Mission

Berta Martinez got a free test for COVID-19 at the 24th Street/Mission Plaza transit hub in July. (Photo by Noah Berger/Courtesy UCSF)

Free coronavirus testing at Mission BART station finds high positive rate among Latino residents

Researchers found most who tested positive in study were asymptomatic, could not work from home

 

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Bar fight in Mission leads to stabbing

A 32-year-old man was stabbed during a bar fight in the Mission…

 

(Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Man fatally shot near Alice Griffith public housing in Bayview

A man was fatally shot on Monday near the Alice Griffith housing…

 

From left, Jana Griffin, Sienna Williams and Scott Marlowe appear in detour dance’s premiere “Fugue.” (Courtesy Melissa Lewis)

Detour dance’s ‘Fugue’ journeys from SF to a fabled city

“Huge” is the first word detour dance founders Kat Cole and Eric…

From left, Jana Griffin, Sienna Williams and Scott Marlowe appear in detour dance’s premiere “Fugue.” (Courtesy Melissa Lewis)
Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

SF planning director calls gentrification ‘undeniable, and of serious concern’

The head of the Planning Department acknowledged in a letter Friday the…

Hundreds of protesters gather at San Francisco's City Hall asking lawmakers for a moratorium on evictions and luxury-priced housing development in the Mission District. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

The underwhelming tenure of Hillary Ronen

As longtime District 9 residents who have been fighting to protect, preserve…

The homicide unit is seen inside the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, September 16, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

Six deaths from violence mark especially bloody weekend in SF

Five victims were killed in San Francisco since Friday and another person…

The homicide unit is seen inside the Hall of Justice in San Francisco, Calif. Friday, September 16, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
There has been community opposition to large housing developments in the Mission like the “Monster in the Mission” at 16th and Mission streets. But another project also opposed dubbed the "Beast on Bryant" is set to be built after the Board of Supervisors rejected appeals against it. (Michael Ares/2015 Special to the S.F. Examiner)

‘Beast on Bryant’ Mission development approved

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved the housing development…

There has been community opposition to large housing developments in the Mission like the “Monster in the Mission” at 16th and Mission streets. But another project also opposed dubbed the "Beast on Bryant" is set to be built after the Board of Supervisors rejected appeals against it. (Michael Ares/2015 Special to the S.F. Examiner)
The only thing less sexy than renters insurance is losing all your stuff in a fire. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Renters insurance: A not-so-sexy necessity

You know what’s not sexy? Talking about renters insurance. I mean, talking…

The only thing less sexy than renters insurance is losing all your stuff in a fire. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
A five-alarm fire on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Why is The Mission burning?

At 2:30 p.m. on June 18, a five-alarm fire spread from building to building on…

A five-alarm fire on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
A Muni bus drives in the red bus and taxi only lane at 16th and Mission streets Thursday, May 5, 2016.(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMTA may amend Mission ‘red carpet’ bus lane project

The Mission District was seeing red. Now it may see relief. Following…

A Muni bus drives in the red bus and taxi only lane at 16th and Mission streets Thursday, May 5, 2016.(Emma Chiang/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A four-alarm fire breaks out on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Laura Dudnick/SF Examiner)

Bernal blaze controlled early Sunday, count of displaced residents reaches 58

A five alarm fire in Bernal Heights was under control at 6:35…

A four-alarm fire breaks out on Mission Street near Bernal Heights on Saturday, June 18, 2016 (Laura Dudnick/SF Examiner)

Tuesday morning homicide preceded by separate shooting and stabbing

A man was shot and killed in the Mission District early Tuesday…

Nato Green, left, snaps a selfie with Bernie Sanders during the senator’s San Francisco visit on Monday. (Courtesy Nato Green via Instagram)

BerNato in the Mission

Now that the collective waterboarding of the primaries is behind us, I…

Nato Green, left, snaps a selfie with Bernie Sanders during the senator’s San Francisco visit on Monday. (Courtesy Nato Green via Instagram)
Sen. Bernie Sanders meets with his supporters in San Francisco's Mission District on Monday. (Stuart Schuffman/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Weekday with Bernie

We followed Bernie down Mission Street like he was the Pied Piper…

Sen. Bernie Sanders meets with his supporters in San Francisco's Mission District on Monday. (Stuart Schuffman/Special to S.F. Examiner)
(S.F. Examiner file photo)

Two injured in Mission District drive-by shooting

A man and a woman were shot in a drive-by early Sunday…

(S.F. Examiner file photo)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Two men killed in separate violent incidents in SF

Two San Francisco men died in separate violent incidents over the weekend…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
At stake this election season for the DCCC is whether San Francisco residents want to live in a community that is open to all and in which all can participate. (S.F. Examiner file photo)

Local politics ought to reflect our community

Last October, I spent many evenings and weekends knocking on doors, handing…

At stake this election season for the DCCC is whether San Francisco residents want to live in a community that is open to all and in which all can participate. (S.F. Examiner file photo)
Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Criticism of bus-only lanes in the Mission contradicted by data

New red bus-only lanes in the Mission district continued to draw ire…

Crews lay down the red transit-only lanes on Mission Street Monday, February 22, 2016. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Homeless Navigation Center proposal to require up to 900 housing units, $32.6M

Homeless Navigation Center proposal to require up to 900 housing units, $32.6M

Amid an already politically fueled election year, San Francisco’s debate around homelessness…

Homeless Navigation Center proposal to require up to 900 housing units, $32.6M