I was born in the Richmond, and now my husband Byron and I are raising our three kids in the neighborhood. I’m running for supervisor because for too long, elected officials have allowed the challenges facing our neighborhood to continue and worsen. We can’t afford four more years of inaction.
Let me start by thanking the Richmond Review for giving me the opportunity to write a column for our local paper. I have lived in Inner Richmond for 15 years now. Some of the best and worst moments in my life, either personally or professionally thus far, happened in San Francisco.
Our neighborhood deserves leadership that is progressive, pragmatic, and puts the Richmond first. My name is David Lee and I believe that our district has been neglected by City Hall for too long.
I believe the Richmond District can be a better place to live, work and visit. Working together we can clean our streets, fix our sidewalks and roads, and make the streets safer for our family, friends and neighbors.
I remember the first time I saw San Francisco. I was 13 years old arriving in the city with my family. My mother brought my brother and me here to give us a new start.
When entering high school for the first time, most students come in without any knowledge of concurrent enrollment or taking college courses while in high school.
Save for those who benefit and are in control, every long-term resident must be taken aback by the transformation of a once friendly, once affordable small city, one filled with quirky characters and small businesses into a cold, metal-and-glass-and concrete theme park for techies and tourists.
Another musical activity keeping the bar alive is the virtual Riptide Monday Night Open Mic on Zoom, hosted by Charlie Kaupp, 41, who is also a musician in the band The Treacherous French and has been the host of the well-attended Monday in-person open mic at The Riptide for several years.
From the 400 block to the 1700 block of Taraval, a total of five businesses were vandalized and or burglarized in a span of only two weeks. Four of the businesses were hit in succession on Sept. 9 and 10.
Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, births, obituaries, graduations, sports highlights, professional accomplishments, retirements, college admissions and general announcements.
The November election is not far away. My first vote for president was in 1972. Most elections since then, I voted against rather than for a candidate.
The schools that are on the list include: Abraham Lincoln High School; James Russell Lowell High School; Herbert Hoover Middle School; Lawton Elementary School; Dianne Feinstein Elementary School; Thomas Jefferson Elementary School; Francis Scott Key Elementary School; Commodore Sloat Elementary School; Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School; Ulloa Elementary School and Noriega Early Education School.
The monument, made of white Italian marble, was planned to serve as a fountain for people and horses, according to Chris Pollock’s book on Golden Gate Park.
George Washington High School, Presidio Middle School, Theodore Roosevelt Middle School, Claire Lilienthal Elementary School, Alamo Elementary School, Frank McCoppin Elementary School and Sutro Elementary are all recommended by the School Names Advisory Committee for name changes.
Although Gov. Gavin Newsom signed protections for tenants during the pandemic, San Francisco courts have resumed other eviction cases in spite of protests by westside housing advocates who say this is not the time to increase homelessness.