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The Mission District celebrates el Día de los Muertos

Nicolas Cholula, Staff Photographer November 3, 2021

Despite Día de los Muertos festivities in the Mission District being formally held online, community members and shopkeepers held a procession along 24th Street to celebrate the holiday. The Mission...

The Mission District

Jian Yang, David Nguyen, and Ricardo Olivares November 6, 2020

Xpress Podcasts · Election night in the Mission Mission Manny's restaurant in the Mission District hold polling places during the morning while also hosting an event during the evening. Read more...

68th annual Greek Food Festival to be in the Mission District

Kerasa Dimitrios Tsokas September 16, 2019

The 68th annual Greek Food Festival, hosted by the Annunciation Cathedral, is happening on Friday, Sept. 20 and concludes on Sunday, Sept. 22  in the Mission District.  The festival will have Greek...

David Bjorklund and Ron Hoover participate in the Dia de los Muertos celebration in the Mission District of San Francisco, Calif. on November 2, 2018. (J335 / Camille Cohen)

24th annual Día de Los Muertos altar festival celebrated in the Mission District

Stephanie R November 6, 2018

People gather from all over the bay with their yellow and orange marigold flowers, special meals, pictures and festive decorations to the annual Día de Los Muertos altar viewing in San Francisco’s...

Activist opens cafe for civic engagement in Mission District

Activist opens cafe for civic engagement in Mission District

Marissa Perry October 31, 2018

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 social gathering space where you can...

Hundreds march in solidarity to avoid gentrification in Mission District

Hundreds march in solidarity to avoid gentrification in Mission District

Marisol Cabrera Deveshen Veerasamy January 26, 2018

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 brought together...

Immigration agents search Mission District home for suspect

Mitchell Walther January 27, 2017

Correction: An earlier version of this article neglected to attribute each quote as part of the original SF Examiner article referenced in the first sentence. Attributions have since been added. Agents...

Volunteers for Clinica Martín-Baró and members of the community during the unveiling of the community mural that they painted on the side of La Palma Mexicatessen in the Mission District on Saturday March, 5, 2016.  (Aleah Fajardo / Xpress)

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

Jordan Vail March 8, 2016

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 passion for art...

Mission District celebrates Día de los Muertos

Mission District celebrates Día de los Muertos

Mike Hendrickson November 4, 2013

[set_id=72157637320313043] Every year, the Mission District of San Francisco reserves Nov. 2 to celebrate life through the remembrance of the dead. The Dia de Los Muertos parade, which marches down...

Sarah Souza, exalumna de SF State y beneficiada de DACA, es una defensora firme de los derechos de los inmigrantes y va ser la primera el la alcaldía a representar la población de inmigrantes indocumentados de San Francisco. (Kyran Berlin and Lucky Whitburn-Thomas / Golden Gate Xpress)

Board of Supervisors appoints the first DACA recipient to serve on a Commission

Anaïs-Ophelia Lino, City Editor March 10, 2021

On Tuesday, one day after International Women's Day, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved Sarah Souza's appointment to the San Francisco Immigrant Rights Commission.  Alongside SF State’s...

Mannys restaurant and venue held a phone banking event on November 3, 2020, before hosting a dinner event with an inflatable screen to watch the general election results in real-time. (David Nguyen/Golden Gate Xpress)

Manny’s in the Mission holds socially-distanced dining and phone-banking event

David Nguyen, Paul Kelly, and shaylyn martos November 3, 2020

Manny’s, a restaurant and event space in the Mission district of San Francisco, is currently serving customers an Election Night Dining Experience, complete with food, music and an inflatable screen...

SF District Attorney candidates answer questions from formerly incarcerated students at SF State forum before November election

MJ Johnson October 2, 2019

Tears filled Elisabeth Ocampo’s eyes and her voice began to quiver, but she persisted in her question to three seasoned lawyers currently running for district attorney in San Francisco.  Ocampo,...

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