Grandview Park does indeed have the grandest views in San Francisco. A lot of them, at least. Known to locals as Turtle Hill, this peak at the intersection of 14th Ave. and Moraga (sort of, it’s a maze up there) offers a sweeping vista from Ocean Beach to the Financial District, as well as dizzying perspectives on the steps cascading down the hill.
Lucca’s Foods Deli & Wine Shop, was unanimously approved on July 22 by the San Francisco Small Business Commission for the Legacy Business Registry.
Candidates for district attorney will present their views on Augst 7 at the SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park.
Research shows California is one of the top 10 states with the most fatal home fires per capita. But now, California residents have a chance to help change behavior that could help to save lives in the event of a home fire.
Butterfly Counters gathering on June 22 to scour San Francisco for signs of butterflies on the northern peninsula for the 25th year in a row. Despite a low turn out, some of the results were good with rare sightings. Other findings were worrisome.
… the Civil Grand Jury found that large parts of the City, such as the Outer Richmond, Outer Sunset and Bayview/Hunters Point districts, among others, do not have a high-pressure AWSS, and would be particularly vulnerable to fire damage when the next major earthquake strikes.
On July 16, the SF Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a package of legislation sponsored by Supervisor Gordon Mar and Mayor London Breed to fully fund the Free City College Program for the next decade.
On Saturday, June 22, 2019, Upstar Records, a youth-run record label and project of Sunset Youth Services, released its ninth compilation album, “Sco Stories: This Ain’t the End” 10 years after producing its first record (“Hard to Ignore”) in 2009.
On July 15, at the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar held a hearing on the Sunlight on Dark Money initiative to address issues of political corruption and financial disclosures in San Francisco politics.
Starting this month, construction is going to begin on Taraval Street as SFMTA/Muni begins a two- to three-year construction project ripping up Taraval Street to install new sewer lines, and then repaving Taraval Street, reinstalling the overhead lines and tracks, building the boarding islands, etc.
I am writing in response to the recent commentary by Quentin Kopp about the state of the District Attorney’s race and to correct the record on multiple counts.
Presidio Picnic on July 21 features the Amor do Samba Group, a San Francisco-based samba dance and music ensemble dedicated to promoting Afro-Latin culture through the performing arts.
There are now four choices: the two best with genuine experience in criminal law and belief in law enforcement are Leif Dautch and Nancy Tang. The two worst are Deputy Public Defender Chesa Boudin, a champion of illegal immigration which results in more work for public defenders at taxpayer expense and Suzy Loftus, the City Hall establishment favorite, weaned on the public trough as the sheriff’s attorney, who doesn’t prosecute crimes.
The creation of the Great Highway in the 19th century gave horse riders and buggy drivers a broad road to enjoy at Ocean Beach. This circa 1905 view shows a couple rolling by the U.S. Life Saving Service (predecessor of the Coast Guard) complex and North Windmill of Golden Gate Park.
I examined the single-family home markets in the Richmond and Sunset districts because these two markets generally track very closely together and compared them against the data in San Francisco as a whole.