San Francisco filmmaker Debbie Lum spent more than four years working on the documentary, “Try Harder!” capturing what she calls the academic “pressure cooker” that the students at Lowell High School experience.
In May, we celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a recognition that comes at an especially challenging time for our communities, with the continuation of anti-Asian acts of hate and violence.
TPC Harding Park, the only city-owned public course managed by the PGA TOUR, announces the renovation completion of its practice facility which began in November 2020, along with the new addition of Toptracer Range technology.
The idea was born when Pettit-Taylor learned that the Star Dance Studio couldn’t occupy its usual indoor location at 300 Moraga St., under guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The B0ardside” (with a zero instead of the letter “o”) is a quarterly magazine produced entirely by local Sunset District and westside artists. The creators describes the zine as “Art and Culture from the Edge of the World.”
For most people in the Sunset District, to see a classic Rolls Royce or a Bentley parked on the street is as rare as seeing a snow storm in San Francisco. But Carl Payne’s Parkside neighbors see the cars all the time.
The Board of Education’s failure to put our students first shined a bright light on what has been a known secret; a position on the board has served as a springboard for those with political aspirations.
On Sunday, April 17, a coalition of labor, faith, and community organizations and Supervisor Gordon Mar brought together hundreds of people in the Sunset District for a peaceful rally and march along the car-free Upper Great Highway in a powerful demonstration against hate and violence targeting the AAPI communities.
The Great Highway is “perfectly fine” in the same way the hideous Embarcadero Freeway was “perfectly fine” before it was demolished following the Loma Prieta earthquake.
A San Francisco Police Department hotline was created in order to increase SFPD language access for the Cantonese and Mandarin speaking Chinese community.
he annual 420 celebration in Golden Gate Park has been cancelled for a second year due to the state and local restrictions on large gatherings, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced,
Registration for 60-minute lap swim times and drowning prevention classes at Sava Pool in the Sunset District and Martin Luther King Jr. Pool in the Bayview District will kick off Friday, April 16 at 8 a.m. at sfrecpark.org/register.
Native to India, mangoes have been enjoyed by humans for millennia. K.T. Achaya, a food historian, writes that the mango is mentioned in old Sanskrit writings of Upanishada some 1000 BCE. It is called “Amra” which resembles “Aam,” the current Hindi word for mango.
No “solutions” are needed if the Highway is simply returned to its pre-pandemic use, which worked wonderfully for all and didn’t lead to any problems!
Police activity in the Sunset District in March, 2021.