Police activity in the Sunset District in October 2021.
The celebration of Thanksgiving in the United States supposedly started with Native Americans and Europeans sharing food at a harvest celebration. However, many people today do not realize the important role played by the Native Americans in cultivating many crops such as squash, corn, beans, tomatoes, potatoes, and berries and sharing this knowledge with the pilgrims. It should be acknowledged that these farming lessons most likely insured the newcomers’ survival.
Things to do and subjects of note on San Francisco’s west side.
On a sunny, picture-perfect day, vendors, community members and youth from throughout the Sunset and San Francisco gathered to celebrate the Sunset District.
Cartoon by Ralph Lane.
Link to photos from Outstde Lands 2019. TOP
The United Irish Cultural Center of San Francisco (UICC) submitted plans to the San Francisco Planning Department for a new six-story building to replace its current home. Fundraising has begun for the $65 million project.
The second phase of the Taraval Street revamp is set to start next year, after a $57.2 million contract to fund it was awarded to the contractor by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) Board of Directors.
San Francisco continues to face an unprecedented housing affordability crisis. With the exception of the brief dip in the rental housing market during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s harder and harder for working families to afford to live in San Francisco.
Professor William Shughart of Utah State University described accurately the inaccuracy of “characterizing government spending as investment.” He reminded us public entities don’t “undertake projects based on expected rates of return, payback or any other sound financial criteria.”
he mission of Sunset Forward is “to stabilize low- and moderate-income families and seniors in the Sunset, enhancing community connection and quality of life for all by addressing unmet needs in housing, transportation, and neighborhood businesses and services.”
Sponsored: The SF Public Utilities Commission, a Civic Disaster – From Corruption to Conflagration – How They are ‘MOC-ing’ the Richmond and Sea Cliff
Four years ago, in the November 2017 issue of the Richmond Review, there appeared an article entitled “Plan to Protect Neighborhoods Abandoned: Lack of water to fight fires in southern and western neighborhoods after a major quake could result in a firestorm, like the 1906 disaster.”
How did a statue “that may be too strong for the prudes” wind up in Golden Gate Park? Here is the story of The Cider Press statue across from the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park.
Those who view the weekday re-opening of the Great Highway as a change for the worse completely ignore the fallout of the decision to close the Great Highway in the first place.
Our webpage is www.greathauntway.com, and the event is Oct. 31, 3-6 p.m. at Taraval.