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An El Tecolote staffer works on the front page, circa 1970s

by Patrick Tamayo, archival photos courtesy of El Tecolote archives

March 20, 2020

A San Francisco plainclothes officer was shot and killed May 1, 1969. The officer and his partner had approached and confronted a group of men they suspected of possessing stolen items. A struggle ensued and one of the officers was shot dead. Several days later — like the start of a bad joke — four ...

Celebrating the life of a Mission veteran

Alfonso Texidor bridged together the Mission's many communities. On Sunday we celebrate his memorial. Photo by Angelica Ekeke

Maria Bruun-Schmidt

February 7, 2015

Alfonso Texidor bridged together the Mission's many communities. On Sunday we celebrate his memorial. Photo by Angelica Ekeke of El Tecolote A man that didn’t complain -- that is how most people would describe poet, translator and community figure Alfonso Texidor, who died of lung cancer at 68...

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