So the State and the City are going to spend $2.7 million on a dog run in Golden Gate Park and Sandra Fewer and Phil Ting think this is a great use of the taxpayer’s money. I disagree.
Inner Richmond Food Pantry Is Now Open
The Richmond Neighborhood Center’s newest food pantry is now open at George Peabody Elementary School.
Police Blotter – Sunset District
Police activity in the Sunset District, December, 2019.
Sen. Wiener’s State Housing Density Law SB-50 Faces Local Opposition
On Dec. 17, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and the San Francisco County Transportation Authority both passed resolutions opposing California Senate Bill 50 (SB-50), unless amended.
St. Anne School Celebrates 100 Years
Residents and visitors of the Inner Sunset District can’t miss the coral-painted Romanesque steeples of St. Anne of the Sunset Catholic Church on 14th Avenue, between Irving and Judah streets. Adjacent to it, with its huge parking lot, is St. Anne School, which will celebrate its 100-year anniversary in February.
Sunset Music and Arts’ 2020 Project to Celebrate Beethoven’s Sweet 250th
Sunset Music and Arts is an organization dedicated to bringing affordable, high-quality cultural and music programs to San Francisco’s west side.
PSA: Tablet Class – Basic Training for Cantonese Speakers
Tablet class: basic training for Cantonese speakers, Feb. 15, 22 and 29, 2020.
Historical Photo – View from Geary and Ninth, 1890
When this photograph, looking southeast towards Lone Mountain from Ninth Avenue near Geary Boulevard, was taken around 1890, the Star of the Sea Church, built in 1888, was still a new addition to the neighborhood. Visible in the distance is the Bay District Racetrack, Golden Gate Park and Mt. Sutra.
Local Author Publishes 14th Book
Author Joseph Sutton, a retired Abraham Lincoln High School teacher, recently published his 14th book, “In The Time of My Life: Selected Writings.”
Real Estate – Sunset District Year in Review – John M. Lee
The Sunset District single-family median home prices rose for the eighth year in a row with median prices appreciating by 3.4 percent in 2019 and a 124 percent increase since the low of 2011.
Richmond District Real Estate Snapshot
Column by Alexander Clark Happy new year to everyone in the Richmond/Sunset (or those that aspire to live here). It’s been a typically quiet holiday season in the world of real estate, […]
UCSF: E-Scooters Cause Alarming Spike in Injuries, Hospital Visits
Electric scooters are increasingly part of the crowded urban landscape, but a UC San Francisco study has found a major surge of injuries related to scooters, particularly among young adults.
Swedenborgian Church Celebrates its 125th Anniversary in March
The National Historic Landmark architectural treasure Swedenborgian Church which held its first service in March 1895, whose form and construction was conceived and guided by a friend of John Muir, is an architectural tribute to our deep spiritual connection to the natural world.
City Hall – Gordon Mar
From taking important steps forward on the biggest challenges facing our City to making targeted investments in priorities in our neighborhood, we’re proud of the progress we made in 2019 and excited to get working in 2020.
Supervisor Mar Introduces City College Classes in the Sunset
Using $150,000 of his discretionary budget, SF Supervisor Gordon Mar introduced City College Sunset in November, an offering of six courses that will serve seniors, high school students, early childhood educators and English language learners.