An anonymous wit declared: “Capital punishment is when the government taxes you to get capital so that it can go into business in competition with you and then taxes the profit on your business in order to pay its losses.”
Things to do on San Francisco’s west side in September, 2019.
The Prayerbook Cross in Golden Gate Park is quietly celebrating its 125th birthday this year. The mostly hidden concrete cross is located in the heart of the park surrounded by trees, above Rainbow Falls alongside John F. Kennedy Drive, just east of the Crossover Drive overpass.
UCSF is convening the Advisory Committee for the Future of UCSF Parnassus Heights, comprised of community stakeholders, leaders, neighbors, merchants and representatives from city agencies and non-profits to explore the plan, help identify potential effects of the CPHP implementation and advise on neighborhood concerns and opportunities.
Forecast of Work Planned for August 26-September 6, 2019.
Starting Thursday, August 15, traffic pattern on lower Great Highway between Ulloa and Santiago streets will be changed. Northbound travel lane on lower Great Highway will be rerouted to 48th Avenue for two blocks between Ulloa and Santiago streets. Southbound travel lane will continue on lower Great Highway as usual. This will be in effect until project completion in 2022.
The votes have been tallied and by more than 50% of the votes, option B- retain more parking, is the winning vote.
Sketches by Liz Scotta.
Outside Lands, 2019. Photos from day three, Sunday, Aug. 11.
Photos from day one of the Outside Lands concert in Golden Gate Park. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.
Stern Grove photos by Gui Oliveira. August 4, 2019.
In a city infamous for its astronomical rent and high cost of living, it is rare to hear a San Francisco neighborhood described as being reminiscent of a small Midwestern town.
It’s August, which means the SF Board of Supervisors has ended its Spring legislative season, culminating in the passage of the single most important ordinance we vote on: the City’s $12 billion budget.
Police activity in the Sunset District.
Tartine Bakery recently opened a new location in the Inner Sunset, near Ninth Avenue and Irving Street.
The San Francisco-founded, James Beard award-winning eatery began 17 years ago in the Mission District as a place for bakers to “bring bread with an old soul into the lives of our friends in California,” according to the shop’s website.