The late 19th century, when development in the Richmond truly escalated, was the golden age of the Queen Anne-style Victorian, and the neighborhood sports many fine specimens–but not, evidently, as many as […]
San Franciscans rally outside City Hall with Biden/Harris Win
Photos by Guy Oliveira from around City Hall on Nov. 7 after Joe Biden was named president-elect.
Political muscle and dealmaking got Prop. E passed
In the ballot pamphlet supporting their position, the 10 supervisors said, “Proposition E
will make Muni much more accountable for service delivered. It will take strong steps to
reduce traffic by finally making transit a real alternative to the automobile, and it will
ensure Muni is fully funded to meet the City’s transit needs for years to come.”
None of those goals have come to pass.
GG Park traffic calming OK’d; 30th Ave. changing
The SF County Transportation Authority (SFCTA), which is comprised of all 11 members
of the SF Board of Supervisors, allocated $580,926 in half-cent sales tax funds in July to
the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for traffic calming measures in
Golden Gate Park.
Governor has bill to bring back recycling centers; deposits
A bill now sitting on California Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk, waiting for his signature, might
bring recycling centers back to San Francisco’s west side,.
View from above
Historic photo from above SF, 1950.
New Trail Opens
The Clarendon trail route at Mt. Sutro was completed and officially opened as part of a
huge volunteer effort for National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3.
Commentary – Quentin Kopp
A 2015 Pew Research Center poll disclosed that 40 percent of people ages 18 to 34 support censorship of statements offensive to minorities, while only 24 percent of those
who are 51 to 60 agree.
Assembly – Phil Ting
If we’ve learned anything from these last few months, it’s that our progress to
become a more perfect union is fragile. We must be vigilant about keeping the
progress we have made, and stopping rollbacks of justice and equality.
A neighborhood journal of things to do.
Assembly – Phil Ting
California will initiate a lottery
later this year to issue five new, full liquor licenses in San Francisco.
City mulls future of federal budget cuts
“Imagine your personal budgets. If you had to cut 13 percent pretty abruptly, it would probably hurt,”
Sunset Spotlight – A Neighborhood Journal
The SF Maritime National Historical Park will host a free Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 15, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.,
geared toward children ages 5- 12 and their families.
New Parking Meters Coming for Taraval
“Under the SFPark pilot program, we adjusted rates block by block and by
time of day. And what we saw is that prices fluctuated pretty significantly,”
Letters to the Editor – April, 2017
Blended water and affordable housing comments.