When I could, I would bike or walk everywhere; in the park, on the beach and in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area. Not once did I think that the cars using the roadways in the park or along the UGH should be eliminated for those who wanted to go for a Sunday drive …
Letter to the Editor: Improved Shuttle Service Along JFK Drive
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department has just released a plan for improved shuttle service along JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park.
Letter to the Editor: United Irish Cultural Center has Big Plans for St. Patrick’s Day
Restrictions on cultural and arts institutional activities during the pandemic severely curtailed the gathering of people for concerts, shows, exhibitions, and eliminated all types of indoor programming like music classes, drama, theatre and dance instruction.
Letter to the Editor: Shut Out of Golden Gate Park
Regarding a proposed compromise, when has any legally protected group ever given up their civil and legal rights in the name of compromise?
Letter to the Editor: We Need Useful Responses to Climate Change
But throwing money into the ocean is less wasteful than what SF is doing right now. Sea levels are rising and NOAA has already mapped out large areas on SF’s east, north and west sides, plus Treasure Island, that will soon be underwater.
Letter to the Editor: Recology Responds to Set Record Straight
The column Recalls and Recology, Feb. 6, 2022, includes factually incorrect and misleading information
Letter to the Editor: Re-Center Public Education
centering public education. Let’s all Vote Yes on A, B, and C and Recall these three Commissioners. Let’s do this vote on Tuesday, Feb. 15 for the 49,000+ students.
Letter to the Editor: Trash Cans in the Richmond
I would like to suggest that all/most public trash receptacles be removed from the Richmond District.
Letter to the Editor: Upcoming Events to Complement Patrick Kelly ‘Runway of Love’ Exhibit
We have an exciting slate of virtual and on-site events this spring to complement the exhibition, which I thought might be of interest to you and your readers.
Letter to the Editor: Supporting Plan for GG Park’s Gardens’ Changes
These gardens have given us so much, especially in the last two years. This is a great time to give them the tools and organizational structure they need to be successful so they can keep serving all of us and our planet for decades to come
Letter to the Editor: Stop the Privatization of Our Park
In her latest “Commentary,” San Francisco Supervisor Connie Chan maintains that she is an acolyte of John McClaren’s concept of Golden Gate Park as a sanctuary from the hubbub of urban life and against the concept of “pay-to-play.” Yet, ironically, she ends up endorsing commercialization and steep admission fees.
Letter to the Editor: Compromise is Best Solution for JFK Drive
When I talk to the “Keep-JFK-Drive-closed” folks, they often end up agreeing that a compromise is a good solution.
Letter to the Editor: Looking Forward to Kopp’s Column
I look forward to Quentin L. Kopp’s monthly Commentary such as in the February 2022 issue: Recalls and Recology. Each monthly Commentary is the result of much knowledge, experience and research
Letter to the Editor: Reasons to Recall School Board Members
Here is an article by Heather Knight in the SF Chronicle and another OpEd piece by Matt Gonzalez in which he articulates his reasons for supporting the Feb. 15 recall of three Board of Education commissioners.
Letter to the Editor: SFUSD Board of Ed. Up to More Shenanigans
The SF Board of Education is up to more shenanigans, now creating a new zone-based school assignment policy that focuses more on neighborhoods but assesses the block-by-block racial/income/English proficiency make-up of zones.