In November, the Chinatown Youth Center (CYC) successfully launched its second Richmond District “basic tablet and smart phone operation class” for Cantonese speakers, which resulted in the graduation of 20 people.
News items from the Sunset District and Presidio.
After several weeks of sorting ballots, the SF Department of Elections released its final results on Nov. 27, certifying that Gordon Mar would be the new District 4 supervisor.
Now that the UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center and campus are open, attention is turning back to plans to transform and update the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.
The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s touring production of “The Comedy of Errors” comes to Playland at 43rd (1360 43rd Ave.) on Sunday, Nov. 4.
A new “storm-water schoolyard” has begun operation at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School.
A fire that broke out in an Inner Sunset District home on Oct. 23 was extinguished by the SF Fire Department, but not before it killed a woman, sent a man to the hospital and left six people, including a child, without a residence.
When my November Voter Pamphlet arrived in the mail I marveled at how thin it was this time around. There are only five ballot measures for San Francisco voters to decide and 11 for the state.
In an out-sourcing economy where it seems just about everything, including major appliances, is made cheap, Noriega Furniture stands firm on a commitment to quality and customer service. And it has been that way for the past 70 years.
“It’s a place where older people can enjoy an inexpensive and safe Friday evening and enjoy the company of others,” says Lisa Brinkmann, the San Francisco chapter’s president.
Police activity in the Sunset District last month.
I want to thank everyone who attended our SF Police Commission presentation at St. Ignatius College Preparatory on Oct. 17. We had a great number of attendees, including a class of criminal justice students.
We can save 15 neighborhoods from catastrophic destruction if we demand that the AWSS be completed now, before a major earthquake strikes, by using the 2020 issue of the ESER bonds to finance it.
The Sunset District is getting another recreation center for senior citizens thanks to a donation from a local family and SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s acquiring about half a million dollars from the SF Recreation and Park Department.
Photos from the San Francisco Old Car Picnic at Speedway Meadow/Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.