It’s time to record genuine history rather than historical debasement books like “Season of the Witch.” San Francisco’s first experiment with district election of supervisors was voter-enacted in November 1976, resulting in election of Harvey Milk in the so-called Castro Street area (he had run unsuccessfully citywide) and Dan White in the Portola in 1977.
Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
We see cycles occurring in all of life. Some cycles are long and others are short. Cycles also tend to repeat themselves.
Things to do on San Francisco’s west side.
Here in California, we are witness to unprecedented dysfunction in Washington, exemplified by the longest government shutdown in American history.
A new plan for the UCSF Laurel Heights campus has been submitted to the San Francisco Planning Department, only it was not created by department staff or a developer, but instead by local neighbors.
Pedestrians getting struck by cars has become a big enough problem in the mid-Richmond. District that SF Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer hosted a town hall style meeting on Jan. 14 to discuss possible traffic calming measures.
“Exit Music” is being screened Feb. 3 and 5 at SF Indiefest. It is an unsentimental look at a life of suffering, yet a life worth living.
This year is the year of the pig, according to the Chinese lunar calendar, and is set to bring good luck and fortune in 2019. The cultural tradition is being celebrated with events across the City.
In a unanimous vote on January 17, the commission sent the deal to the SF Board of Supervisors for final approval. The City’s contract with the Outside Lands Art and Music Festival expires in 2021.
Plans for San Francisco’s emergency firefighting water system have been expanded to include drafting water from Lake Merced, which could help the entire west side, especially since Sunset Reservoir water could be claimed by other peninsula water districts.
This photograph, circa 1907, shows Sweeney’s observatory on the top of Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park after it was destroyed by the massive earthquake that hit the City in April, 1906. The observatory was constructed as a part of the 1894 Mid-winter Exposition that was held in the park. Strawberry Hill, located in the middle of Stow Lake, is the tallest point in the park.
Wilson is part owner and manager of the Streamline Cafe and Art Salon, which is located on Taraval Street in the Outer Sunset District. He and fellow owner Dion Garcia both manage the cafe.
Letters to the editor of the Sunset Beacon newspaper.
The SF School Board voted unanimously in December to rename a conference room at Lowell High School in honor of Lisa Clay, a long-time president of the Lowell Alumni Association. It will be called the Lisa Clay Parent Conference Room.