Growing up in the Mission

Mission’s free Young Musicians Program preserves Latino culture

For 17-year-old Josh Urrutia of San Francisco, music has been an integral part of growing…

Mission studio gives everyone chance to learn capoeira

Throughout the spring of 2015, students enrolled in the Journalism 575 Community Media class at…

Parks of the Mission Part 3: James Rolph Jr. Playground

James Rolph Jr. Playground, named after former San Francisco mayor James Rolph, is located in the angular pocket formed by the Cesar Chavez Street and Potrero Avenue intersection at the southeast edge of the Mission district.

Parks of the Mission Part 2: Garfield Square

Throughout the Spring of 2015, students enrolled in the Journalism 575 Community Media class at San Francisco State University worked on a semester-long project in conjunction with El Tecolote titled “Growing up in The Mission.” The class was spearheaded by journalism professor Jon Funabiki, executive director of Renaissance Journalism at SF State.

Parks of the Mission Part 1: Dolores Update

Dolores Park is undergoing a complete overhaul, upgrade, and image change, with the first of two stages having just been completed.