Remembering Antonio Ramírez: A Servant of Our Community, Advocate for Justice

Our dear friend and compañero, Antonio Ramirez, who was a co-founder of El Encuentro del…

Mission community embraces local coffee shop with Palestinian roots

Editor’s note: This Q&A with Lamea Abuelrous—the owner of Temo’s Café, a coffee shop located…

The Mission’s Flower Lady battles back eviction in Bernal Heights

In this photo essay by Jeremy Word, El Tecolote captures the story of Denhi Donis,…

Latina tech entrepreneur talks about helping others with financial literacy

Editor’s note: This Q&A with Tanya Menendez, who is half Nicaragüense and half Salvadoran, is…

The City’s mission to clean up the Mission District

The Mission District has many sounds and aromas unique to its community. The sweet smell…

Facing eviction? Know your rights.

Evictions have and will continue to rise as state rental protections are rendered almost obsolete…

From WWII Veteran to family man, the life of Socorro Gonzales

Socorro Antonio Gonzales—who by chance escaped being born amid the violent aftermath of the Mexican…

Tai Chi and the search for balance in our lives

Seven years ago, when we were “exiled” from the Mission, we landed a bit south,…

Mitchell Salazar: A Community Warrior Who Made a Difference

Mitchell Salazar, one of the legendary cornerstones of the Real Alternatives Programs, passed away on…

Rest in Peace and Power Francisco Flores Landa: a Community Rebel at Heart

When Francisco Flores Landa strolled into the editorial office of El Tecolote in early 1972…