The Mission Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Protesters call for justice on anniversary of homeless resident's shootingRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Mission Local

    Friday marked the one-year anniversary of the encounter between Luis Gongora Pat and two San Francisco police officers that ended in less than 30 seconds with the Yucatec-Mayan immigrant shot dead. Some 50 people gathered at the site of the shooting on Friday morning to commence an anti-police brutality protest in Gongora Pat's honor.

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  2. City banks on Bay Area Latinos to support Mission District businessesRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | Mission Local

    Can the city bring more Latinos to shop in the Mission District? The answer will become clearer on Saturday as the city launches a series of events to lure the Bay Area's Latino population to the neighborhood that still has the highest concentration of Latinos in San Francisco. The city has already dedicated the Calle 24th Latino Cultural District and is now focusing new efforts on Mission Street .

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  3. Starting Friday, peep into the Mission's pastRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Mission Local

    Our friends at the Mission Media Arts Archive collective will be featuring This Was Then , a compilation of three short films featuring the Mission in the 1970s and 1980s at the Peephole Cinema in Orange Alley near 26th Street. The shorts will show 24-hours a day from Friday through May 18. The films include a youth council strike, a day in Dolores Park and a night of low-rider cars and Cholo pride.

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  4. Thrift Town on Mission shutters after 45 yearsRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2017 | Mission Local

    Declining sales have forced Thrift Town on Mission and 17th streets to close its doors permanently as of Wednesday afternoon. "The retail landscape is changing drastically and despite our exhaustive efforts to meet the ongoing challenges of increased costs and declining sales, we are unable to generate the sales necessary to sustain our long-standing business in San Francisco," a letter from the owners taped to the door Wednesday afternoon read.

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  5. Women, cultural expression celebrated in upcoming "CubaCaribe" festivalRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Mission Local

    This Thursday will kick-off a nine-day festival celebrating the Caribbean's rich and vibrant music, dance, art, history and politics. The San Francisco tradition is now in its 13th year and will not just honor the contemporary and folkloric cultural expression of the Afr0-Caribbean Diaspora, but pay a special tribute to women and their contributions to Latino and Caribbean cultures where gender roles remain dominant.

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  6. New Mission police captain shares vision of "customer-service" oriented policingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Mission Local

    Assigned from the Airport Bureau to one of San Francisco's busiest police districts, new Mission Station Police Captain William Griffin said he anticipates a change of pace and comes equipped with a "customer service" centered lens that he hopes will shape the station to better and more efficiently serve the local community. "I think it's always good to bring new ideas and different perspectives to the things you are doing," said Griffin, who has been on the force for 36 years.

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  7. Mission police arrest two men linked to fatal 19th Street shootingRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Mission Local

    Two men have been arrested in connection with the fatal March 17 shooting of 44-year-old Jorge Martinez at 19th and Mission streets. Minutes after 7 p.m. on March 21, San Francisco police officers from Mission Station located and arrested 22-year-old San Francisco residents Jose Mejia-Carrillo and 23-year-old Alexis Cruz-Zepeda near 19th and Church streets.

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  8. And now there are 10 ice cream makers in the Mission's 1.5 square milesRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2017 | Mission Local

    Of all the calls, howls and squawks heard in the Mission, never has a breathe been spent complaining of an ice cream shortage. Why should it? There's a parlor just around the corner "I get all my ice cream stores confused," said Jen Kabbabe who was looking forward to a scoop of salted caramel as she waited in line at Bi-Rite's Creamery.

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  9. Mexican presidential hopeful gets warm welcome in SF MissionRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Mission Local

    Mexican presidential hopeful Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made an appearance in the Mission District Monday evening, drawing a crowd of more than 200 supporters who welcomed him to the Grand Theater, now Gray Area, on Mission Street with cheers, chants, and signs. With two presidential runs already under his belt ,Lopez Obrador is a serious contender in the 2018 election, enjoying an estimated 29 percent support among Mexican voters.

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  10. Good humor flows at Mission District family wineryRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Mission Local

    Behind a roll-up door on a squat industrial building on Potrero Street is a family winery. At once unorthodox and deeply traditional, family name on the sign is not French or Italian like wine aficionados might expect, but rather Georgian.

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  11. Mission High heads to state championshipRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2017 | Mission Local

    It first looked as though it was going to be easy. And then it wasn't. One thing was clear, though: Nothing was going to keep the Mission High boys basketball team from making history.

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  12. Elixir Bar: A Deep Fount of Mission HistoryRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2017 | Mission Local

    When you grab a drink at Elixir on 16th and Guerrero streets, you might not know you're inside the city's second-oldest saloon, running since 1858. On Saturday, boozehound historians of the E Clampus Vitus association will reveal a historic plaque at Elixir denoting its venerated status.

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  13. Health Food Delivery Service Moves into Former Mission McDonald'sRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Mission Local

    A fryer that once churned out fast-food potato fries will now be producing sweet potato fries made with organic, sustainably sourced palm oil. After being shuttered for two years, the site of an erstwhile McDonald's on Mission Street near 16th Street has become an all gluten-free catering service called Mealmade, with options for paleo, keto, vegan and other health-conscious eaters.

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  14. Aztec New Year Returns for 10th Year at City CollegeRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2017 | Mission Local

    This Saturday will round off a decade in which the Mission's City College of San Francisco has hosted the annual Aztec New Year celebration, founded by a group of former students determined to share the teachings of their indigenous ancestors with the community. In light of President Donald Trump's recent anti-immigration policies that have instilled fear in immigrant communities across the nation, the organizers of the 10-year-old event say its existence has only grown in significance.

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  15. Iranian Musicians Star at SF's Red PoppyRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | Mission Local

    The ban has affected the musicians directly. Akhavass' sister, a painter, was recently accepted by universities in Portland and Chicago "but because of this ban she cannot come," said Akhavass.

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  16. Good Food Advocate Shakirah Simley Bids Bi-Rite FarewellRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2017 | Mission Local

    As Community Program Manager at Bi-Rite Market, Shakirah Simley married her passion for "good food" and social justice, helping to nourish San Francisco's underserved communities. On Tuesday, Simley announced her departure from the health-food market after five years and on Thursday, she celebrated her farewell at the Women's Building on 18th Street.

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  17. SF Mission Church Offers Sanctuary to Undocumented Community MembersRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | Mission Local

    The Mission's Episcopal Church of St. John's the Evangelist on Wednesday joined a number of churches in the San Francisco area and beyond in vowing to protect their immigrant community from deportation. "We've given sanctuary to many over the years," said father Richard Smith, St. John's vicar, to a group of some 50 community members gathered in front of two red doors marking the entrance of the church at 15th and Julian streets.

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  18. SF's Mutiny Radio Laughs to Stay AfloatRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2017 | Mission Local

    Mutiny Radio, at the edge of the Mission District, plans on being funny - at least for the next five days when it will host and air 25 comedy shows during its 2nd Annual Mutiny Radio Comedy Festival. Tickets for each live show are available for sale at the door at 2781 21st St. and online for $10 apiece.

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  19. Two-Year Anniversary of Police Shooting Sees No Charges Against OfficersRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2017 | Mission Local

    None of the officers involved in fatal confrontations with some 40 civilians shot and killed at the hands of San Francisco police since 2000 has stood a criminal trial. "In modern day history, not a single San Francisco police officer involved in a fatal shooting of a civilian has faced criminal charges," said Max Szabo, a spokesperson for the District Attorney's office, which is tasked with deciding whether officers should be criminally charged for shootings.

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  20. The Secret Gardner Behind SF's Street EtchingsRead the original story

    Feb 27, 2017 | Mission Local

    Like any youngster faced with a patch of freshly poured cement on a city street or sidewalk, the young street artist felt the call to etch something into the empty wet canvass. But a habit, or arguably an obsession, is precisely what it became.

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