We at the San Francisco Coalition to Underground Utilities (SFCUU) want to get rid of the ever-increasing overhead wires and wooden poles that that mar the views and landscapes on almost half of our streets.
Starting Thursday, August 15, traffic pattern on lower Great Highway between Ulloa and Santiago streets will be changed. Northbound travel lane on lower Great Highway will be rerouted to 48th Avenue for two blocks between Ulloa and Santiago streets. Southbound travel lane will continue on lower Great Highway as usual. This will be in effect until project completion in 2022.
The votes have been tallied and by more than 50% of the votes, option B- retain more parking, is the winning vote.
Long before children soared in the swings of the West Sunset Playground, an 1868 city map showed the San Francisco’s west portion known as the Outside Lands with numerous lots reserved for public purposes such as parks and school buildings. Only two plots were reserved for parks in the Sunset District; what became McCoppin and Parkside Squares. The rest were purchased over time.
Outside Lands, 2019. Photos from day three, Sunday, Aug. 11.
Stern Grove photos by Gui Oliveira. August 4, 2019.
Police activity in the Sunset District.
If you are unfamiliar with Avenue 12 Gallery, it’s a gem of a space located at the corner of 12thAvenue and Lake Street in the Richmond District, across the street from Mountain Lake Park. Formerly a convenience store, the light-filled storefront was converted into a showroom for Japanese furniture and artifacts under the name TableAsia in 2005.
When a raucous meeting about plans for the L-Taraval Improvement Project did not go as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) had hoped, they went back to the drawing board to reassess the plan and have now scheduled another meeting.
Press Release from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), August 1, 2019.
Starting this month, construction is going to begin on Taraval Street as SFMTA/Muni begins a two- to three-year construction project ripping up Taraval Street to install new sewer lines, and then repaving Taraval Street, reinstalling the overhead lines and tracks, building the boarding islands, etc.
Presidio Picnic on July 21 features the Amor do Samba Group, a San Francisco-based samba dance and music ensemble dedicated to promoting Afro-Latin culture through the performing arts.
District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru were at the parking lot at Ocean Beach, across from Golden Gate Park, to showcase “quality-of-life initiatives” in the Richmond District, with the recent addition of the City’s newest Pit Stop public toilet and the successful completion of #FewerPotholes 2.0.
ur next Sunday sailing for kids will be on July 21st. The 11 a.m.-1 p.m. window is the perfect time for good wind conditions.
Things two do in San Francisco’s west side in July, 2019.