Stories about Immigrants

Don’t be a Stanford asshole

David Talbot talks about different world visions for young educated workers from The Farm. JANUARY 26, 2015 -- Editor’s note: Early Sunday morning, I made...

101 Ink: California Society of Printmakers celebrates a century in new show

The venerable art institution brings its lively 101st annual members show to Gray Loft Gallery in Oakland, starting Jan. 9. By Marke B. January 8, 2015...

Margaret Cho hits the streets to raise money for homeless people

By Denise Sullivan DECEMBER 8, 2014---“If you have, give. If you need, take.” That’s comedian and San Francisco native Margaret Cho's simple, seasonal message to the...

Undocumented residents can give organs — but not receive them

By Viji Sundaram  SAN PABLO, DECEMBER 5 – Without treatment to replace her failing kidneys, Olga knows she will die. The 37-year-old single mother is desperate...

Who really won the SF election?

By Gen Fujioka NOVEMBER 11, 2014 -- As is customary after an election, there’s been a flurry of commentaries and analyses interpreting who “really” won...

Latino voices will be heard in 2014 — but not enough

  By Ed Kissam AUGUST 12, 2104 -- On August 4, a provocative article from Nate Cohn appeared in the New York Times—“Why House Deportation Vote...

David Campos and the incredible journey

By Tim Redmond The campaign materials say things like “Supervisor David Campos immigrated to the U.S. from his native Guatemala at age 14 with his...

The racism lurking beneath the Santa Barbara killer’s rage

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson May 27, 2014 -- There was no surprise that in between U.C. Santa Barbara's mass murderer Elliot Rodger's warped, sick,...

Undocumented, uninsured, and in debt for life

By Jesus E. Valenzuela-Felix Editor’s Note: California Senator Ricardo Lara’s (D- Huntington Park/Long Beach) Health For All Bill (SB 1005) – it would make all...

Chiu’s attack on Campos is just factually wrong. Here’s how.

Aaron Peskin, shown here partying with Tom Temprano, Campos, Tommi Avicolli Mecca, and Gabriel Haaland, is a Campos supporter. So are many others, including...