Blotter/Letters to the Editor
School Board Votes
to Rebuild Parkside School
Five years after making a commitment
to rebuild the Parkside Elementary School, the San Francisco Board of
Education gave the Sunset community an early Christmas present when
it agreed to start construction on the school by the fall of 2003.
Parties Agree to Let Taraval
Street Project Resume
The S.F. Board of Appeals lifted
a stop-work order imposed last August on a $2.8 million mixed-use project
in the Sunset District after neighbors and the project's owner reached
a compromise on the design of the building
UCSF Plans to Build New
The University of California at San Francisco
is advancing its plans for adding student housing at its Parnassus campus
and is planning work at three nearby sites.
Demolition of Central Freeway
San Francisco is launching a $45 million plan to
replace the Central Freeway, damaged in the 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake,
with a model that attempts to tackle the larger problems of transportation,
housing and pedestrian safety in transit-intensive neighborhoods.
Stern Grove, Pine Lake
Upgrade Plans Move Forward
The Stern Grove and Pine Lake
Improvement Project took a major step forward at the end of November
when the SF Recreation and Park Commission approved an initial conceptual
design for the 64-acre park.
Musee Mecanique Gets New Home
at Pier 45
San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown and supervisors
Tony Hall and Aaron Peskin dedicated a new space at Pier 45 Dec. 20
to house the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society and the Musee
Underground Garage in Golden
Gate Park Gets OK
The Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority
approved final design plans Dec. 6 for an underground garage in the
Music and Museum concourses in Golden Gate Park.
San Francisco voters approved the garage when they passed Proposition
J in 1998.
Conservatory of Music
Location Has Historic Roots
Today few people are aware
that a vital piece in the city's social service infrastructure was located
in the western part of the City, in the Outer Sunset District.
Yee: Tackling the Budget Crisis
S.F. Mayor Willie
Brown Jr.: Technology Improves City Services
Guide Dog Shows the Way
John M. Lee:
The Real Estate Year in Review
City Achieves Recycling Aim