Stories about Mission District

SOMArts show kicks off Dia de los Muertos season

Opening Fri/6 with a huge party, this artist-made offrenda extravaganza is an essential community event.

SF ‘resolves’ homeless camps — but where do the people go?

Documents show how encampments are broken up, with SFPD presence and often no notice -- but not how many residents get permanent housing

Wall prevail

Precita Eyes Muralists celebrates 40 years as SF's champion of community art -- and its artists right to define their streets

Lessons from Stop the Draft Week 50 years ago

In 1967, protesters filled the streets of Oakland to stop the draft. Seven faced serious charges -- and their message still resonates today

Cops, cars, guns and death

If the SFPD can't follow its own policies, the supervisors may decide to tighten the city's laws against officers leaving firearms in vehicles

The problem with “smart growth”

In San Francisco today, It amounts to ethnic and class cleansing, whatever the rationalization

DA says no charges for officers who killed Amilcar Perez Lopez

Gascon refuses, yet again, to hold cops accountable in dubious slaying

Racism — and politics — in SF Redevelopment history

The history of the Western Addition is complicated -- and has lessons for today

Why SF’s City Planning Department doesn’t get it

The Mission District and the SF of the future that planners are endorsing is not what San Franciscans want. Spirit matters

What the police won’t tell you about the Amilcar Lopez killing

Will DA Gascon decide to hold the cops accountable? We'll know soon