By SHALWAH EVANS M.P.R. Howard pointed to the bullet hole in the Mission Education Project’s building Wednesday night as yet another sign of the increase in crime among neighborhood youth. “The majority of victims and perpetrators are people under the age of 30, but once the bullet leaves the barrel it doesn’t matter who the target is–it can hit anybody,” Howard...
Arsenio Ogilvie finds the beat and discovers it pays better with a diploma.
By ALLISON DAVIS De’Anthony Jones, a 17-year-old junior from Mission High School, asked those in the audience who had lost a friend to violence to raise their hand. Twenty hands shot up. He then turned to the 11 Board of Education candidates at a youth-led forum on a recent Thursday. “What are you going to do about the violence that...
Proponents of a twice- failed state proposition requiring parental notification for teens seeking abortions hope to win this year with a strong Latino vote. “If there’s a shift going on, it’s coming from the Latino voters,” pollster Mark DiCamillo told the San Jose Mercury News. “Because this is a presidential election, Latino voters will constitute a larger proportion of the...
Guzmán’s Soccer Shop has become an essential outfitter for many Latino youth teams. By NOAH BUHAYAR
What are you afraid of? Think about it. Feb. 6-7 at the Marsh. By MARNETTE FEDERIS and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
By SHIKIRI HIGHTOWER
Hundreds of people lined up inside San Francisco City College's Mission Campus. By BETTY BASTIDAS
It doesn't matter if your gay or straight. By BETTY BASTIDES
Mission District students get help from Mission Graduates.
By AMANDA MARTINEZ and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
Mission District arts nonprofit Southern Exposure helps youth think outside the box. By JESSICA PONS.
Early morning Q&A at John O'Connell. By JUSTIN JUUL
Free tennis lessons anyone? By VERONICA MOSCOSO
The beat goes on in Dolores Park. By VICTOR GREENE, DEANDRE JONES and DAVID BARRIENTOS