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  1. Car-free portions of Valencia Street? That's the plan.Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Mission Local

    The idea, too, is for storefronts to gain more presence on the streets, such as outdoor seating for restaurants and more space for retail merchants. A similar experiment was piloted at Patricia's Green, a pedestrian-friendly portion of Octavia Boulevard, for two and a half weeks in June.

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  2. Neighborhood notes: Precita Eyes eyes $20K grant, Bon Voyage!, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | Mission Local

    Pecita Eyes received a $20,000 grant from AT&T to paint a new mural on the side of Impact Hub at 15th and Mission. The mural titled "Innovative Resistance" - a depiction of the Mission District and its most important issues - was drafted by 23 students ages 16 to 24 from various high schools around the neighborhood, as well as City College of San Francisco, as part of the Precita Eyes Urban Youth Arts program.

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  3. Eleven SF bookstores get cash assistance from cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Mission Local

    Nearly a dozen local bookstores received a special gift from the city on Tuesday morning - $103,000 in total grant money to help them through a time when books can be delivered to one's door at the click of a mouse. And that's exactly why the funding is so important, says Joaquin Torres, the director of the Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

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  4. SF Mission District businesses welcome Prop. CRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | Mission Local

    While many businesses in the Mission District are only now taking a look at Proposition C, a corporate tax measure to fund homeless services, most we spoke with were generally supportive of the measure. Some weren't surprised that Mayor London Breed opposed it and pleased to see major support coming from Mark Benioff, the CEO of Salesforce.

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  5. Neighborhood notes: La Cocina, cat yoga, & Joaquin MurrietaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | Mission Local

    Vendors smilingly greeted our tour as we made our way down the street, obviously happy with La Cocina and their role in the event. Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

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  6. Muddy Waters marks 28 years in the Mission DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Mission Local

    Inside Muddy Waters, a bohemian establishment on Valencia just south of 16th Street, Najat Echchoukairi prepares a man's drink while he tells her and the owner of the coffee house that his father just recently celebrated his 100th birthday three weeks ago. There's a comfortable rapport between Echchoukairi and Massarweh that speaks to the 14 years they've worked together.

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  7. KPOO radio host Chelis Lopez involved in altercation at anti-Kavanaugh marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Mission Local

    KPOO radio host Chelitz Lopez is attacked by a man who attempted to disrupt the Cancel Kavanaugh march in San Francisco. Chelis Lopez, KPOO's radio host for Pajaro Latinoamericano and Andanzas , attended the Cancel Kavanaugh march in San Francisco's downtown on September 28 and ended up in an altercation with a man rolling a suitcase.

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  8. My grandmother, now 100, talks about her three decades in the MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Mission Local

    She is 100-years-old now, but when she first moved into a three-unit apartment building behind Mitchell's Ice Cream, she explored the whole city. "I went all over San Francisco, all over," she said.

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  9. Striking new mural of Gandhi, Cesar Chavez, MLKJ, Mother Teresa is...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Mission Local

    But the new mural unveiled last month at Mission and 22nd is eye-catching, even in this corner of San Francisco that nearly manages to have more murals than walls. It's a large and striking black-and-white representation of Gandhi, Cesar Chavez, Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King, Jr., that combo plate of altruists.

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  10. Two words edited into bias policy setback SFPD reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Mission Local

    SFPD brass takes a full year to respond to reform suggestions reached in consensus with officers - and inserts changes decried as counterproductive. It happens all the time: A San Francisco police officer stops an individual on the street.

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  11. SFPD reform stumbles on policy editsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Mission Local

    Members of the Working Group gather at SFPD headquarters to discuss General Order 5.17. Photo by Lydia ChA vez SFPD brass takes a full year to respond to reform suggestions reached in consensus with officers - and inserts changes decried as counterproductive.

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  12. Photo essay: click click clickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Mission Local

    I have lived in San Francisco since 1961 when my Dad moved us for his new employment from Stockton, CA. It was great growing up in the City back then.

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  13. Mural vigilante paints over unsolicited art on Clarion AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Mission Local

    The wall on the corner of Clarion Alley and Mission Street was painted over by black spray paint. Photo by Lydia Chavez.

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  14. San Francisco Day Labor Program's building hits market for...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Mission Local

    Jose Mauricio Ortiz, one of the Day Labor Program's members, ties up a trash bag during his cleaning shift at the center's office. Photo by Abraham Rodriguez.

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  15. Josephine Zhao publicly apologizes for transphobic behavior....Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2018 | Mission Local

    Today I received the endorsement of the United Democratic Club. This club is the biggest and developing the fastest in San Francisco, 5-6 times of the size of the Cow Demons and Snake Spirits Club.

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  16. Neighborhood Notes: Piri Pica set to open, plus the Latino Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Mission Local

    An art exhibition showcasing two Latina artists, Natalie Aleman & Jasmin Canas, will be running on Sept. 1 and feature paintings and photographs of the Mission district.

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  17. New mural of homeless denizens may be painted over by organization that runs Clarion AlleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2018 | Mission Local

    That effort from earlier this month was mid-alley and, she said, the owner failed to approve. Undeterred, Oksner moved last week to the far northeast corner where the alley ends at Mission Street.

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  18. Lyft rides permenantly diverted from busy parts of SF's Valencia StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Mission Local

    From here on out, all Lyft pickups and dropoffs on Valencia Street between 16th and 19th will be diverted to side streets, the ridesharing company announced in a blog post last week. The move is the latest in an ostensible ongoing effort to improve cyclist safety along the busy corridor, on which from January 2012 to December 2016, 204 people were injured and one died in 268 reported collisions on Valencia alone.

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  19. Mayoral pressure on Muni boss Ed Reiskin driven in part by his hostility to Uber, LyftRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Mission Local

    "Behind each of these targets," he promised," is a plan to achieve them." were stored beneath the transit agency's prior plan to backfill lost service during the summer's Twin Peaks tunnel closure Improving Muni's performance following months of abysmal service due to a self-imposed kneecapping is a bit like improving your home life after evicting the alcoholic arsonist you earlier invited to live with you.

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  20. Trump Iran sanctions spur rug business to leave SF's Mission - and the United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2018 | Mission Local

    On Wednesday afternoon, Dodd Raissnia watched an employee roll up one of his signature Iranian felt rugs at Peace Industry, an inconspicuous shop that Raissania and his wife, Melina, own at 2235 Mission St. near 18th Street. The rug was, in fact, among the last in a batch of 150 to be sold before Peace Industry closes its doors and moves to Stockholm, Sweden, where there are currently no restrictions on Iranian imported carpets.

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