Minnesota-based nonprofit Wilderness Inquiry is bringing its nationally-recognized Canoemobile program to San Francisco, CA, April 1–6, 2023, where it will connect more than 300 youth and families to Lake Merced and Stow Lake.
Letter to the Editor: More to the Story – Botanical Garden’s History
The ambience of the redwood grove will be forever impaired by the new fence. Beloved gardens are gone forever. And taxpayers are on the hock for millions to pay bond interest for for these “improvements” as well as for the new $1.1 million fence, advertising and signage. All without a single meeting of local community members taking place!
Press Release: Outer Sunset Poet Publishes New Book
All Tomorrow’s Train Rides is an odyssey of reading and poetic memory. What begins as a single day in a worker’s commute morphs into a Möbius loop of literary history and cultural consciousness.
Letter to the Editor: Children Replace Hateful Messages With Welcoming Notes of Love
I’m a nanny, and the kids I care for, Kento, age 7, and Miya, age 8, noticed vandalism on the wall of the soccer field at West Sunset ball fields. It seems that there had been a fire and then someone used the ash from the fire to write “HELL TO EVERYONE GAY” on a wall everyone must pass walking onto the field. We were early for practice and Miya immediately thought to clean it.
‘Cooking Together’: Kale Bhaji
Some South Indians believe that “curry” came from the Tamil word “Kari” (meaning a sauce), but then the North Indians would argue that “curry” is derived from the word “Kadhi” (meaning yogurt soup).
‘Then and Now’: 46th Avenue and Ortega Street
Comparison photos of 46th Avenue and Ortega Street 93 years apart.
Engardio’s First Town Hall Meeting Covers the Sunset’s Many Challenges
At his inaugural town hall meeting on Feb. 9, newly elected District 4 Supervisor Joel Engardio faced more than 50 people inside the SFPD Taraval Station talking about RVs parked near Ocean Beach, housing and the homeless, drug addiction, hate crimes and police staffing.
City Hall: Joel Engardio
The recent explosion of a house in a quiet Sunset neighborhood was traumatic for residents and raises larger public safety questions.
Despite Neighbors’ Concerns, Irving St. Demo OKd
Demolition of the abandoned Police Credit Union building at 2550 Irving St. will proceed despite neighborhood concerns about further spreading a toxic chemical linked to cancer.
Sunset Home Explosion Results in Death and Significant Damage
The 1700 block of 22nd Avenue, between Noriega and Moraga streets, was jolted by a huge blast on the morning of Feb. 9 when a house exploded into a three-alarm fire resulting in one death, three injuries that required hospitalization and damage to 18 homes and several cars.
Police Blotter: Sunset District
Recent police activity in the Sunset District.
Remarkable Season Comes To an End for Lincoln H.S. Boys’ Basketball
Although the tough loss ended state championship aspirations for the promising Mustangs, the defeat marked the end of an exceptional season that includes a city title and a 27-4 overall record.
Feds Again Pause the Forced Removal of Laguna Honda Patients
More than 600 Laguna Honda Hospital patients got another reprieve from being removed from the facility as the City and federal government agencies try to iron out a solution to the problems that have plagued the facility.
Letter to the Editor: Mayor Breed’s Questionable Choices for Oversight Board
Are we missing something, or is it true that none of Mayor Breed’s four nominees for the Homelessness and Supportive Housing Oversight Board seem to have any experience or credentials in dealing with the problems of homeless citizens?
Letter to the Editor: Remediation Needed – Toxic Plumes Around 2550 Irving St.
My family and neighbors are upset and concerned that we have been breathing gasses that cause cancer. Five of my neighbors on just this block have been diagnosed with cancer, and another neighbor on 27th Avenue recently died from cancer.