el_tecolote: May 2010 Archives

Reporter Robin Hug and photographer Sasha Trivetsky offer scenes of the Guardian Angels on patrol in the Mission District in an audio slideshow.
By Robin Hug (For El Tecolote) Every other Saturday night, the Guardian Angels of San Francisco patrol the streets of the Mission District in hopes of ridding the neighborhood of drug use and crime. The Guardian Angels group was first...
By Darla Nagle (For El Tecolote) To the left of the entrance is a display of shoes on the wall and just beyond that a small fitting room; to the right a wood counter covered with jewelry, watches, a display...
Thousands of demonstrators turned out in the Mission District to demonstrate on behalf of the rights of workers and immigrants. Krystal Peak and Frances Tobin offer video highlights of the parade and interviews with supporters....
By Noemy Mena (For El Tecolote) In hopes of raising hundreds of millions of dollars for San Francisco, Supervisor John Avalos wants to increase the city’s hotel room tax rates and force websites like hotels.com to pay the tax as...
By Noemy Mena (For El Tecolote) Police statistics show that crime in the Mission has dropped more than at any other station in the city during the first four months of the year. Officials say the improvement can be credited...
By Aaron Salazar (For El Tecolote) On Tuesday, April 6, the spirit world received another daughter. Native American leader, Wilma Pearl Mankiller, lived to be 64. In 1985, the former San Francisco State University student became the first woman elected...
By Aaron Salazar (For El Tecolote) A recent report, funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation,says facilities that release the most air pollution are more likely to be in low-income Black, Latino and Asian neighborhoods compared with white neighborhoods....
By Darla Nagle (For El Tecolote) Brian Yoo’s voice flowed like a roller coaster ride—a steep crescendo one moment, then a downward fall into a near drone, only to rise again. His words spoke of similar ups and downs—those...
By Krystal Peak (For El Tecolote) Within the homeless community there are invisible subgroups that face even greater disadvantages and larger stumbling blocks -monolingual Spanish speakers, gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered individuals, and persons infected with HIV. Now efforts...

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