Bay Area, national and international news in brief from September 24 through October 7, 2015.
As the Mexican flag flew above the steps of San Francisco City Hall Sept. 16—the 205th anniversary of Mexico’s day of independence—musician and mayoral hopeful Francisco Herrera sang in Spanish a verse from the gospel song “This Little Light of Mine,” before a crowd of about two dozen.
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Bay Area and National news in brief.
Roughly 40 people rallied at the 1 Post St. headquarters of Diane Feinstein in response to the senator’s proposed legislation that activists say will violate San Francisco’s “Sanctuary City” and “Due Process for All” policies, as well as destroying trust between the immigrant community and local police.
Bay Area, National and Latin America news in brief for August 13-26.
Rosario Anaya, the long-time executive director of the Mission Language and Vocational School (MLVS), died Wednesday morning, Aug. 5, 2015 of cancer.
About 100 people filled City College of San Francisco’s Mission Campus auditorium, where many members of the Latino LGBTQ community were present.
News in brief July 30 - Aug. 9
Calle 24 and several community members are calling for more protections amid skyrocketing rents that are threatening the existence of small, mom-and-pop businesses.