Photos from the scene of an explosion in the Outer Sunset. Follow imbedded link to ABC7News coverage.
Real Estate: John Lee
Being a rental property owner in San Francisco gets harder and harder each year. There is a new law that passed in 2020 that requires owners of residential units to get a license before they can increase the rent. This law went into effect for buildings with 10 or more units on July 1, 2022 and will go into effect for all other residential buildings on March 1, 2023 with updates required by every March 1 thereafter.
Police Blotter: Sunset District
Recent police activity in the Sunset District.
City Hall: Joel Engardio
There are lots of opinions about who a district supervisor should be, what ideologies they should support and which identities they should represent.
Eight-Story Complex Planned for Haight and Stanyan
In an effort to house the homeless, the City is moving forward with plans to build an eight-story, mixed-use building with 160 residential units of affordable housing on the corner of Haight and Stanyan streets.
Khalid Zakzouk, ‘The Sunset’s Banksy’
Neighborhood passersby began to take notice and started conversations with him. Children in the neighborhood tried to figure out his Pac-Man style mazes. Sunset District merchants started inviting him to create works on the sidewalks at their storefronts, including Sam and Ghada Kaleh, owners of Lucca Food Deli and Wine Shop on Irving Street and 20th Avenue (established in 1927).
Commentary: Reject the Draft SF Reparations Plan
We have federal and state laws which exist to prevent a government’s awarding of resources to groups of people based on race, gender or ethnicity, in terms of employment, contracts and education. But this is precisely what The Plan aims to do.
Letter to the Editor: A Case for Electing Supervisors by District
City-wide elections for the Board of Supervisors (BOS) means just one thing: money spent on advertising will determine who gets to become a Supervisor.
‘Overtures and Undertows’: Muni Scars – How Public Transportation Toughened Me Up
I’ve been riding public transportation in San Francisco since childhood. As early as age 7, I took buses, street cars and cable cars by myself. For the most part, it was safe. Of course, there were a few dicey experiences, which caused me to grow up faster.
Poetry: Nancy Jong
Valentine’s Day-themed poetry by Nancy Jong.
Press Release: SF Summer Resource Fair
After a two year COVID-hiatus, the San Francisco Summer Resource Fair is back and will be better than ever.
Letter to the Editor: Give GG Park’s Patrick Quigley the Recognition He Deserves
I would like to publicly nominate Patrick Quigley, a man whom no one has ever heard of, as the most deserving person for the honor of having this feature of Golden Gate Park renamed in his honor.
Press Release: SFPD Arrests Suspect for Threats, Shots Fired and Firearm Brandishing
On Wednesday, Feb. 1, at approximately 7:20 p.m. an unknown male entered a Jewish Synagogue located on the 2600 block of Balboa Street, shot a firearm several times then fled the scene. There were no reports of injury or property damage. Officers seized expended casings that were fired, which is being investigated as possible blanks.
On Tuesday, Jan. 31, at approximately 8 p.m., an unknown male entered a theater located on the 3600 block of Balboa Street and brandished a handgun. The subject fled the scene on foot on Balboa Street. There was no report of injury or property damage.
Press Release: SF Model Yacht Club Sets Sail for 2023 Season
March 4 is Opening Day of the 2023 model boating season at Spreckels Lake (36th Avenue and Fulton Street) in Golden Gate Park.
Police Blotter: Richmond District
Recent police activity in the Richmond District.