10 Questions I Have About El Salvador Adopting BitCoin

Friends have asked what my thoughts are about El Salvador adopting BitCoin. My auto-generated response…

Q&A: Soccer olympian opens up about identity and unequal pay in women’s sports

Editor’s note: This Q&A with American-born Colombian Soccer Olympian and now entrepreneur, Melissa Ortiz, was…

Fátima Ramírez is New Executive Director for Mission Media Arts Center, Acción Latina

Raised in San Francisco’s Mission District, Fatíma Ramírez takes the helm as Acción Latina celebrates…

A Safe Haven For Boys in Puerto Rico Fights to Stay Open

Puerto Rico is a beautiful place surrounded by warm waters with palm trees that line…

Backyard feud spills out on social media, spurs allegations of harassment, racism

By now, it would not be surprising if the majority of Mission residents have at…

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Chef Carlos Altamirano and the new Peruvian restaurant in La Misión

On April 15, Carlos Altamirano, the Peruvian chef known throughout the Bay area, realized a…

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California has no recovery plan for Latinx immigrant tenants stripped of wealth in the pandemic

This report is informed by the results of the “El Tecolote Survey 2021: Rent, Stress…

It Takes a Village to Raise a Child

When I was presented with the opportunity to write for El Tecolote, my goal was…

Rent made sheltering-in-place impossible for many of SF’s Latinx immigrants

Rent stress drove SF’s immigrant Latinx community to work during the pandemic This report is…

Tribute to Fallen Hero Dr. Ray Rivera: Pioneer, Activist, and Visionary

The smell of red beans and rice cooked in an amazing sofrito, pernil marinated and…