Stories about Farmworkers

BREAKING: California Labor Federation drops Wiener endorsement

In a stunning turnaround, the California Labor Federation today decided not to endorse incumbent state Sen. Scott Wiener for re-election. The powerful organization had backed Wiener in the March primary...

City quarantine, set to film for the Roxie’s Mixtape-in-Place fest

When the Roxie Theater announced the first open call for a Mixtape event in 2015, the festival was never meant to become an annual occurrence. The Mission District theater...

Dolores Huerta, filling the screen

In 1962, political organizer Dolores Huerta was a twice-divorced mother of seven. She had also just told Cesar Chávez that she would join him in an endeavor that at...

A new union rises in the Pacific Northwest

Bob's Burgers and Brew, a hamburger joint at the Cook Road freeway exit on Interstate 5, about two hours north of Seattle, doesn't look like a place where Pacific...

SF Carnaval: How it began and what it looks like 37 years later

Carnaval in the Mission is next weekend (May 28-29). The yearly parade and street festival has been around long enough that it's become an institution to younger generations in the neighborhood. Born...