Dept. Faces Opposition Over Housing Proposal
City planners are facing strong opposition from neighbors, who fear
new proposals to promote affordable housing by increasing housing densities
along transit corridors will diminish the quality of life in their neighborhoods.
Bubble Tea the Rage on Taraval
Everyone in the store has one or is waiting to get one. It's non-alcoholic
and non-carbonated. It is the latest craze, a beverage, known as bubble
to Show After 20-year Battle
By Andy Sywak From the sand path leading downhill from 48th Avenue,
the boardwalk below looks like a curvy "Y" scribbled by a preschooler.
It forges a path over a sandy plain enclosed by a chain-link fence and
the steep ridges of Sutro Heights Park. Looking at the peerless views
of Ocean Beach to the south, it is no wonder that this piece of land
has been as disputed over as any in San Francisco.
Sunset Recreation Center
Serves for More Than 60 Years
In 1937, the three-acre site at 29th Avenue and Lawton Street was bought
for $50,676 and began as a playground. Built by the SF Recreation and
Park Department and the Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.), Sunset
Playground opened in 1940 with a small field house and volleyball, basketball
and tennis courts.
Artist Draws on Life's
Lessons to Create Artwork
Every Thursday morning a group of local artists, including painter and
muralist David Steinhardt, meet at the Corner Cup coffee shop in the
Sunset District to discuss art. At a recent meeting, a topic was brought
up concerning the experience of painting and what Steinhardt described
as a "loss of self" with his own work.
There's Life after Mime, in
Europe, for Bush Actor
Sunset District resident, Amos Glick, the doltish George Bush impersonator
for the San Francisco Mime Troupe, has not been assassinated or moved
- he has just taken the summer off.
Man's Odyssey Ends Right
Where it Began, at Home
The Webster Dictionary describes the word "odyssey" as a long wandering
marked by many changes of fortune.
Ma: Watching Over the City's Bond Money
M. Lee: Is It Time to Sell Your Home?