As I write this, COVID-19 cases have peaked and begun falling, and we appear to have passed the worst of the surge caused by the Omicron variant.
Police Activity in the Sunset District, January 2022.
Cartoon by Hazel O’Neil.
New citywide legislation that will offer low-income veterans living in San Francisco an advantage for affordable housing in the City was recently approved by the SF Board of Supervisors.
Beheahani and Balaban are brightening up the murals on the storage containers at the Outer Sunset Farmers Market on 37th Avenue between Ortega and Quintara streets.
Cartoon by Paul Kilduff
In her latest “Commentary,” San Francisco Supervisor Connie Chan maintains that she is an acolyte of John McClaren’s concept of Golden Gate Park as a sanctuary from the hubbub of urban life and against the concept of “pay-to-play.” Yet, ironically, she ends up endorsing commercialization and steep admission fees.
Office hour cut back to 1-1:30 p.m. for Feb. 9.
When I talk to the “Keep-JFK-Drive-closed” folks, they often end up agreeing that a compromise is a good solution.
A classic shot looking up Point Lobos Avenue near the Great Highway around 1947.
Sherman’s favorite subjects are the ocean, landscapes, and cityscapes that he cannot walk away from, “weaving in messages and subtle stories.”
I look forward to Quentin L. Kopp’s monthly Commentary such as in the February 2022 issue: Recalls and Recology. Each monthly Commentary is the result of much knowledge, experience and research
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“The Creative High,” directed by Adriana Marchione of Noe Valley and produced by Dianne Griffin, a longtime resident of the Outer Richmond, follows nine artists with widely varying styles in their individual paths of recovery.
Here’s the bottom line: SFUSD has a higher graduation rate than the state of California. While most districts saw a decrease in graduation rates, SFUSD saw an increase. In fact, looking at data from the past five years (2016-2021), SFUSD has made steady gains in graduation rates.