I read with interest a recent letter from Dodie Sutro Crawford on the District 1 candidate forums hosted by SOAR. I’ve been pleased to have the opportunity to speak to SOAR and their members at three Facebook forums over the last several weeks. A fourth forum was initially scheduled for June 30 and I confirmed my participation.
My name is Peta, I was born and raised in the Richmond District, a proud GWHS class of 2001 graduate. I grew up reading the Richmond Review.
The Richmond District Democratic Club (an organization of 60 residents) has already endorsed a candidate – and they endorsed this candidate (Connie Chan) less than one month after the supervisor candidate filing deadline and without including two of the candidates on the endorsement ballot.
Katherine Fu and Amy Sullivan, two juniors at Lowell High School, are partnering with Happy Moose Juice to provide better hygiene and nutrition to San Francisco’s homeless population during COVID-19.
Cartoon by Hazel O’Neil.
This view, looking north at 19th Avenue and Lincoln Way, shows the Breon Gate entrance to Golden Gate Park in its original form, around 1930.
Police activity in the Sunset District in July, 2020.
“This has been a good year for the herons. Not as good as last year, but still a good year. If all 16 chicks survive, that will be 242 chicks who learned to fly in Golden Gate Park.”
The Sunset is San Francisco’s largest neighborhood. It places a comparatively small burden on city services compared to many other neighborhoods. Why are we so consistently left out?
I’ve lived in Parkmerced since 1988! It has always been a nice quiet residential community. However, in the last year we have noticed an unacceptable increase in crime here.
The current fad and demand to remove statues in San Francisco and elsewhere was analyzed by the chancellor of Oxford University on BBC last month in commenting upon a student demand to remove a bronze statue of Cecil Rhodes as a symbol of “institutional racism” and “white slavery.”
As a working single mom to a child with a disability, social distancing is a luxury I cannot afford.
Chalos on Taraval Street, in the Parkside neighborhood at the heart of the Sunset District, is a gem of an eatery, bringing gourmet coffee and Argentine-inspired snacks to the neighborhood.
George Floyd’s slow suffocation at the hands of Minneapolis police on May 25 ignited nationwide protests decrying both police brutality and systemic racism.
While state-mandated restrictions on non-essential construction have been in effect since the COVID-19 outbreak, neighborhood groups have become concerned over proposed plans for an apartment building at 4326-4336 Irving St. in the Outer Sunset District, between 44th and 45th avenues.