Mission District business owners share their hardships during the pandemic

It’s been nearly 18 months since San Francisco first announced its shelter-in-place orders to stop…

Help El Tecolote improve how we serve the LGBTQ+ Latinx community

Are you a member of the LGBTQ+ Latinx community? Would you like to be a…

Latinas Shaking Up The Lowrider Car Scene

Women have always been present in the lowrider car scene, but men have usually predetermined…

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…