The annual lunar new year celebration at City Hall started off with a lion dance and continued with speeches and performances by Marina Middle School and West Portal Elementary School students. It was a festive and fun event and a wonderful way to welcome the new year.
A statue near the Academy of Sciences celebrates Robert Emmet who is described on the statue’s base as “Irish patriot executed in Dublin.”
A packed parking lot along the Great Highway in front of the Cabrillo Street entrance to Chutes at the Beach, circa 1932. This was the main gate to an amusement area that became known as Playland at the Beach, where visitors could get sweet waffles (a favorite treat) before enjoying popular attractions such as the Aeroplane Swing and Ferris wheel, visible in the distance.
Police activity in the Richmond District in February, 2020.
The number of Real IDs issued by the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is lagging behind projected demand. If you anticipate needing one, I advise you go to the DMV now because I expect the lines to worsen as we approach Oct. 1.
2020 is here and, as with every year, people are preparing for the big push in the spring real estate market. Activity in the first two months has been decent with good buyer demand and still very little inventory.
It reflects eloquently on City Hall corruption, now revealed not by our district attorney, city attorney or Ethics Commission, but by United States Attorney David Anderson, who elevated the notion of honest government in San Francisco at the cost to national taxpayers
Barbary Coast Sunset, the first Black-owned cannabis club in San Francisco, opened its doors in October of last year at 2161 Irving St., between 22nd and 23rd avenues.
One lawsuit brought by the California attorney general and joined by the district attorney’s offices of Marin, Alameda and San Francisco counties against the Neptune Society and its parent company, Service Corporation International (SCI), accuses the funeral and cremation company of using a fraudulent marketing scheme to bilk consumers by taking money out of a trust fund set up to reimburse customers who pay in advance but later change their plans and seek refunds.
UCSF is requesting input from community members on their plans for redevelopment of its Parnassus Heights campus.
2020 Prep awards banquet to be held on Saturday, May 16 at the Spanish Cultural Center.
Things to do on San Francisco’s west side in March, 2020.
Other Avenues Food Store Cooperative, located at 3930 Judah St. (between 44thand 45th avenues) will co-host a product introduction with “All Things Elderberry,” a relatively new Missouri manufacturer of a line of all natural products designed to benefit your immune system.
The casual diner, perched on the cliff above the old Sutro Baths site, has been passed down through three generations of the same family. It is currently owned by brothers Tom and Bill Hontalas, grandsons of the founder, Louis Hontalas.
Despite opposition from conservationists, the eastern end of Golden Gate Park’s Music concourse will host a 150-foot-tall Ferris wheel over the next year as the city celebrates the park’s 150th birthday.