Note: For additional stories about the west side of San
Francisco, see the new issue of the Richmond Review.
Unwashed' Feared on Mt. Sutro Trail
Fires started at homeless encampments by the dope-smoking "great unwashed,"
muggers and falling trees were among several concerns raised at a meeting
about whether or not a trailhead leading into Mt. Sutro's eucalyptus
forests should be reopened on Stanyan Street, just south of 17th Street.
School Blaze Destroyed Facility 50 Years Ago
His business card says he is a member of the Bittermans Club, established
June 1, 1959. That's the day 50 years ago that police accused Magid
Bateh of setting a fire that destroyed Jefferson School, a neighborhood
stalwart at the corner of 19th Avenue and Irving Street.
to Renovate Sunset Rec. Center Moving Forward
The Sunset Playground and Recreation Center at 28th Avenue and Lawton
Street entered into its Phase 1 planning stage for renovation in February.
Youth Learn Valuable Life Lessons
Because youth are outdoors more during the summer, Sunset District
police officers and firefighters visited children at the Noreiga Child
Development Center June 12 to talk about how good reading and thinking
skills help keep them street-safe.
Briefs Sunset Demos on Budget
Even though California State Sen. Leland Yee arrived late, he was well-received
by those who gathered to hear him speak at the Taraval Police Station
on June 24.
Celebrates 100 Years Serving Golden Gate Heights
As members of the Sunset Heights Association of Responsible People
(SHARP) celebrate the building of their new clubhouse on Ninth Avenue,
they also reflect upon the organization's long-standing history in the
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