Blotter/Letters to the Editor
Parkside Library Plan: No
Money to Expand
Sunset District residents packed into the Parkside Branch Library in
mid-May to get their first glimpse of plans to renovate the popular
library and learned that any plan that includes an expansion of the
building would put the project $500,000 over budget.
Moves to Remove Homeless; Goats on Hold
The SF Water Department took the first step towards removing a large
homeless population from the hillside above the Laguna Honda Reservoir
May 28 by notifying squatters that they are trespassing on city property.
to Use Non-profits to Staff Rec. and Park Centers
Over the next five years the SF Recreation and Park Department will
enter into partnerships with nonprofits to run programs in as many as
25 recreation centers throughout the city, according to a top official
with the department.
Parkside Square Playground
Renovation Project Begins
Work began in late May on a $991,600 project to replace Parkside Square's
playground with a modern play area that will be larger, safer and easier
Breakfast Club a Tasty Treat
for Edgewood Children
In 1851, Mrs. R. H. Waller rescued five orphaned children whose parents
died of cholera on their way to seek their fortune during the Gold Rush.
Shortly after, she founded the San Francisco Orphan Asylum.
Beats Out 180 Applicants for Symphony Job
What began with a simple "twinkle twinkle little star" has blossomed
into a rare opportunity as a career cellist for young Richmond District
resident Meeka Quan, who currently studies at the Cleveland Institute
of Music and just received a prestigious position with the Utah Symphony.
of Sciences Celebrates 150th Anniversary
The California Academy of Sciences, which turned 150 years old in April,
is celebrating its past this year before it begins to evolve at the
end of the year into it's newest incarnation - set to open in 2008.
Capt. Keith Sanford: Police
Ma: Recap of Community Press Conferences
M. Lee: Real Estate Reality
Assemblyman Leland Yee:
Budget Revision: Right Direction?
Ina Shlez: With Summer,
Comes the Smog