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Photo: Philip Liborio Gangi
Passionate Potter: Eileen Goldenberg creates
unique pottery for the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum store.
Artist Creates Museum-quality Pottery
Eileen P. Goldenberg is definitely not a starving
artist. At 52, she is an accomplished potter, successful businesswoman
and emerging encaustic painter.
Serial Burglars Caught,
Police Returning Property
Since Sept. 13, San Francisco police officers have arrested
three men believed to be key players in the "tunnel-home-entrance
burglaries," a string of robberies that plagued homes in the
Sunset, Richmond and Ingleside districts between January and November.
Donaghy's Pub Closes after being
Cited, to Reopen as The Dubliner
Two years ago Molly Malone's Irish Pub on Lincoln Way was sold, changed
its color from green to red and became Donaghy's. This past November,
Donaghy's was sold and painted black with gold trim on the way to
becoming another Irish pub-incarnation called The Dubliner.
Artist, Teacher Thinks Big
for Public Art Projects
Barr is a talented ceramic-tile artist who has created impressive
public art projects in Ireland, England and San Francisco.
of Safety Project Starts
A Community Action Plan based on a pedestrian safety
study, conducted by the Sunset District Neighborhood Coalition and
dubbed "4 a Safer Sunset," was presented at a Town Hall
Meeting Nov. 10 at the Sunset Recreation Center.
Civil War Comes Alive for
Students at United Irish Cultural Center Event
As most kids were sitting inside their classrooms on an
unusually hot Nov. 16 morning, some lucky elementary and middle school
students participated in a "hands on" living history experience
of the American Civil War.
Streetcars Once Rumbled
through Golden Gate Park
Walking Tours Bring Richmond History to
"Why shouldn't 20,000 of the dwellers of our city find their
way to the ocean beach every Sunday afternoon? The comparatively few
who can afford the expense make a trip at least once a season to the
ocean at Monterey, Santa Cruz or some other nice spot on the coast,
but close at hand there is a stretch of ocean beach that is equal
to any of the more popular destinations that are farther off. A railroad
passing the Golden Gate Park and terminating at the Ocean Beach would
surely be an immense success." This quote appeared in the "San
Francisco Newsletter and California Advertiser" Aug. 28, 1880.
Grannan: The School Application Process
John M. Lee: Real Estate
Year in Review
Fiona Ma: The Season of Giving
Assemblyman Leland Yee: Year-end