The Mission Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Sweep Report: Dozens placed in shelter, others turned away in 16th St. encampment clearingRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2017 | Mission Local

    Some 40 people accepted placement in the Mission's Navigation Center at 1950 Mission St. after a large-scale encampment at 16th Street and San Bruno Avenue was removed by the city Thursday morning. At the same time, three young women - one who has been on the street for 15 years - were turned away because they were part of another encampment.

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  2. Fire, empty buildings and the mystery of combustionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Mission Local

    It was a busy night in San Francisco: Pink Saturday and the Mission was packed with people. Some were listening to music at the Red Poppy Art House when firetrucks wailed south on Folsom Street, breaking the calm of the balmy evening.

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  3. Store owner traveled to Mission to find communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Mission Local

    Before Armando Ramirez became the co-owner of Off Top, a hat store that opened in April at 2359 Mission Street, in the El Capitan building, he earned a six-figure salary as a mortgage lender in Sacramento, he said. For two years he was working six days a week, and he had his own apartment, but the job left him unhappy.

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  4. Dolores Park Style: let your freak flyRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | Mission Local

    We may be casual at times, but San Franciscans will go all out when it's time to celebrate. Pride is full permission to let your freak flag fly, although to us, it's really just being part of the norm.

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  5. 3100 17th Street: How One Block ChangedRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2017 | Mission Local

    Tomorrow, the city will unveil a new park at 17th and Folsom streets at a 3:30 p.m. ceremony. It's worth looking back at this piece Mission Local did in September 2011 to see how much 17th Street has changed in the last decade.

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  6. Troubled building on 18th Street back on the market after sale falls throughRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Mission Local

    A historic and troubled property located at 2205 Mission Street at the intersection with 18th Street is for sale again after a deal with a commercial developer fell through. Its current owner, former Facebook executive Owen van Natta, is asking $7 million for the property according to the realtor for the property.

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  7. One vacant block in SF's Mission reaches back into another eraRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2017 | Mission Local

    Two grey buildings on 23rd Street loom like tombstones across the bright green lawn of Parque Ninos Unidos. The two buildings, which share three addresses between them-3067, 3069 and 3071-are noticeable for their state of disrepair.

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  8. Woman hit with foam projectile weapon at SF Warriors celebrationRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2017 | Mission Local

    A 26-year-old Warriors fan ended her night in the emergency room with a bruise and two stitches over her eye after police fired foam projectiles into a crowd at 22nd and Mission streets to disperse a crowd that had been throwing bottles at the line of officers. The woman, a San Francisco resident, requested anonymity.

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  9. Giant "erotic" plant with Mission roots will produce rare and stinky bloomRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2017 | Mission Local

    A rare, stinky and somewhat sexual spectacle about to unfold at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers has its roots in a Mission District bathroom. ) is about to bloom.

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  10. SF Mission's Roxie Theater honored at the State AssemblyRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Mission Local

    The Mission's Roxie Theater was recognized on Monday as the 2017 Small Business of the Year for the 17th Assembly District, which encompasses eastern San Francisco. The iconic theater has was built in its 3117 16th St. location in 1909 and first operated at the C.H. Brown Theater, and since 1933 as the Roxie Theater following renovations, making it the oldest continuously operating theater in the United States.

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  11. Mission's culture not for sale, but it can be painted overRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Mission Local

    A created in 2015 by Mission District youth under the guidance of Precita Eyes Mural Arts Center, on a wall at 24th and Folsom streets, became the center of a neighborhood spat on Friday afternoon when artists from the East Bay attempted to replace it without seeking permission from the local arts organization. "This is gentrification happening on 24th and Folsom right now," said Nancy Pili HernA ndez, a Precita Eyes muralist, educator and activist.

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  12. Mission resident turns a lens on Parkmerced in documentary shortRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2017 | Mission Local

    You might have heard the Mission be called "ground zero" of gentrification in the city, but one local resident decided to explore a different microcosm of affordable housing loss: Parkmerced. His short documentary on the impending demolition of the housing there, " Nick Pasquariello, a Mission District resident and a writer by trade, decided to produce a documentary about Parkmerced, a large development near Lake Merced and San Francisco State University, six years ago.

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  13. The Sweep Report: San BrunoRead the original story

    May 24, 2017 | Mission Local

    The removal of a homeless stronghold underneath the 101 Freeway that divides the northeastern Mission and Potrero Hill ended Tuesday with nearly all of its 53 residents accepting shelter. said Sam Dodge, deputy director of the Department on Homelessness and Supportive Housing, which oversees encampment resolutions throughout the city.

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  14. Local health providers would face funding gap under proposed healthcare billRead the original story

    May 23, 2017 | Mission Local

    If the U.S. Senate agrees with Congress to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, San Francisco health care providers said their current practice of serving everyone would become unsustainable and in the long run, and services could be cut. Representatives from three local healthcare providers all said that the Congress's health care plan would likely result in thousands of San Franciscans losing coverage that they gained through the Obama-era Medicare expansion.

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  15. Developments in development: Slice of the pieRead the original story

    May 21, 2017 | Mission Local

    A source started an interview with me this week by saying "well, the planet is on fire, but otherwise fine." So if you're feeling firehosed by national-level bombshell coverage and haven't had time to keep up with all of the details of what's happening, here is the big news: San Francisco lawmakers about how much affordable housing developers should be required to include when they build.

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  16. The Sweep Report: When the cleaning crews fail to show upRead the original story

    May 20, 2017 | Mission Local

    A group of some 15 people living underneath the 101 freeway underpass at Brannan and Division Streets say they were "stood up" by Public Works cleaning crews who first instructed them to clear their encampment temporarily for a routine cleanup and then failed to appear for the actual cleaning, according to some of the encampment's residents. "We worked through the night to get this ready so that we would be abiding by what they wanted and they left us hanging and basically made us feel stupid," said Couper, a resident of the encampment who on Friday afternoon lugged her belongings from the parking lot of a fitness gym near the intersection back onto the Division Street adjacent sidewalk.

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  17. Art Notes: one space, two galleries: Ratio 3 and CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | Mission Local

    The door to Ratio 3 opens from Mission Street, near McDonald's, offering a juxtaposition of art and urban pop. Flow through the gallery and another door connects to Capital, a three-month old gallery with an entrance on Lilac Alley.

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  18. Threatened with closure, UCSF youth health center finds new homeRead the original story

    May 17, 2017 | Mission Local

    Imperiled by a loss of funding and an expiring lease, a year of uncertainty about the future of the New Generation Health Center ended this week with relatively good news for its staff and patients - the clinic will continue its operations, but at a new and much smaller location across the street. Come September, New Generation will move into the 2500 18th St. facility near Potrero Avenue that is owned and operated by the At its current location nearby at 625 Potrero Ave., the clinic for some two decades has offered youth and young adults from the Mission and other southern neighborhoods access to the city's reproductive health care system.

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  19. SF Grocery Outlet security guard fired over racial profiling incidentRead the original story

    May 16, 2017 | Mission Local

    An encounter on Mother's Day between a shopper at the recently opened Grocery Outlet at 1245 South Van Ness Ave. and a security guard employed to safeguard its premises ended with the latter being fired. The shopper, Mission resident and local artist and activist Amos Gregory, alleges that he was racially profiled and threatened by a security guard employed by the store while standing in the discount grocer's parking lot on Sunday afternoon.

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  20. Firefighters' documentary of Gartland blaze offers history and tributeRead the original story

    May 15, 2017 | Mission Local

    Some San Franciscans remember a time when the corner of 16th and Valencia streets was a graveyard. Memorials filled the empty pit and the walls to commemorate the estimated 14 people who perished in a fire at the Gartland Hotel on the night/morning of December 12, 1975.

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