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.
Long before children soared in the swings of the West Sunset Playground, an 1868 city map showed the San Francisco’s west portion known as the Outside Lands with numerous lots reserved for public purposes such as parks and school buildings. Only two plots were reserved for parks in the Sunset District; what became McCoppin and Parkside Squares. The rest were purchased over time.
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.
Don’t try to pigeonhole Sonny Smith. He is a musician, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, illustrator, playwright and fiction writer. Now, since he started his own record label, Rocks in Your Head last fall, he can add discoverer of talent and promoter to the list his skills.
Vallie Brown’s life story might make an interesting screenplay one day. From her humble roots in Utah to her artists’ collective in the Haight to being appointed to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Brown’s path has been unique and eventful.
Things to do in San Francisco’s Richmond and Sunset districts in August, 2019.
When visitors stroll around the Golden Gate Park Concourse, containing the de Young Museum, Japanese Tea Garden, California Academy of Sciences and the Spreckels Temple of Music (better known as “the Bandshell”), they might be surprised to learn that all of it was once part of a Midwinter International Exposition 125 years ago.
It’s back to the future with the Sunset Sketchers this Saturday morning (8/3) at Stonestown Galleria. The mall offers soaring architecture, flashy retail and people, people, people. (Also: food). Join us with a sketchbook from 10 a.m.-noon.