up Sailors at Beach Create Stink
Creating a stink and a curiosity in early April, huge numbers of By-the-Wind
Sailors, floating marine polyp hydroids, washed ashore over the entire
length of Ocean Beach, as well as beaches to the north and south.
Fight Plan they say Sacrifices Trees for Plants
An ambitious $17 million plan by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
to protect two endangered wild plants native to San Francisco is stirring
up so much controversy that even its author predicts it has little chance
of being implemented.
Police File New Charges Against
An ongoing police investigation into dozens of residential burglaries
in the Sunset District has led to new charges against one of three suspects
arrested by police in March.
Waterfalls Silent due to Energy Crisis
Huntington Falls, the majestic waterfall at Stow
Lake in Golden Gate Park, is no longer a daily treat for park patrons.
It is only running on weekends due to a request last summer by the San
Francisco Public Utilities Commission to conserve energy throughout
Gem and Mineral Society
a Sunset District Jewel
Perhaps it is a good thing that the doors to the San Francisco Gem and
Mineral Society are unmarked. If the club announced or publicized itself,
there may be too many curious onlookers with their faces pressed against
the windows. As of now there are no windows, so the meticulous and somewhat
magical craftsmanship of transforming rocks into dazzling works of art
continues - quietly.
the Rails a Labor of Love for Model Club Members
The only miniature railroad club in San Francisco is the Golden Gate
Model Railroad Club, located at the Randall Museum at 199 Museum Way.
"The Golden Gate Model Club is real cool. It's a big deal to see diesel
trains running on the tracks," said Nana, an employee at Randall. "Many
kids come on the Junior Engineer Day to operate and run the locomotives,
freight trains and diesel models.
Brian Casey: Bike
Commuters Rise to Challenge
James O. Clifford Sr.:
Growing Up in the Sunset's 'Desert'
Denis O'Leary: Police
M. Lee: Recent Tax Law Changes
Leland Yee: Local Schools
Are a Matter of Survival