Slow in Sunset, Suspects at Large
A series of break-ins that had been targeting homes in
the city's Sunset and Richmond districts have dissipated and spread
to other neighborhoods after reaching "epidemic proportions"
in the spring of 2005.
The Parkside District officially celebrated its 100th
anniversary July 9. To mark the occasion, volunteers from Hands
on Bay Area and the Western Neighborhoods Project celebrated the
Parkside's centennial by delivering history booklets to residents'
New Gas Mains Going in
on Taraval St.
in August, a project aimed at replacing gas mains and relocating overhead
utilities underground will be affecting residents on the west end
of Taraval Street and the Great Highway.
Central Freeway Connector Gets Ready to Open
The new Octavia Boulevard is currently scheduled to open Sept. 9,
said Jose Luis Moscovich, executive director of the San Francisco
County Transportation Authority.
Community Activist Passes
Active Sunset District community member Tess Manalo-Ventresca passed
away July 11 at age 61 from complications after heart surgery.
Lake Merced Trail
The SF Recreation
and Park Department held a community meeting July 14 to solicit opinions
on plans for the proposed enhancement of trails around Lake Merced.
Sunset's Secret Garden
Serves Tea the Old-fashioned Way
With no promotional efforts, aside from word of mouth recommendations,
the Secret Garden Tea House has remained a quiet alcove on Lincoln
Way, between Eighth and Ninth avenues, for the past two years. Business
has been picking up, though. With very few similar tea houses in the
Bay Area, competition for patronage is scarce.
New Play to Honor
People Who Make Center Go
people think of heaven as a far off place. Yet for someone like activities
coordinator Ron Jones, heaven is right off Skyline Boulevard, at the
Janet Pomeroy Center.
M. Lee: Checking the State of Real Estate
Fiona Ma: Welcoming Youth to Our City
Assemblyman Leland Yee: Avenue
Bill Clears Hurdle