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Ebony McKinney, Tireless Advocate for the Arts, Dies Unexpectedly (KQED)

This story originally appeared on KQED.org by Kevin L. Jones. Ebony McKinney, a tireless advocate for the arts who pushed for diversity in the community and for unity among local organizations, died unexpectedly on Saturday from complications related to pneumonia and lupus. She was 41. The San Francisco Art Commission (SFAC), where McKinney has worked off-and-on since 2005, announced McKinney’s...

A Cash Infusion to Support Nonprofits

Rising rents have forced the relocation or closure of several nonprofits in recent months, among them: Hyde Street Community Services, Under One Roof, and Root Division. A new initiative from The Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development (MOHCD), together with the San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC), aims to slow down this churn. The new program, which got its final...

The Dinosaurs Are Alive on Valencia

In case you missed yesterday’s news, two San Francisco juveniles were charged yesterday in the September shooting at Papa Potrero’s Pizza at 24th Street and Potrero Avenue. Mission Loc@l recently did an in-depth look at the life of one of the two men who were murdered and those who knew him best. Also, the San Francisco Arts Commission wanted to...