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  1. Cult of Serra: A nun and a pair of Mission Indian cousins come to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | The Campbell Reporter

    Vincent Medina had been walking a fine line all week. He's a Catholic who works as a tour guide for fourth-graders at Mission Dolores in San Francisco, but he's also a descendant of Ohlone Indians who has been the vocal opposition to sainthood for California's most famous missionary, Junipero Serra.

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  2. Coming to terms with Serra's sainthoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | San Jose Mercury News

    Vincent Medina had been walking a fine line all week. He's a Catholic who works as a tour guide for fourth-graders at Mission Dolores in San Francisco, but he's also a descendant of Ohlone Indians who has been the vocal opposition to sainthood for California's most famous missionary, Junipero Serra.

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  3. Cult of Serra: A nun and a pair of Mission Indian cousins come to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 7 | San Jose Mercury News

    Vincent Medina leads a tour of fourth-graders from Stockton through the Mission Dolores museum in San Francisco on Jan. 30, 2015. Vincent Medina had been walking a fine line all week.

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  4. San Francisco: 3-year-old child hit by car in Mission DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 29 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 3-year-old child was hit by a car while crossing 21st Street in San Francisco's Mission District this morning, authorities said.

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  5. One killed, six hurt in massive San Francisco fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | The Campbell Reporter

    One person was killed and six others were injured Wednesday night in a massive four-alarm blaze that heavily damaged a building in the city's Mission District. The fire broke out around 6:50 p.m. at 22nd and Mission streets, according to firefighters.

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  6. One killed, five hurt in massive San Francisco fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | San Jose Mercury News

    One person was killed and five others were injured Wednesday night in a massive four-alarm blaze that heavily damaged a building in the city's Mission District. The fire broke out around 6:50 p.m. at 22nd and Mission streets, according to television station ABC7News.

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  7. Pope Francis announces California Mission founder Junipero Serra to be canonized as saintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Milpitas Post

    After years of prayers by Catholic nuns and controversy among Native American groups, Pope Francis announced Thursday that Junipero Serra, the Spanish priest who founded the string of California missions, will be canonized in September as a saint. "He was the evangelizer of the West in the United States," the pope told reporters while flying to the Philippines from Sri Lanka, where he canonized that country's first saint.

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  8. Pope Francis announces California Mission founder Junipero Serra to be canonized as saintRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    After years of prayers by Catholic nuns and controversy among Native American groups, Pope Francis announced Thursday that Junipero Serra, the Spanish priest who founded the string of California missions and is buried in Carmel, will be canonized in September as a saint. "He was the evangelizer of the West in the United States," the pope told reporters while flying from Sri Lanka, where he canonized that country's first saint.

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  9. San Bruno Mountain: Haven for endangered species hides in plain sightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Probably few of the drivers zipping along Highway 101 just south of San Francisco pay much attention to a large, hilly expanse west of the freeway, although it's notable for what it doesn't contain -- buildings, cars and concrete. Since urbanization has destroyed most of the "Franciscan bioregion" , the 3,400-acre San Bruno Mountain remains that region's largest, richest open space, and it's an indigenous habitat for many endangered species.

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  10. BART: Major delays after person found dead under train at SF Powell stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A person found under a BART train at the city's Powell Street station in San Francisco on Wednesday morning has died, an agency spokeswoman said. BART was reporting major delays to and from San Francisco because of the fatality, BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost said.

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  11. Nilda Rego: Arbor Day on Goat IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    General Mariano Vallejo was 79 years old when he was asked to talk to at the first celebration of Arbor Day in California, held Nov. 27, 1886. The site chosen was high on a hill on Goat Island and Vallejo couldn't climb up on foot.

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  12. San Francisco: Man fatally shot by police identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | The Campbell Reporter

    A 32-year-old man fatally shot by officers outside of a police station in San Francisco's Mission District on Sunday has been identified. Matthew Hoffman was the man fatally shot by police after entering a restricted parking lot at the Mission police station armed with a replica gun, according to the San Francisco medical examiner's office.

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  13. Burger skirts the foie gras banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    Last year it was Psycho Donuts getting creative with the foie gras ban. Now it's Hog & Rocks, billed as San Francisco's first ham and oyster bar.

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  14. San Francisco: Man killed by police had inquired about SFPD weaponryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    A 32-year-old man who was shot and killed by San Francisco police sergeants on Sunday evening in the parking lot of the Mission police station allegedly asked police about their weapons and ammunition earlier in the day, police said. The man, whose name was not immediately being released by the medical examiner's office, reportedly approached San Francisco police officers on patrol at 16th and Mission streets earlier on Sunday.

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  15. San Francisco: Man with fake gun shot by police, dies at hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | San Jose Mercury News

    San Francisco police shot the man multiple times in the parking lot of the Mission District police station Sunday after he displayed erratic behavior and appeared to challenge the officers with what turned out to be a fake gun, police said. Around 5:20 p.m., police noticed a man who was inside the police station parking lot, located at Valencia and 17th streets, said Officer Albie Esparza.

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  16. San Mateo man identified as suspected looter in Black Friday protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | Inside Bay Area

    A 20-year-old San Mateo man was arrested after he and others allegedly looted a RadioShack store in San Francisco's Mission District during a demonstration about a grand jury's decision not to indict a Missouri police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager, police said Tuesday. Andres Francisco Hernandez was arrested on suspicion of felony possession of stolen property after he allegedly looted a RadioShack store located at 2710 Mission St., San Francisco police Officer Grace Gatpandan said today.

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  17. Vandals cause over $ 140,000 in damages to MUNI buses after Giants' World Series winRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    Twenty-eight San Francisco Muni buses sustained $140,000 worth of damage at the hands of vandals following the San Francisco Giants World Series win last month, according to a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency spokesman. The damaged Muni buses and trolleys, which sustained broken windows and graffiti following the Giants' 3-2 Game 7 win over the Kansas City Royals on Oct. 29, were mostly located on Mission Street and Market Street in the Mission District and South of Market neighborhood, according to SFMTA spokesman Paul Rose.

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  18. 70-year anniversary for RodriguezesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Milpitas Post

    Louise and James Sr. Rodriguez celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. They have spent their entire lives in the Bay Area from San Francisco and finally settling in Milpitas where they have lived for more than 50 years.

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  19. San Francisco Giants: Fans erupt into rowdy celebration as team takes ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    The crowd gathered to watch the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the World Series went silent at the end of the ninth inning as the ball popped foul by Kansas City Royals' catcher Salvador Perez hung in the air above Giants third baseman Pablo Sandoval. Then cheers erupted, sounding off across the city when the ball smacked inside Sandoval's glove to clinch a narrow 3-2 defeat.

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  20. World Series: Fans pour into San Francisco to watch Giants' final game against Kansas City RoyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Campbell Reporter

    A drum line's rhythm echoed through Civic Center, where thousands of fans carried flags, and a fan or two donned skeleton masks in a sea of orange and black at San Francisco's biggest baseball party. City Hall was a lit in a striking orange.

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