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Network Interruption

Written by Lissette Alvarez Illustrations by Sara Donchey The soft clicking of Kristen Gardner’s typing is the only sound heard in her Daly City apartment. Gardner, who works part time as a receptionist at USA Hostel while going to school full time, is so focused on getting her research done that the heat of the

Follow the Food Runners

Written by Lissette Alvarez This map chronicles some of Food Runners’ primary locations they would pick up and drop off their food items. The map also pinpoints the agencies receiving the food from SoMa to the Embarcadero area. According to the Food Runners’ site, their organization is a focal point where food donors, volunteers and

Legal Street Dogs

  Written by Lissette Alvarez @lyalva It is a cold Saturday night in the Mission district and the streets are quiet except the faint notes of Cumbia music that radiates from a small hot dog trailer parked in front of El Mercantile on 19th Street. The tantalizing smell of hot dogs, bacon, and onions waft