La Cocina’s mission is to transform talented home cooks into successful businesswomen by removing obstacles to entrepreneurship. Rooted in the Mission District of San Francisco, La Cocina provides commercial kitchen space and technical advice to help low-income, immigrant women start their own food businesses from square one.
"American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music," is a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian. Focusing on five major centers of Latino popular music production - New York City, Los Angeles, Miami, San Antonio and San Francisco - the exhibition explores how Latino musical innovations since the 1940s helped shape American popular music.
Immigration judge postpones deportation proceedings for two years, allowing married gay binational couple to remain in the U.S.
In San Francisco, Doug Gentry and Alex Benshimol -- a married same-sex binational couple appeared before an immigration judge and were permitted to remain in the country despite the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the law that prohibits the recognition of same-sex marriages by the federal government.