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Tag: Mission Dolores

July 7, 2011 | 4:06 pm

Blog Beat: Prison Hunger Strike; Grand Jury Rips Central Subway Plan; Death Penalty Abolition Bill

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From The Informant: A report on the hunger strike that’s spread to a number of California prisons From Streetsblog San Francisco: The San Francisco Civil Grand Jury’s report on the planned Central Subway, called “Too Much Money for Too Little Benefit” (.pdf here) From Calitics: Sen. Hancock’s Death Penalty Abolition Gets a Hearing. From the […]

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April 15, 2011 | 1:42 pm

Replica of Mission Dolores Mural, Over 200 years Old, Goes on Display

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In 2004, archaeologist Eric Blind and artist Ben Wood found a mural concealed behind an altar at Mission Dolores. The mural was painted sometime between 1791 and 1796, when the Ohlone and other local Native Americans are thought to have built the church. Painted on plaster, the mural is covered over with abstract patterns and […]

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