Sunset Holiday Mercantile 2019 will be held at the County Fair building on Ninth Avenue and Lincoln Way in Golden Gate Park on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 14 and 15.
Supervisor Gordon Mar recently announced the launch of City College Sunset for the Spring 2020 semester, delivering on a key commitment from his campaign for supervisor within his first year in office.
At Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board unanimously adopted Supervisor Gordon Mar’s legislation declaring a State of Urgency to rapidly expand the City’s Emergency Firefighting Water System (EFWS) to protect all neighborhoods in the event of a major earthquake and fire.
Night Bloom, a light and sound experience that debuted at the Conservatory of Flowers last winter, returns shining brighter this holiday season after a successful run in 2018. This year, more lights, immersive soundscapes and art from Oakland-based artists HYBYCOZO will dazzle and amaze.
Self-Help for the Elderly operates three centers on the west side: one in the Richmond District and two in the Sunset District.
Long-time SF resident and worker at the de Young Museum, Joseph Bartlow, Sr. died this past summer. His son, Jeb Bartlow, noted that his father passed away on Aug. 7, 2019.
At Friday’s Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar’s resolution declaring a State of Urgency to rapidly expand the City’s EFWS to protect all neighborhoods in the event of a major earthquake and fire received unanimous support.
Housing Forum, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 6:30 p.m. at Lycée Francais de San Francisco, 1201 Ortega St,, at 20th Avenue.
The construction to prepare for the laying of sewer pipes on Vicente Street, near 39th Avenue, was documented by SF Department of Public Works’ (DPW) staff photographer Horace Chaffee on July 23, 1909. Chaffee covered numerous infrastructure projects spearheaded by DPW from the 1910s through the 1930s and captured the modernizing of San Francisco in the process. Photo courtesy of a private collector/Western Neighborhoods Project.
As we head into the holiday season, we’ve made an immense amount of progress on some key priorities for our first year in office and want to share some important updates with you:
Things to do in the Richmond and Sunset districts in November, 2019.
Police activity in the Sunset District in October, 2019.
Update from SFMTA on the construction projects on the N-Judah and L-Taraval streetcar lines.
A woman wearing Victorian-era clothing walks in front of the “Carzonia Apartments” at Fourth Avenue and Cornwall Street in the Inner Richmond, circa 1908. Mimicking Carville in the Outer Sunset, Dr. Charles V. Cross placed 10 surplus McAllister-line cable cars on a narrow strip of his land between California and Cornwall streets to address housing needs after the 1906 earthquake and fire.
The agenda of the SFPUC is not to provide a system using an inexhaustible supply of seawater, which is the only certain means by which the SFFD will be able to control post-earthquake fires, but rather to use Earthquake Bond money to slowly replace their antiquated and fragile drinking water mains.