Roundup/Letter to the Editor
No Majority in New Census
Hispanic, Black Populations Static
A new analysis of the 2000 census shows that whites now outnumber Asians
in the Richmond District, while the Hispanic and Black populations have
remained static or taken a slight dip.
Commission Gives Thumbs
up for Balboa St. Cellular Antennae Site
The SF Planning Commission approved a plan by Sprint PCS to put two
cellular antennae on top of a PG&E; substation at the corner of 24th
Avenue and Balboa Street.
Anza Library Closed for
Since March 14, the Anza Branch Library, located at 550 37th Ave., has
been closed. The library, opened in 1932 as a Special Works Project,
will not reopen until July. That is because the City has been modernizing
wiring at the dilapidated facility.
Out-of-control Weed Growth
Choking Pine Lake
Though seemingly idyllic, the patches of pleasant looking plants growing
on the surface of Pine Lake at Stern Grove are actually unwanted weeds
which threaten to cover the surface of the lake, altering the lake's
ecology - and that is only one of the lake's problems.
Parkside School $8.8 Million
Short; City May Help
Supervisor Leland Yee made the cash-strapped San Francisco Unified School
District an offer it may find hard to refuse: City resources to help
rebuild Parkside Elementary School.
O'Brien Illuminates San Francisco
Parkside District resident Anne O'Brien Hickey was undaunted when publishers
rejected her original manuscript.
Under Chef's Guidance, Youth
Create Culinary Treats
Roberta DesBouillons, founder and chief chef at Apron Springs, "the
future chefs of America are coming from the Richmond District."
Legends of Lands End
Tour Brings History to Life
History is not a subject that stirs enthusiasm in too many people. For
most it revives memories of trance-like hours in the classroom, interrupted
only by the recess bell.
Springer: Police Beat
Maria Baird: What Do
You Know About Batteries?
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick:
It is Time to Fight for District's Budget Priorities
John M. Lee:
Mortgage Interest Rates
Wanted - Big-hearted San Franciscans
Paul Kozakiewicz: Newspapers
Flourish in Garden of the Future
Mark Westlund: Wealth
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