Police activity in the Richmond District
Commentary – Tom Doudiet
Going forward, all evidence points to more of what we’ve seen during the several years
since the passage of the 2014 bond: the SFPUC careening back and forth from one
implausible “band aid” scheme to another while avoiding an actual expansion of the
amazingly efficient high-pressure hydrant system.
Mandarin Lessons for Youth
The Ortega Branch Library will host a 10-week-long introductory session for students in
the first through third grades who want to learn Mandarin.
Finding Creative Ways to Tell Life Story
The free series will examine the major events, accomplishments and relationships that
shaped the participants’ lives.
January Calendar of Events
Things to do in the Richmond and Sunset districts.
Letter to the Editor
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was an inspiration, not only for the Chinese-American
community but for the community at large.
Real Estate – John M. Lee
My prediction for 2018 is that we will have a decent real estate market but not as strong
as the last five years. It will continue to be a seller’s market with a shortage of good
inventory and a leveling out in prices.
Magnolias Bloom at Garden
The Botanical Garden, which has free admission for San Francisco residents, is home to the most important magnolia collection for conservation purposes outside of China.
Sunset Resident Wins Residency at Erma Bombeck School of Humor
Samantha Schoech is a humorist writer who won the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop Award on Dec. 4, 2017.
Commentary – Quentin Kopp
Steinle’s alleged killer wouldn’t have been in San Francisco but for San Francisco’s
“sanctuary” law and its implementation by former Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.
Police Blotter – Sunset District
Roundup of police activities in the Sunset District.
Assembly – Phil Ting
On average, California’s drivers spend $762 a year on repairs for damage caused by road
conditions. This isn’t just a San Francisco or Bay Area issue. California ranks 48th in the nation for the condition of our highways, and more than half of our state’s bridges need repairs or replacement.
A Neighborhood Journal
SHARP Doles Out Grants
The Sunset Heights Association of Responsible People (SHARP) believes strongly in
supporting the community. For the past four years, SHARP has given out grants to local
organizations serving the neighborhood and the City. This year 17 groups
Golden Gate Park Dog Field Getting $2 Million Overhaul
An off-leash dog walking area in Golden Gate Park, west of Spreckels Lake and near the
intersection of Fulton Street and 40th Avenue, is slated for a $2 million makeover
sometime this year.