Commentary – Tom Doutiet

In response to the February article (Richmond Review/Sunset Beacon) on the use of both Lake Merced water and Sunset Reservoir water to fight post-earthquake fires in the Outer Richmond and Outer Sunset, it is gratifying to see that the SF Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is finally willing to concede that the use of our drinking water alone will not enable the SF Fire Department (SFFD) to combat post-earthquake fires in hundreds of blocks of wood-frame housing. 

Trailblazer’s New Path

San Francisco Recreation and Park Department unveiled its new main trail through the Oak Woodlands in Golden Gate Park on Feb 22. The scenic path was dedicated to Phil Arnold, a longtime advocate for local parks, open space and recreational trail opportunities.