The Housing Element was unanimously approved by Mayor Breed and the Board of Supervisors and certified by the state in January 2023, and is San Francisco’s plan for meeting our state-mandated housing needs for the next 8 years (2023-2031).
Press Release: The 4-1-1 on 4/20 2023
San Francisco’s legendary 420 celebration will return to Golden Gate Park Thursday, drawing an estimated 20,000 cannabis fans and sparking a citywide effort to ensure the high spirits bring minimal hassles.
Letter to the Editor: Questioning Engardio’s Column’s Assertions
Joel Engardio’s latest column contains numerous distortions and unsupportable assertions. First of all, it is necessary to realize that economic and social inequality have much to do with the crimes against property that constitute the vast majority of arrests in San Francisco.
Letter to the Editor: Sunset’s Miles Keane Named High School Soccer Player of the Year
Miles was captain of Lowell’s soccer team, a member of the SF Glens MLS Next team that made it to the national championship in 2022, first time SF all city twice, winner of the SF Goalkeeper of the Year award in 2022 and will be playing goalkeeper at Western Washington University starting this fall.
‘Cooking Together’: Zucchini Boats
Zucchini is available all year in most parts of the United States. It is an easy vegetable to grow in the summer, even in the foggy parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. Once these summer squashes get growing, you will have so many that you will have to find new recipes. Good recipes can turn this vegetable into a centerpiece.
Press Release: ‘The Creative High’ Screening May 24
“The Creative High” will be screening at the San Francisco Main Public Library at 100 Larkin St. in the Koret Auditorium on May 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. There will be a Q&A session with filmmakers and artist subjects afterwards. FREE and open to the public.
Golden Gate Park’s Sharon Arts Studio Still Inspiring Artists After 55 Years
For more than five decades, Sharon Arts Studio has been a serene haven for creative activity that has inspired and produced pieces of art that provide worthy contributions to the art world, as well as highly enriching experiences for people’s lives.
City Hall: Joel Engardio
Parents are on edge after recent violence at Stonestown Mall where mobs of teenagers attacked other teenagers. If kids can’t safely meet friends after school at the mall, it’s yet another decline in quality of life in San Francisco and failure of our City to function as it should.
Therapeutic Recreation Family Day Builds Confidence
Huddling under the washed gray sky, families slowly formed a line at Glen Canyon Recreation Center. They waited with anticipation to enter a wood-paneled gymnasium filled with activities ranging from archery to rock climbing and floor parkour.
‘Then and Now’: Ninth Avenue and Kirkham Street
Comparison photos of Ninth Avenue and Kirkham Street 75 years apart.
2023 Concert Series at GG Park’s Music Concourse Runs Through November
Free live music will greet listeners in Golden Gate Park once again throughout the majority of 2023. In late February, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced the return of the free live music series at the popular bandshell, with 2023 marking the third series of performances that range from R&B and soul to salsa music.
Ready or Not, the Future Is Here: Driverless Cars Are Already on Our Roads
For nearly a decade, futuristic-looking Waymo and Cruise “autonomous vehicles” (AVs) have roamed the streets of tech-forward San Francisco, with human “safety” drivers behind the wheel. These AVs were being programmed and tested for the day when they could transport passengers and goods without human drivers and “transform the transportation system.” While our transportation system is yet to be transformed, driverless cars are here.
Police Blotter: Sunset District
Recent police activity in the Sunset District.
Stern Grove’s Trocadero Clubhouse Smashed by Falling Tree
For 131 years, the building now known as the Trocadero Clubhouse in Sigmund Stern Grove hosted generations of San Franciscans. On March 11, it became the final resting place of an 85-foot-tall eucalyptus tree.
Review: Local Museum Overflows With Immersive Art Experiences
Just beyond fountain roundabouts and tucked away on a quiet unassuming residential street in the St. Francis Woods neighborhood, you’ll find the Mediterranean-styled private residence of Gregangelo Herrera. A corkscrew Dali-esque grandfather clock peeking out of shrubbery and a rounded swiveling gate at the sidewalk are the only distinguishing signs that give away the home’s curiosities within.