Things to do, June 2017.
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.
Community updates from SF Supervisor Katy Tang
Recent police activity in the Sunset District
A NEIGHBORHOOD JOURNAL Lowell Student wins Lions’ Speaking Contest Frances Sutton, a senior at Lowell High School, won the International Lions Club’s District 4-C4 Student Speaker Contest on April 23. The topic of Sutton’s speech was: “Is the right to privacy a threat to our […]
A new film about Parkmerced will be featured at the 16th annual SF Documentary Festival in June. “Who Killed Parkmerced?” explores the fate of the largest residential housing development in the City, located next to San Francisco […]
Ways to resolve conflicts John M. Lee In the practice of real estate, conflicts and negotiation between buyers and sellers are commonplace. But what happens when an agreement cannot be reached and neither […]
Airbnb dropped its meritless lawsuit against San Francisco in May, a game changing
event for the city’s efforts to reasonably regulate short-term residential
rentals to tourists.
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.
“The Ocean Beach Master Plan, because of erosion at south
Ocean Beach, identified the need for some retreat so that the beach
can persist there, also protection of the wastewater infrastructure
there,” said Maggie Wenger, of the SF Planning Department,
during a community meeting in May.
After more than two years of struggle between moderate and progressive factions
on the SF Board of Supervisors, and a great deal of compromise,
SF Supervisor Katy Tang’s HomeSF program was approved by a 10-1 vote
in late May.
The SF Board of Supervisors held a hearing on May 24 to review the current status of the San Francisco Ground Water Project.
Photo of Playland at the Beach, circa 1940.
Calendar of Events for the Sunset District