As a first generation Latina, I find my feet firmly planted in two different worlds. Having adopted the customs of both Salvadoran and American ..
Soy: Mission’s Manifest Destiny
For the past seventy years, the Mission District has served as the epicenter of Latinx life and culture in San Francisco. Growing up as a child in t..
Soy: Soy Andrea
Since my first post, four cycles ago, in June of 2015, the diversity and culture of the Bay Area has been a recurring theme that I love to explore. ..
Mixtapes from the Bay: Don’t Sweat It
The Bay Area is known for a lot of things, one of which is the hyphy movement. If you hail from the Bay, you should know that when someone starts bu..
Mixtapes from the Bay: Raízes
It’s Carnaval season here in San Francisco! From May 28th-29th, the largest multicultural celebration will be taking place in SF’s Mission District,..
Postcards from the Bay: The Ed Roberts Campus
Berkeley is home to the disability rights movement. It was here that the first center for independent living was established in the early 1970’s and..
Mixtapes from the Bay: Plum Stained
There really isn’t anything like unwinding on a Friday night while listening to some jazz. (Speaking of which, be on the lookout for my other column..
Mixtapes from the Bay: FYI I’m In Love With You
Earlier this month was Valentine’s Day, and while the holiday of love might not be everyone’s cup of tea, it sure is one of mine. Contrary to popula..
Postcards From the Bay: Saturday Mornings at OMCA
Now that October and November have finally arrived, the school year is officially in high gear, and as a result, schoolwork has gotten more intense ..
Postcards from the Bay: Fog Fest 2015
As much as I’d like to deny it, Pacifica is a city that’s rooted deep within me and will always be a part of me. After all, I’ve been going to schoo..