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.
The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s touring production of “The Comedy of Errors” comes to Playland at 43rd (1360 43rd Ave.) on Sunday, Nov. 4.
A new “storm-water schoolyard” has begun operation at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School.
A fire that broke out in an Inner Sunset District home on Oct. 23 was extinguished by the SF Fire Department, but not before it killed a woman, sent a man to the hospital and left six people, including a child, without a residence.
When my November Voter Pamphlet arrived in the mail I marveled at how thin it was this time around. There are only five ballot measures for San Francisco voters to decide and 11 for the state.
In an out-sourcing economy where it seems just about everything, including major appliances, is made cheap, Noriega Furniture stands firm on a commitment to quality and customer service. And it has been that way for the past 70 years.
“It’s a place where older people can enjoy an inexpensive and safe Friday evening and enjoy the company of others,” says Lisa Brinkmann, the San Francisco chapter’s president.