Sunset Residents Fight Outer
Judah St. Starbucks
Trouble is brewing in the Outer Sunset
as residents and neighborhood coffeehouses band together against Starbucks'
plan to open a store at the corner of 44th Avenue and Judah Street.
$1.5 Billion Price Tag to Rebuild
Officials at the University of California
at San Francisco (UCSF) unveiled a long-term $1.5 billion plan to replace
the 526-bed Moffit/Long hospital at Parnassus Heights with a new state-of-the
art facility, citing the need for modern medical amenities and earthquake
Garage EIR Gets Thumbs Up; More Money Sought
Sweeping aside concerns over the demolition of an historic
Beaux Arts-style tunnel in July, the SF Planning Commission certified
an environmental report on a controversial plan to build an 800-space
parking garage underneath the music concourse in Golden Gate Park.
Feinstein School Plans
Going Out to Bid
A project to build a new school at the
site of the vacant Parkside Elementary School has moved within four
months of reality after years of uncertainty.
Commissioners Put Parkside
Library Expansion in Limbo
Supporters of expanding the
popular Parkside Branch Library ran into a setback when the SF Library
Commission effectively put a plan to enlarge the cramped branch library
on the back burner, citing concerns about dwindling budget reserves
and raising questions about the merits of the proposal.
Last Time Mars this Close: 60,000
Local astronomers and space aficionados have
been gearing up this summer to observe Mars, providing opportunities
for those interested in learning more or participating in the prime
observation opportunities this August.
Guerra Quality Meats: A Little
Bit of Italy in the Sunset
If you remember North Beach
in its Italian-American heyday, you will recognize Guerra Quality Meats
as a cultural descendent of the family markets that once dotted the
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