Outer Taraval merchants between 46thand 47th avenues sent a letter to San Francisco Mayor London Breed and San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board members, requesting that the SFMTA provide alternative solutions to staging, provide a traffic study, provide more information about the impact of construction on local businesses and a commitment from SFMTA To receive regular updates during construction.
Starting August 12 and continuing for approximately two weeks, the subway between Embarcadero and West Portal will close early at 9:30 p.m. When the subway closes early, buses will run above ground to connect all stops, beginning at 9:30 p.m. through the normal end of train service at 1 a.m.
It’s August, which means the SF Board of Supervisors has ended its Spring legislative season, culminating in the passage of the single most important ordinance we vote on: the City’s $12 billion budget.
Police activity in the Sunset District.
Tartine Bakery recently opened a new location in the Inner Sunset, near Ninth Avenue and Irving Street.
The San Francisco-founded, James Beard award-winning eatery began 17 years ago in the Mission District as a place for bakers to “bring bread with an old soul into the lives of our friends in California,” according to the shop’s website.
At a town hall meeting about traffic safety on July 13, hosted by District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar and the recently formed community group D4ward, Madlen Koteva was on everyone’s minds.
Don’t try to pigeonhole Sonny Smith. He is a musician, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, illustrator, playwright and fiction writer. Now, since he started his own record label, Rocks in Your Head last fall, he can add discoverer of talent and promoter to the list his skills.
When you put a plastic bottle in your recycling bin, you assume that it gets recycled into a new bottle or other plastic product. Unfortunately, many plastic beverage bottles now pile up in warehouses, or worse, landfills.
Just east of the Children’s Playground carousel in Golden Gate Park stands a red-and-white painted barn built in 1943 as part of a small petting zoo with a barnyard theme. The zoo once had a goat, chickens, ducks, guinea pigs, sheep and, as seen above in 1948, a “Rabbitville” with a fire station, hotel and school.
Winston Churchill exclaimed: “I am always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught.” That surely applies to the latest information emanating from a so-called Bay Area transportation working group.
Vallie Brown’s life story might make an interesting screenplay one day. From her humble roots in Utah to her artists’ collective in the Haight to being appointed to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Brown’s path has been unique and eventful.
Things to do in San Francisco’s Richmond and Sunset districts in August, 2019.
Kabayel and his girlfriend, Demirtas, noticed that there were no Mediterranean restaurants in their Central Richmond neighborhood and they began to dream of opening one of their own.
It’s back to the future with the Sunset Sketchers this Saturday morning (8/3) at Stonestown Galleria. The mall offers soaring architecture, flashy retail and people, people, people. (Also: food). Join us with a sketchbook from 10 a.m.-noon.
The Riptide website describes the watering hole, built in 1941, as being “on the edge of the western world.” It is located on a stretch of Taraval near the Great Highway that has become increasingly crowded with popular shops and eateries.