News Briefs December 3-16, 2015

News in brief from the December 3–17, 2015 issue of El Tecolote.

News Briefs Nov. 19 – Dec. 12

Bay Area news in brief from the November 19, 2015 issue of El Tecolote.

News Briefs: November 5–18, 2015

News Briefs: November 5–18, 2015

Francisco Herrera places second in mayoral race

Long-time activist, musician, and cultural worker Francisco Herrera came in second place against incumbent San Francisco mayor Ed Lee in the Nov. 3 election, earning 31.59 percent of the vote in the city’s “ranked choice” voting system to Lee’s 56.1 percent.

Proposition I and the plan to preserve the Mission

Proponents of Proposition I have introduced a framework they hope will help preserve the unique character of San Francisco’s Mission District.

News Briefs: Oct. 22 – Nov. 4

Local and national news in brief from the Oct. 22 – Nov. 4, 2015 print issue of El Tecolote

News Briefs October 8-21, 2015

Bay Area, state, national and international news in brief from October 8 through 21, 2015.

News briefs Sept. 24 – Oct. 7, 2015

Bay Area, national and international news in brief from September 24 through October 7, 2015.

Local musician challenges mayor at press conference

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.

News in brief Sept. 10-23, 2015

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