Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
In November, the Chinatown Youth Center (CYC) successfully launched its second Richmond District “basic tablet and smart phone operation class” for Cantonese speakers, which resulted in the graduation of 20 people.
As the holiday season gets into full swing, the use of lights and decorations is universal to just about everyone. Whether going all out or to display a simple string of lights, people need to take cautionary steps to avoid fire danger, according to Capt. Alec Balmy, a community outreach team leader for the SF Fire Department.
The SF Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Visual and Performing Arts Department celebrated kindergarten through 12th grade dance programs by hosting a Dance Showcase at Presidio Middle School on Nov. 7.
The complications of dealing with the homeless population were explored at a community meeting on Nov. 1, hosted by District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer, where she gathered city officials to address the public.
At a public board meeting in late September, project proposers presented concepts to create a “campus for change,” and to “address the significant environmental and/or social challenges of our time.”
A new building proposed for the 3600 block of Sacramento Street got the green light from the SF Planning Commission in spite of substantial neighborhood opposition, mostly amid concerns about how it will affect nearby businesses.
The San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s touring production of “The Comedy of Errors” comes to Playland at 43rd (1360 43rd Ave.) on Sunday, Nov. 4.
A new “storm-water schoolyard” has begun operation at Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary School.
A fire that broke out in an Inner Sunset District home on Oct. 23 was extinguished by the SF Fire Department, but not before it killed a woman, sent a man to the hospital and left six people, including a child, without a residence.
When my November Voter Pamphlet arrived in the mail I marveled at how thin it was this time around. There are only five ballot measures for San Francisco voters to decide and 11 for the state.
In an out-sourcing economy where it seems just about everything, including major appliances, is made cheap, Noriega Furniture stands firm on a commitment to quality and customer service. And it has been that way for the past 70 years.
“It’s a place where older people can enjoy an inexpensive and safe Friday evening and enjoy the company of others,” says Lisa Brinkmann, the San Francisco chapter’s president.
Police activity in the Sunset District last month.
I want to thank everyone who attended our SF Police Commission presentation at St. Ignatius College Preparatory on Oct. 17. We had a great number of attendees, including a class of criminal justice students.