One of the special aspects about the Sunset District that artist Douglas Gorney appreciates most is “the ocean light,” especially during the autumn and the city’s “Indian summer.”
This photograph, circa 1940, shows the Municipal Railway’s storage yard for streetcars,
which was located between Lincoln Way and Irving Street and 12th and Funston avenues.
The mural, by artist Jeff Canham, was made
possible with financial help – $16,500 – from SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s
office and the assistance of the SF Arts Commission, People of
Parkside/Sunset (POPS) and SF Shines, a program under the city’s
Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
Police activity in the Sunset District.
December is here and it is one of the busiest shopping times of the year. We recommend that you stay alert when using electronic devices; limit your distractions and be aware of your surroundings.
In November, the Chinatown Youth Center (CYC) successfully launched its second Richmond District “basic tablet and smart phone operation class” for Cantonese speakers, which resulted in the graduation of 20 people.
News items from the Sunset District and Presidio.
After several weeks of sorting ballots, the SF Department of Elections released its final results on Nov. 27, certifying that Gordon Mar would be the new District 4 supervisor.
Now that the UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center and campus are open, attention is turning back to plans to transform and update the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
Free things to do on San Francisco’s west side.
The market remained steady throughout the year with mortgage interest rates rising from the 4 to 5 percent range by the end of the year. Even though this is still low by historic standards, it is the highest it has been the last seven years and it has impacted the market.
There’s no question; we face a drastic shortage of affordable housing not just in San Francisco but across the state. Our growing senior population also wants to age in place, but they might not need as much space.
Photos from San Francisco’s past.
As observed by a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Constitution Day this year, Thomas Jefferson in 1789 wrote: “Wherever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.”
John Farais, a local chef, cooks with the same ingredients that the Native Americans relied on, but uses modern kitchen technology to create contemporary dishes.