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.
I examined the single-family home markets in the Richmond and Sunset districts because these two markets generally track very closely together and compared them against the data in San Francisco as a whole.
Summer is upon us. Kids are out of school, back home from college and many adults, parents or not, are planning on taking time off work and are dreaming of far off or local destinations and sunny summer vacations.
When we invest in walking and biking infrastructure, we’re investing in public health, public safety, placemaking. and the environment.
Police activity in the Sunset District.
One of the grandest statues in Golden Gate Park has been a part of its history over the last 131 years.
An open house titled the “Parnassus Heights Re-Envisioning Process” was held on June 12 to lay out the plans for a 30-year project in which the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Parnassus campus will be renovated, updated and expanded by 30 percent in order to keep up with the advances of modern medicine and science.
A “master plan” released by the San Francisco Department of Public Works (DPW) will include improvements like a new recycled water irrigation system, removal of hazardous trees, adding wild flowers and drought-tolerant plants and repairing the sidewalks.