While traveling in Mexico City, Sunset resident and author William Vlach became fascinated by statues of military students fighting the United States Army during the Mexican-American War. He did a little research and learned that these students were called San Patricios. They were Irish expatriates who joined the Mexican Army.
Today, the curve along Sloat Boulevard near 39th Avenue is lined with quintessential Sunset stucco homes.
Long lines mirroring pandemic times at Denhard’s Market at 701 10th Avenue near Cabrillo Street.
Attentive readers may have noticed that I don’t write editorials. I’ll contribute a commentary from time to time, but I generally don’t share my opinions.
We need to support our veterans, and protect, preserve and expand our middle class.
Police Activity in the Sunset District, November 2021.
Police activity in the Richmond District, November 2021.
Every year, as the holiday season comes back around, barrels appear at fire stations across the City ready to overflow with stuffed animals, dolls and toys of every shape and size. This year, the San Francisco Firefighters’ Toy Program kicked off its Holiday Toy Drive on Nov. 29. All 44 fire stations have barrels to collect donations from community members.
In the last nine years, Inner Sunset resident Chris Duderstadt has designed, constructed and often artistically painted 144 public benches placed all over San Francisco, with a prominent presence in the Sunset and Richmond districts.
SF Board of Supervisors’ Audit Committee to Subpoena Financial Transaction Records Between SF Park Alliance, Rec. and Park￼
Financial transaction records between the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the non-profit San Francisco Parks Alliance are now the focus of a subpoena, after a unanimous vote by the Government Audit and Oversight Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
In 1874, House of Commons member Benjamin Disraeli declared: “Upon the education of the people of this country the fate of this country depends.” In the Nov. 9, 2021 Wall Street Journal, columnist Gerard Baker contemplated “sanity re-asserting itself” in the United States. He identified “lunacy” in our country as: “The capture of the public discourse by the lunacy of righteous wokery, in which math is racist, logic is a tool of white supremacy, merit is privilege and mothers are ‘birthing people.’”
What would we be singing on New Year’s Eve without Robert Burns?
Last week we confirmed the rumors that in fact people do seem to move out of the Richmond less frequently than they do SF in general and many other SF neighborhoods. But […]
If you are a senior or take care of a senior, or just care about seniors, now is the time to speak out and give your input as part of the citywide 2022 Dignity Fund Community Needs Assessment. Every four years, the SF Department of Disability and Aging Services (DAS) gathers feedback on the needs of older adults and people with disabilities so they can continue to improve how San Francisco residents are served and identify priorities for services.
Wow, I’ve never seen the residents of the Sunset District so fired up as they are over the continuing closure of the Upper Great Highway.