The Riptide website describes the watering hole, built in 1941, as being “on the edge of the western world.” It is located on a stretch of Taraval near the Great Highway that has become increasingly crowded with popular shops and eateries.
When a raucous meeting about plans for the L-Taraval Improvement Project did not go as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) had hoped, they went back to the drawing board to reassess the plan and have now scheduled another meeting.
Press Release from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), August 1, 2019.
The ADU Incentives program provides a suite of services – including financing – for homeowners to create an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in their single family home.
Grandview Park does indeed have the grandest views in San Francisco. A lot of them, at least. Known to locals as Turtle Hill, this peak at the intersection of 14th Ave. and Moraga (sort of, it’s a maze up there) offers a sweeping vista from Ocean Beach to the Financial District, as well as dizzying perspectives on the steps cascading down the hill.
Lucca’s Foods Deli & Wine Shop, was unanimously approved on July 22 by the San Francisco Small Business Commission for the Legacy Business Registry.
On July 16, the SF Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a package of legislation sponsored by Supervisor Gordon Mar and Mayor London Breed to fully fund the Free City College Program for the next decade.
On July 15, at the Board of Supervisors Rules Committee meeting, Supervisor Gordon Mar held a hearing on the Sunlight on Dark Money initiative to address issues of political corruption and financial disclosures in San Francisco politics.
Starting this month, construction is going to begin on Taraval Street as SFMTA/Muni begins a two- to three-year construction project ripping up Taraval Street to install new sewer lines, and then repaving Taraval Street, reinstalling the overhead lines and tracks, building the boarding islands, etc.
I am writing in response to the recent commentary by Quentin Kopp about the state of the District Attorney’s race and to correct the record on multiple counts.
Presidio Picnic on July 21 features the Amor do Samba Group, a San Francisco-based samba dance and music ensemble dedicated to promoting Afro-Latin culture through the performing arts.
Bring your story ideas, feedback, suggestions, questions, calendar items and advertising inquiries. We are also welcoming new writers and photographers to find out about freelance opportunities. One Richmond storefront, 802 Clement St. Every second Tuesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m.
Someday another earthquake of the magnitude that hit San Francisco in 1906 is expected to strike again. A bond proposal to expand an emergency water system for fighting fires that will likely follow a massive quake was passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
There are now four choices: the two best with genuine experience in criminal law and belief in law enforcement are Leif Dautch and Nancy Tang. The two worst are Deputy Public Defender Chesa Boudin, a champion of illegal immigration which results in more work for public defenders at taxpayer expense and Suzy Loftus, the City Hall establishment favorite, weaned on the public trough as the sheriff’s attorney, who doesn’t prosecute crimes.
The creation of the Great Highway in the 19th century gave horse riders and buggy drivers a broad road to enjoy at Ocean Beach. This circa 1905 view shows a couple rolling by the U.S. Life Saving Service (predecessor of the Coast Guard) complex and North Windmill of Golden Gate Park.