Photos and captions by Emily Huston.
On Sunday, April 17, a coalition of labor, faith, and community organizations and Supervisor Gordon Mar brought together hundreds of people in the Sunset District for a peaceful rally and march along the car-free Upper Great Highway in a powerful demonstration against hate and violence targeting the AAPI communities.
You don’t have to have lived in our neighborhood very long to realize that home burglaries have spiked dramatically since the pandemic began.
The Great Highway is “perfectly fine” in the same way the hideous Embarcadero Freeway was “perfectly fine” before it was demolished following the Loma Prieta earthquake.
A San Francisco Police Department hotline was created in order to increase SFPD language access for the Cantonese and Mandarin speaking Chinese community.
See selected works from the exhibit featuring artists Alexander Caldwell and Pablo Picasso at the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park, Feb. 27-May 23, 2021.
COVID-19 vaccine appointments available for people 65+ and people with disabilities.
As public spaces throughout San Francisco and Marin reopen as COVID restrictions are lifted the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank will be moving a number of Pop-up Pantry locations.
In this edition of my newsletter, you’ll find information on: COVID response and vaccine updatesCommunity events including upcoming town halls on transit projects, housing, virtual office hours, free laundry day, and more.
Could the district please re-consider permanently closing the UGH? I walked along it when it was closed to cars and found it was like walking in a parking lot …
Founded in 1935, City College was established to offer an accessible and quality education to all San Franciscans. Among the roles it served was training students for middle-skill jobs which require more than a high-school diploma, but less than a college degree.
he annual 420 celebration in Golden Gate Park has been cancelled for a second year due to the state and local restrictions on large gatherings, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced,
Registration for 60-minute lap swim times and drowning prevention classes at Sava Pool in the Sunset District and Martin Luther King Jr. Pool in the Bayview District will kick off Friday, April 16 at 8 a.m. at sfrecpark.org/register.
Six pairs of great blue herons are now sitting on their nests and incubating eggs in their island tree at Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake. In April, eggs will begin to hatch in the various nests and a cacophony of squawking will be heard far and wide.
Native to India, mangoes have been enjoyed by humans for millennia. K.T. Achaya, a food historian, writes that the mango is mentioned in old Sanskrit writings of Upanishada some 1000 BCE. It is called “Amra” which resembles “Aam,” the current Hindi word for mango.