Blotter/Letters to the Editor
Outer Sunset Housing
Project Scaled Back
A plan to convert the closed Rivendell School in the Outer Sunset District
into housing and commercial space was pared down Oct. 1 by the SF Board
of Supervisors. The site, located at 4501 Irving St., was originally
given the green light for a four-story structure, 40 feet tall, with
10 units of housing.
Threatens to Halt VA Research Center
A coalition of four local organizations put the VA Medical Center on
notice in September that it will file a lawsuit to stop the medical
center from building a new 200,000-square-foot research center at its
Fort Miley site if the VA continues to violate federal laws.
Baseball Player Hopes for Successful Career in 'Big Leagues'
Matthew Kauffman was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the last
draft and he just finished his first season in Vero Beach, Florida,
playing for the minor league team Great Falls Dodgers. He knows he has
a lot ahead of himself, learning the nuances of the game both on and
off the mound.
Takes Patience, Steady Stroke With the Rod
Maurice Holloway thrusts the fly at the end of his fishing line across
one of the three casting pools at Golden Gate Park. Is he going to reel
in the catch of the day? No. These pools exist for the purpose of practicing
Duel Took Place Near Lake Merced in 1859
Nestled between the San Francisco Golf Club
and the southern tip of Lake Merced is a California Registered Landmark
that offers lessons in Civil War history, California politics and the
importance of gun safety. It was here, in a wooded dell, that California's
last public duel took place in 1859 between David Terry, a state Supreme
Court justice, and David Broderick, a veteran politician and California
School for Self Healing
Celebrates 20th Anniversary in Sunset District
For Sunset District residents who are aching, run-down, stressed-out,
tense, uncoordinated or squinting as they read this, the School for
Self-Healing (SSH) might be able to help.
Man's Quest to Save the Earth's Diversity
Capt. Michael Yalon: Police
Goldman: Bulky Items? One Call Does it All
M. Lee: Tragedy Also Effects Real Estate
Westlund: Critter-proof Your Home
Important for City to Hit Recycling Goals