For most people in the Sunset District, to see a classic Rolls Royce or a Bentley parked on the street is as rare as seeing a snow storm in San Francisco. But Carl Payne’s Parkside neighbors see the cars all the time.
The Board of Education’s failure to put our students first shined a bright light on what has been a known secret; a position on the board has served as a springboard for those with political aspirations.
On Sunday, April 17, a coalition of labor, faith, and community organizations and Supervisor Gordon Mar brought together hundreds of people in the Sunset District for a peaceful rally and march along the car-free Upper Great Highway in a powerful demonstration against hate and violence targeting the AAPI communities.
The Great Highway is “perfectly fine” in the same way the hideous Embarcadero Freeway was “perfectly fine” before it was demolished following the Loma Prieta earthquake.
A San Francisco Police Department hotline was created in order to increase SFPD language access for the Cantonese and Mandarin speaking Chinese community.
he annual 420 celebration in Golden Gate Park has been cancelled for a second year due to the state and local restrictions on large gatherings, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced,
Registration for 60-minute lap swim times and drowning prevention classes at Sava Pool in the Sunset District and Martin Luther King Jr. Pool in the Bayview District will kick off Friday, April 16 at 8 a.m. at sfrecpark.org/register.
Native to India, mangoes have been enjoyed by humans for millennia. K.T. Achaya, a food historian, writes that the mango is mentioned in old Sanskrit writings of Upanishada some 1000 BCE. It is called “Amra” which resembles “Aam,” the current Hindi word for mango.
No “solutions” are needed if the Highway is simply returned to its pre-pandemic use, which worked wonderfully for all and didn’t lead to any problems!
Police activity in the Sunset District in March, 2021.
People wait at 31st Avenue and Judah Street for a glimpse of a packed and decorated N-Judah streetcar on Oct. 21, 1928 – opening day for this new Muni line in the Sunset District.
‘Quarantine Apparel’ Cartoon by Hazel O’Neil.
Every Sunday, William Fenimore bakes more than 100 loaves of bread in his kitchen. He wakes up before the sun rises and is out the door by 8 a.m. His stand at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market sells out on a weekly basis.
The horrific massacre of eight people in Atlanta last month, which targeted Asian women in their places of work, was a hate crime rooted in the dehumanization of women and AAPI (Asian American and Pacific Islander) people.
The cliff face along the coast near the City’s southwest corner, just west of the sewage treatment plant, is slowly crumbling into the ocean.