Photos from an active and productive 2022.
I would like to inform you that my friend, Craig Sano, has closed his business, Gazebo Florist, 201 Clement St. (at Third Avenue).
There can be no doubt about the result: People want car free areas in San Francisco.
On Monday, Nov, 14, McCoppin Elementary students participated in the Ruby Bridges Walk to School Day for the very first time. Families were invited to celebrate Ruby Bridges’ legacy, along with the teachers, staff and students.
George Washington High School’s (GWHS) class of spring 1947 celebrated its 75-year reunion on Nov. 4, 2022, at the Basque Cultural Center in South San Francisco. The 1947 class was the first 75-year reunion of any GWHS class.
Thanksgiving celebrations in the U.S. started with Native Americans and Europeans sharing food after the harvest. However, many people today do not realize the vital role the Natives played in cultivating crops such as corn, squash, beans, tomatoes, and berries and sharing this knowledge with the pilgrims.
The November 2022 election is over. Now comes the easy part – analyzing the results. I’ll add my voice to the chorus of those trying to make sense of voter sentiment in the last contest of an election-filled year.
Our campaign has never asked for individual donations, because keeping SF clean doesn’t require more money – what we need is more people to be the change and act.
Ever since I wrote about the mortgage interest rates going up from 3% to 4.5% a couple of months ago and how that translates to the amount of real estate a buyer can purchase, I have been getting many questions on how that looks now that the interest rate is around 6.5 to 7%.
Your readers may be interested in a lecture about San Francisco’s Residence Parks on Nov. 30, 2022, 4:30 p.m. in the Department of Art + Architecture, University of San Francisco, Maraschi Room, Fromm Hall, 2130 Fulton St. Free to the public.
I really enjoy talking with readers of the Richmond Review and look forward to meeting new people at the event. Unfortunately, I needed to cancel the October meeting. I caught COVID!
Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
The two homes and the gas station on the corner of Second Avenue and Balboa Street have all been demolished for apartment buildings. In 1951, the basement of 26 Balboa St., center, housed the Helene Hardin Theatrical Talent Agency.
Cartoon by Paul Kilduff.
A lot of issues on the ballot are being driven by political ideologues and organizations that have a narrow point of view. There is betrayal, the violation of ethical and moral standards, public giveaways and poison pills.