Note: For additional stories about the west side of San
Francisco, see the new issue of the Richmond Review.
Upset Over Plan to Lease Murphy Clubhouse
After spending $3.8 million from a 2008 voter-approved bond
to renovate the clubhouse and park at the J.P. Murphy Playground, some
citizens are fuming because the clubhouse remains locked and unused
unless they want to pay again.
Recycling Center Gets Eviction Notice
Neighbors and community groups in the Inner Sunset and Richmond
districts and Cole Valley are debating the impacts the closure of the
Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council's (HANC) recycling center in Golden
Gate Park will have on city residents.
Street Baskin-Robbins Closes
The long-standing Baskin-Robbins on Irving Street, with its
31 flavors of ice cream, closed on Dec. 15.
Seeks Public's Input about Future of City Transit
By 2035, the San Francisco Bay Area is expected to have added roughly
400,000 "new car trips," to its roads and highways as its population
increases. To address this, the San Francisco County Transportation
Authority (SFCTA) is putting together a San Francisco Transportation
Plan and looking for public input into the process over the next 12
Self Expression Helps Create Healthy Lifestyle
In the Outer Sunset District, artist Charles Denefeld, who
works under the pseudonym Carlo Grunfeld, shuffles nervously around
in his studio. Fiery portraits and nude figure paintings in royal purples,
deep forest greens and golden yellows warm the quaint space.
Carmen Chu: Muni Switchbacks Bad
M. Lee: Sunset Real Estate Year in Review