Photos by Kevin Kelleher and Emily Trish/Kemily Visuals of “The Great Hauntway” Halloween event on the closed-to-traffic Upper Great Highway on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.
City leadership has been missing in action across a range of issues, so not surprisingly a San Francisco Chronicle opinion poll found Mayor London Breed with less than 25% favorability rating, and the Board of Supervisors with 12%.
Things to do and things to know in the Richmond and Sunset districts in November, 2022.
After reading the October issues of the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers and seeing multiple columnists sharing their voting recommendations that seem to skew to the right, I asked the editor if I could submit a progressive’s point of view of the issues. Thankfully, he was open to sharing my perspective.
It has been observed: “How do you know when a politician is lying?” The answer is: “When he (or she) opens his (or her) mouth!”
The four-weekend-long San Francisco Open Studios (SFOS), presented by ArtSpan, is celebrating its 48th year with a welcomed return to in-person showcases after a couple of years of SFOS events were truncated due to the pandemic. The final weekend, Nov. 12-13, will be centered in the Richmond District with more than a dozen artists participating, each with a unique approach to creating and presenting their art to the public with no buffers.
In June, Proposition A, the Muni Reliability and Street Safety Bond, lost by just one and a half percentage points. As former San Francisco District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer wrote in these pages back in July, it was a “wake up call” for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). I agree with her. Moments like this are a good time to reflect on and adjust our approach.
San Francisco Girls’ School (SFGS) is an independent high school with a mission to educate the next generation of innovators and leaders.
For decades, the City has been trying to solve the problem. It has tried removing public trash receptacles, increasing them and even outfitting them with sensors to let the SF Department of Public Works (DPW) know when they are full. Whatever is done, the problem never seems to abate.
The Franchise Tax Board (FTB) has begun to process the next group of Californians eligible for inflation relief payments, called the Middle-Class Tax Refunds. From now through mid-January, debit cards are being mailed out to help residents fight global inflation. These one-time payments are part of the $9.5 billion tax refunds going to most Californians.
Laguna Honda Hospital got a break when San Francisco City Attorney David Chiu’s fight with federal and California State authorities halted the eviction of more than 600 patients on Medicare or Medicaid until next February.
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I am retired and able to visit Golden Gate Park when I wish. However, there are retired girlfriends of mine who worked many years as civil servants in SF who do not enjoy that privilege.
Supervisor Gordon Mar recently announced the launch of an innovative initiative, Sunset Art@Work, a program aimed at promoting and supporting local small businesses and providing a platform for local artists to showcase their ideas and talents.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department rolled out improvements to the Waller Street Skate Park today—a project spearheaded by local skaters who helped shape its inclusive design that honors its street skateboarding roots.