Time’s up for Doc’s Clock

Lisa Frances glides up and down the narrow length of the bar; stopping frequently to fix a drink, crack a joke, or kiss a patron. Walking into Doc’s Clock on Mission street feels like walking into an old friend’s home. Cartoons play on the tube and you are immediately greeted by the bartender. She knows […]

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 Fighting for Sanctuary

For almost three decades San Francisco has been a “sanctuary city” with legislation that protects immigrants living in the city without proper documentation, but a looming Trump administration threatens to dismantle this status. The prospect of deportation is sending ripples of shock and fear throughout the undocumented immigrant population of the Mission District but also […]

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Identity Crisis: The Mission District Struggles to Retain it’s Roots

Perhaps there is no greater portrait of the disparity between the old and new San Francisco than what is displayed in the city’s oldest neighborhood, the Mission District. A vibrant and culturally rich area with a strong Latino community, it has undergone many changes with the redevelopment of San Francisco. Originally called “the Mission lands” […]

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