Alfonso Montes Jr: Aug. 9, 1950-July 25, 2020

On July 25, Alfonso Montes Jr. passed away after fighting COVID-19 for 14 days. He…

Maria X Martinez: August 9, 1954 – July 15, 2020

The Mission community mourns the passing of Maria X Martinez. She joined the ancestors on…

Hany Abuelrous: July 22, 1959—July 1, 2020

يرحمه‭ ‬الله It is with enormous sadness that we bid farewell to a member of…

Part 2: Essential, Sick and Marginalized: Six essential Latinx workers tell their stories of falling ill to COVID-19

Prevention measures disproportionately have failed the Latinx community of San Francisco during the first months…

Even in the Shadow of Carlos, Jorge Santana was a Musical Giant Among Musical Giants

The Mission community lost a beloved musical son who helped forge the Latin Rock sound…

Oscar Ortega Torres: Feb. 24, 1948 – May 12, 2020

Editor’s note: The following obituary is that of Oscar Ortega Torres, beloved tío of Mabel…

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Mission loses a champion among champions

Long-time community activist and Board member of Acción Latina Emilio Victorio Sanchez was found dead…

From the Archive: Revolution in Iran

Editor’s note: In August El Tecolote will celebrate 50 years of providing independent community news…

Help Us Understand How Well SF’s Health Care System Is Working For You

Have you heard of Healthy San Francisco? We want to hear if you think the…

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Manuel Montero Dominguez: July 3, 1934 – December 7, 2019

In the evening hours of Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, hand in hand with his wife…