As shelter-in-place restrictions begin to relax this month, one thing that is likely to continue for a while longer is the Safe Streets Program, the practice of closing certain streets to through car traffic.
Richmond and Sunset supervisors have asked Golden Gate Park’s General Manager Phil Ginsburg to review facilities in the park that could be used for homeless camps during COVID-19.
A month after the City banned motor vehicle through traffic on Lake Street between Second and 28th avenues, some locals are fine with the measures, while a lack of social-distancing etiquette among pedestrians and bicyclists makes others nervous.
Homeless encampments are appearing in the Richmond, where the city has provided three portable restrooms with wash stations.
A pilot program, approved at the state level, may bring recycling centers back to San Francisco.
Small Businesses in the Richmond are reeling from shelter-in-place orders that have left non-essential businesses struggling to survive.
As shelter-in-place orders are extended a number of small business owners struggle to stay open.
Tina Cen-Camaro and her husband Edwin Camaro have been helping get N95 masks in the hands of healthcare workers.
Construction gets green light despite critics’ concerns about affordability and environmental issues.
The George Washington High School Alumni Association won the first round in its court fight with the San Francisco Unified School District over a series of murals on the life of the first president, the school’s namesake.
All sexual assault charges against a former employee of the Edgewood Center for Children and Families in San Francisco’s Sunset District have been dropped for lack of evidence, although another former employee still faces unrelated charges alleging possession of child pornography.
Video from a public forum held on Feb. 22 at the Palace of Fine Arts Theater where panelists discussed the “Life of George Washington” murals at San Francisco’s George Washington High School. The murals are an ongoing source of controversy that has made international news.
Plans for San Francisco’s emergency firefighting water system have been expanded to include drafting water from Lake Merced, which could help the entire west side, especially since Sunset Reservoir water could be claimed by other peninsula water districts.
Thomas K. Pendergast, a reporter with the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers, was honored by the SF Press Club on Nov. 15 for his investigative reporting on the lack of water available for firefighting in San Francisco’s western and southern neighborhoods.