What: Tacolicious School Project Spring Session 2012 Where: Tacolicious in the Mission and Marina (2031 Chestnut St.) locations When: Every Monday through May Cost: See menu The rundown: Tacolicious owners Joe Hargrave and Sara Deseran are donating 15 percent of the total money earned every ... More >>
Stafone Jackson, star athlete and studentICHI Sushi on Mission Street will donate a percentage of dinner proceeds tonight to the family of Stafone Jackson, a 20-year-old graduate of Mission High School who tragically drowned while camping last month. According to news reports, Jackson d ... More >>
Stafone JacksonTonight Ichi Sushi in the Mission will donate 20 percent of its proceeds to the family of Stafone Jackson, a former star athlete at Mission High School who drowned on a camping trip last month. Jackson was a former student of Ichi co-owner Erin Archuleta. For more details on ... More >>
"Really, Georgia?"Beware, people of states with drastic immigration laws: Santana is angry with you. Days after Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal signed off on a new Arizona-style regulation, Carlos Santana brought the immigrant-friendly spirit of Bay Area liberalism to baseball's yearly Civil Righ ... More >>
NextcourseSecond Annual Veggie Fiesta Where: Mission High School parking lot, Dolores Street between 17th and 18th Streets When: Sat., May 14, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: Food items individually priced; a portion of food sales goes to Mission High's nutrition education program The rundown: Susta ... More >>
Allan Ferguson/FlickrSite of the Mission's biggest-ever popup resturant.Two years ago, when Mission High School had some of the lowest California Standards Test scores in the state, Principal Eric Guthertz promised the students that if they raised their scores, he'd get a tattoo of the school mas ... More >>
Despite its reputation, gay-friendly San Francisco is still a tough place for teens to come out.
Mr.Tsu, advisor of Mission High School Gay Straight AllianceIn response to the recent rash of suicides of LGBT teens across the country, students in the Gay Straight Alliance at Mission High School hit the halls at lunch on Wednesday to get classmates and teachers to come out. Well, if not as ... More >>
The recent coverage of gay teen suicides has the country on high alert, with even President Obama's Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan, speaking out against bullying. While many of the "It Gets Better" videos on YouTube feature people talking about their horrendous experiences growing up in less ... More >>
Three San Francisco schools are competing for Big Lots Lots! To Give contest for up to $10,000 to make their educational dreams come true. You can view the trio of videos outlining their projects and vote three times a day until July 5. Yet, in a time of massive state cutbacks, two out of the thr ... More >>
Do you know the Muffin Monster? The Hall of Justice does. [City Insider] More info for journos looking to freelance with the Bay Citizen. [SFAppeal]Archival photograph documents the presence of Go-Go dancers at Mission High School. [Mission Mission]Proposed entrance fee for botanical gardens put ... More >>
Before: S.F. coddled undocumented teen criminals. After: S.F. punishes undocumented teens who commit crimes (and some who don't, too).
I'll take credit for that....The Board of Supervisors made a statement today against Mayor Gavin Newsom's 2008 decision to report undocumented juveniles accused of felonies to immigration authorities. Supervisor Carmen Chu cast the only vote against David Campos' resolution that would push back t ... More >>
Now with wanted posters!After an an apparent daylong game Thursday of bad cop communication, good cop communication, the San Francisco Police Officers Association reports it's going to be able to put up posters in city buses seeking witnesses to the 2006 murder of a 17-year-old Bernal Heights boy."W ... More >>
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The Nuclear Witnesses
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Foreign Cinema in ethnic neighborhood draws community ire
A Latino activist group has gained largely positive media coverage for organizing student walkouts to protest government social policies. But how admirable is it, really, to endanger young children for political purposes?
Mission High's prize-winning journalists tangle over ridiculous race quotas
Police call Bernard Temple the meanest hit man ever to roam the gang-infested streets of Bayview-Hunters Point. Temple calls himself a soul-jacker -- someone who kills to steal the spiritual power of his victims.
Reporters at the Mission High newspaper say school officials are persecuting them for telling the truth