31 Oct 2018

Activist opens cafe for civic engagement in Mission District

Where do you physically go to become a better citizen? This is the question that owner Manny Yekutiel had in mind when he created his gathering space. Manny’s is a

26 Jan 2018

Hundreds march in solidarity to avoid gentrification in Mission District

On Thursday afternoon, Mission Street was shut down for a few hours for a March to peacefully protest gentrification. The “March for Mission” which started at 20th and Mission Streets

05 Nov 2017

Refuse Fascism moves to oust Trump with more protests

Hundreds of people gathered onto the few stairs within San Francisco’s Union Square for a protest. It was a usual sunny, crisp autumn Saturday afternoon with people breezing in and

08 Mar 2016

Clinic empowers the Mission District community with new mural and free healthcare

Before Yakira Teitel was a medical student at UC San Francisco, she was a muralist. When she started volunteering at Clínica Martín-Baró, she wanted to do something that combined her

16 Feb 2016

Apparel Design lecturer inspires with new boutique in the Mission

[slideshow_deploy id=’70589′] Inside a bright studio boutique in the Mission, Danette Scheib leans across her design table and a spool of plaid fabric. Tugging at loose threads, she straightens for

09 Nov 2015

SF State alumnus Danny Glover speaks at College anniversary

Actor, activist and SF State alumnus Danny Glover spoke about community activism and his experiences as an actor Saturday at noon in Jack Adams Hall as part of the College

03 Nov 2015

Art professor takes stand against BART censorship

Bustling commuters escalated out of the underground BART station at 16th and Mission streets to come face to face with four intricately woven tapestries taped to the plaza’s walls. Some continued walking,

12 Aug 2015

SF State student’s death deemed suspicious by police

Police are investigating the death of a 23-year-old SF State student who died at a residential hotel in the Mission District early Sunday morning. Jesse Stanton, the clerk of the medical

06 May 2015

Cinco de Mayo day of celebration for Bay Area

Among the crowd gathered around the south end stage on 24th and Valencia streets Saturday, three bleary-eyed teens in multicolored ponchos, sombreros and fake mustaches swayed their arms and hips

22 Apr 2015

Hundreds gather in Mission to march in solidarity for Walk Against Rape

Hundreds of men and women gathered around the Women’s Building in the Mission District to march in solidarity for the survivors of sexual assault for San Francisco Women Against Rape’s 10th

01 Mar 2015

Bomb threat in Mission revealed to be hoax

San Francisco police and bomb squad responded to a bomb threat on Bartlett Street between 22nd and 23rd streets in the Mission District Friday evening. The bomb squad discovered a