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Video: Piñata Politics

Chris Sanchez December 1, 2015

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qSQ1gwpv7OM&feature=youtu.be   San Francisco based artist Romeo Gilberto Osorio has been making piñatas for 20 years. Requests from his customers range from...

The city's flooding hotspots prepare for El Niño

The city’s flooding hotspots prepare for El Niño

Carlos Mendoza November 2, 2015

Stable Cafe's cafe manager, Francisco Garcia, shows how high the water level was during last year's Pineapple Express Storm. Photo by Katie Lewellyn By Carlos Mendoza Francisco Garcia couldn’t sleep....

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

Celebrating the life of a Mission veteran

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...

Homeless Migration

Alec Fernandes December 13, 2014

The number of people living on the streets of San Francisco has changed recently. Here is a look, Life in San Francisco can be encapsulated by a single phrase: You get what you pay for. The cost...

On Silk and Ink

Xpress Mag Staff April 3, 2014

By Julian Lim Photos by Lorisa Salvatin Only half of the emerald neon sign is on. A grouping of the center letters, which in whole spell out “Mission Cultural Center,” is nearly invisible in...

Michelle McKenzie, program director and chef at 18 Reasons, teaches an attendee to correctly chop an onion during a knife skills class at 18 Reasons Cafe in the Mission.

Mission Collective Empowers Eaters

Agnes Mogstad October 21, 2013

Written by Nicole Dobarro Photography by Mike Hendrickson Some heroes wear shiny badges or capes. Some heroes can be found on television or on cereal boxes. Some are in plain sight, while others...

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