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Press Release: Buddha Relics Welcome the Start of the 2023 Lunar New Year
Buddha Relics Welcome 2023 Lunar New Year. Start the New Year with Unlimited Blessings from the Buddha Bodhi Light International, Inc. (BLI) announces that The 10,000 Buddha Relics Collection will be on display from Saturday, […]
Letter to the Editor: Being Creative With Debris on the Beach
Our kids found this large piece of wood/platform on Ocean Beach at Santiago and used the driftwood, rope, trees and other debris washed up from the storm last night to make it into a giant play sculpture.
‘Cooking Together’: Vegan Lasagna With Tofu, Brown Lentils, Mushrooms and Homemade Marinara Sauce
I prepare food for a lot of vegan folks who do not consume animal products for various reasons, such as to be healthier or to help the environment or to respect animals’ rights to live. Then there are those people who cannot tolerate dairy or cheese. So, I have to come up with ingredients and options that are suitable for these diets.
City Hall: Gordon Mar
As we start a new year, I’m passing the baton to Joel Engardio as the new supervisor for District 4. I am so grateful to have had this opportunity to serve the Sunset and San Francisco for the past four years. We have spent four years achieving real material wins for working people, changing the trajectory of the Sunset and challenging what is considered possible for this seat, this District and this City.
Court Orders CEQA Review of SI’s Sports Stadium Lights
The controversy about the 90-foot-tall stadium lights at St. Ignatius College Preparatory high school in the Outer Sunset is on again, since an appeals court ruled that the City was wrong to exempt it from environmental review.
Pantry of the Heart: Temple United Methodist Church Feeds the Hungry
A small group of volunteers at Temple Methodist Church at 65 Beverly St. works seven days a week, 365 days a year, to deliver food to 400 families every week, providing them with a mainstay that they otherwise could not do without.
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Suspect in Commercial Burglary Series
Beginning Nov. 13, 2022, a series of commercial burglary incidents occurred at a number of different locations in the City of San Francisco. The burglaries followed a similar modus operandi in which the suspect would force entry through the front of the commercial business, causing property damage.
Letter to the Editor: Against Removing Parking Spaces for Bikeshare
I am strongly against your plan, promoted by then-District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar, who was defeated in the last election exactly for stunts like this, putting the Bike Coalition over his own constituents, that will remove parking and put a commercial enterprise in a residential neighborhood.
Video: 2023 New Year’s Day “Polar Plunge,” Ocean Beach at Taraval Street
A break between storms allowed the heartiest of souls to brave the chilly Pacific for the annual New Year’s Day Polar Plunge. Ocean Beach at Taraval Street, Jan. 1, 2023.
Letter to the Editor: Public Denied Access to UCSF Library
Access to the UCSF library was the reason why many of us moved to the Inner Sunset. Slowly but surely, access to the library has been shrinking.
Press Release: Two Westside Businesses Added to SF Legacy Business Registry
Throughout this fall, 10 businesses were unanimously approved by the San Francisco Small Business Commission for the Legacy Business Registry. They include: Artisans of San Francisco and Peking Restaurant.
Voter Distribution Maps: Engardio vs. Mar, Props. I and J, November 2022
Color-coded maps showing the distribution of voters on key election issues, November 2022. Maps by Chris Arvin.
Letter to the Editor: Looking for Best Approach to Handle City’s Trash
After reading this article, I was curious about whether DPW’s policies actually make sense. Just because it’s what DPW does, does not mean it’s the best approach.
‘Cooking Together’: Holiday Pasta with Festive Red and/or Green Sauce
Home-made sauces are usually tastier and can be more nutritious if you prepare them with right ingredients. Once the sauce is made, it can be refrigerated for up to a week or frozen for a longer period.