Parkside Library Gets
OK to Rebuild, Expand
In a strange turn of events triggered by the city's budget crisis, the
SF Library Commission agreed to do something it refused to do months
ago - spend $500,000 of library bond funds to expand the Parkside Branch
Complaints Pour In From Those
Opposed to New Sava Pool Plans
Speakers at a public meeting concerning a plan to rebuild Sava Pool
at 19th Avenue and Wawona Street were interrupted by several waves of
emotional and critical outbursts from about five members of the audience,
who opposed various aspects of the preliminary designs that were unveiled.
Spur Walk to Educate Merchants:
Businesses could be hit with fines for ADA non-compliance
Armed with a grant from the City, small business owners, disability
advocates and Supervisors Fiona Ma and Jake McGoldrick walked the streets
in the Richmond and Sunset districts in January to educate small business
owners who may be vulnerable to disability access lawsuits.
Sunset Writer's New
Book Redefines Leisure
Can only the wealthy live a life of leisure? Dean LaTourrette doesn't
believe so and he has some compelling reasons why everyone should lead
a more leisurely lifestyle. "Mastering the art of leisure provides something
that everyone wants - greater peace of mind," says LaTourrette.
Inner Sunset Resident to
Show Film at International Festival
Inner Sunset District resident Sonya Shah believes San Francisco is
a natural fit for her. "I love this city because it is steeped in film,"
Shah said, smiling. "I feel very comfortable here."
of the Monkey rings in Lunar New Year
February may seem early for spring cleaning,
but not when you are celebrating Chinese New Year, whose celebration
began Jan. 22 and ends Feb. 7 and ushers in the Year of the Monkey.
Sunset Branch Library
Moves Toward Landmark Status
The proposal to designate the Sunset Branch Library as a historical
landmark moved forward when the SF Planning Commission gave it the nod
Jan. 15. Noted as "landmark number 239," the formal documentation the
Planning Commission reviewed is a basic outline of the library's contribution
to the local community.
Capt. Keith Sanford: Police
Ma: Slow Down, Look Around
M. Lee: Effect of Politics on Real Estate
Yee: Feng Shui - Living in Harmony with the Environment