San Francisco’s streets with traffic restrictions will face key decisions in coming months, including the approaching November ballot.
Hoping to make Muni’s 28-19th Avenue bus run faster, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) installed “temporary” high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes through Golden Gate Park and the Richmond District, starting at Crossover Drive and along Park Presidio Bypass, then north up Park Presidio Boulevard.
The two horizontal bands of yellow and blue of the Ukrainian flag have been popping up in many places since the invasion of Ukraine in February by Russian forces under the orders of Russian President Vladimir Putin. This expression of solidarity with Ukraine and acts of support seem most heartfelt in San Francisco; especially in the Richmond and Sunset Districts.
The San Francisco City Attorney’s Office will receive a final map changing the City’s supervisorial districts and, with their approval, it will perhaps end the contentious public meetings.
A proposal to replace the Sloat Garden Center at 2700 Sloat Blvd. with a 12-story, 400-condo, mixed-use residential building is now under review by the San Francisco Planning Department and starting to get public attention.
San Francisco will redraw its supervisorial district lines this spring, adjusting the face of its district map based on population data gathered and released from the federal census conducted in 2020.
Before the pandemic, Lake Street was a relatively quiet and perhaps even tony street on the north side of the Richmond District, nestled up against Mountain Lake and the Presidio.
After being closed for about three years for a $15 million renovation, the Angelo J. Rossi Pool opened up again for the public, just in time to cool swimmers off from an unseasonably hot February day.
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved combining the operation of Golden Gate Park’s Botanical Garden, Conservatory of Flowers and the Japanese Tea Garden last month, then placing them under management of the Botanical Garden Society.