths.
Local immigrants have less money to send home. BY LILY MIHALIK
Curated by Romeo Gilberto Osorio, TERRITORIOS, New Visual Currents from El Salvador and the Diaspora, opens today. By LUIS R. DE LA TORRE
The case of the missing Pickle solved!
By MADELEINE BAIR with additional reporting by HÉLÈNE GOUPIL
Salvadorans in the Mission District are watching the close presidential contest in El Salvador with feelings that range from ambivalence to fear. By KATE KILPATRICK
The colorful balloons and gift table in front of MexExpress, a money-wiring store on 24th Street, are deceiving. What seems like a cheerful Saturday afternoon block party–local radio DJs, free Salvadoran pastries and an iPod raffle giveaway–is actually a savvy business move in tough times. José Hernandez, the Salvadoran owner of MexExpress, says that business has dropped dramatically this year–as...