A plan to turn the Francis Scott Key Annex in the Outer Sunset District from a dilapidated
surplus school property into new housing for teachers is moving forward, as city officials
seek ways to keep educators from leaving for less expensive towns.
At the southern end of Fifth Avenue in the Inner Sunset District, next to the University of
California, San Francisco (UCSF), sits an 86-unit housing complex on six acres of land
built in 1950 called Kirkham Heights.
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.
I examined the single-family home markets in the Richmond and Sunset districts and compared them
against the data in San Francisco as a whole.
The Park Presidio-Sunset Lions Club joined forces with the Richmond District YMCA to host a blood drive on June 17.
The 75th annual Mother’s Day Rose Show, sponsored by the SF Rose Society, was held at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park on May 14. The show featured a diverse array of roses, some of which were chosen best in their category.
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Four straight men and one straight woman were committed enough to
“Homo The Documentary” to drive 18 hours in a row to be on time to interview
a subject in Oregon and to spontaneously grab their equipment to get footage of a gay
pride parade (called Emancipation Parade) in Hutchinson, Kansas.
Nearly 1,000 elementary school students from San Francisco and Marin came
together to “rescue” San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on May 17 at the 24th annual
Kids Ocean Day Adopt-A-Beach Cleanup.