By Hazel O’Neil
Cartoon by Hazel O’Neill: Shelter in Place on St. Patrick’s Day.
Link to “Looking Back,” a column by Kinen Carvala exploring stories about the history of San Francisco’s west side.
Other Avenues Food Store Cooperative, located at 3930 Judah St. (between 44thand 45th avenues) will co-host a product introduction with “All Things Elderberry,” a relatively new Missouri manufacturer of a line of all natural products designed to benefit your immune system.
Information and activities for seniors in San Francisco.
San Francisco’s St. Ignatius Wildcats won the Division 3championship in the Central Coast Section basketball tournament. The team defeated the Sacred Heart Academy Fighting Irish 70-66 at Sequoia High School in Redwood City on Feb 29, 2020.
New information has emerged that the San Francisco Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Board of Education broke a deal decades ago, setting the stage for the present controversy about the George Washington High School murals. A 1968 agreement indicates that a deal was reached to keep the murals in place but include plaques beneath each one explaining the history left out of the murals, which was not done.
The Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary quilt display will take place in Robin Williams Meadow, along Bowling Green Drive, and in the National AIDS Memorial Grove.
Kudos to the Laurel Heights Improvement Association (LHIA) of San Francisco on their lawsuit against the City and County of San Francisco to stop their proposed plan to destroy 226 mature trees in the process of developing the site at 3333 California Street.
San Francisco Botanical Garden is preparing to step into a new role of guarding the world’s plants from extinction with a $2 million gift to help fund a modern nursery, replacing a 50-year-old facility.
You see tent encampments growing all over the Bay Area, and there are more and more people living in their cars or RVs. Homelessness persists in California because we have not built enough housing to keep pace with job growth. That has resulted in a shortage that drives up the cost of existing housing.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is in the planning phase of a project to improve safety for bicycle riders and pedestrians on Fulton Street. Segments of Fulton are located on San Francisco’s High Injury Network, according to the SFMTA website.
A lawsuit has been filed against a proposed redevelopment plan for 3333 California St. by the proponents of an alternative plan, after they lost an appeal of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ approval.
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The author and photographer, Siovonne Smith, is a San Francisco native
who grew up in the West Portal neighborhood. She has also been a resident of the Marina and Richmond districts and is now a resident of the Sunset District.