Police activity in the Richmond District in August, 2019.
As August comes to an end, I hope everyone had a great and relaxing summer. School is back in session, so please remember to slow down while driving and be especially careful at crosswalks.
Links to Outside Lands photos, days 1 and 3.
The Prayerbook Cross in Golden Gate Park is quietly celebrating its 125th birthday this year. The mostly hidden concrete cross is located in the heart of the park surrounded by trees, above Rainbow Falls alongside John F. Kennedy Drive, just east of the Crossover Drive overpass.
Efforts to rename the Julius Kahn Playground on the southern edge of the Presidio have produced two contenders for the new name, but at least one person thinks there should be more input from local residents before a final decision is made.
The San Francisco School Board’s abrupt change to its decision to cover some controversial murals with panels instead of paint has satisfied almost no one, but has also left opponents of the painting option scrambling to respond.
UCSF is convening the Advisory Committee for the Future of UCSF Parnassus Heights, comprised of community stakeholders, leaders, neighbors, merchants and representatives from city agencies and non-profits to explore the plan, help identify potential effects of the CPHP implementation and advise on neighborhood concerns and opportunities.
North East Medical Services (NEMS) held a press conference today at their clinic in the Richmond District to commemorate the recognition of two Quality Improvement Awards (QIAs) from Region 9 Administrator of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Captain John Moroney.
The Richmond continues to hold onto its identity not out of nostalgia, like much of the rest of the city, but out of necessity.
Forecast of Work Planned for August 26-September 6, 2019.
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.
Sketches by Liz Scotta.
The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) Board of Education voted to remove the “Life of Washington” mural from view by covering it without destroying it, amending its June 25 vote to paint over the mural unless doing so would result in undue delay.