Roundup/Letters to the Editor
Majestic Waterfalls Silent
due to Energy Crisis
Huntington Falls, the majestic waterfall at Stow
Lake in Golden Gate Park, is no longer a daily treat for park patrons.
It is only running on weekends due to a request last summer by the San
Francisco Public Utilities Commission to conserve energy throughout
Washed up Sailors at Beach
Creating a stink and a curiosity in early April, huge numbers of By-the-Wind
Sailors, floating marine polyp hydroids, washed ashore over the entire
length of Ocean Beach, as well as beaches to the north and south.
Neighbors Fight Plan they
say Sacrifices Trees for Plants
An ambitious $17 million plan by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
to protect two endangered wild plants native to San Francisco is stirring
up so much controversy that even its author predicts it has little chance
of being implemented.
District says Most Students
will get their School of Choice
According to schools' Superintendent Arlene Ackerman, the school district
is doing a better job this year placing students in a school of their
choice than it did last year.
Fire, Police Department Chaplain
likes Frenzied Pace
Reverend George Twigg-Porter's overflowing calendar is jam-packed for
an 81-year-old man.
Riding the Rails a Labor
of Love for Model Club Members
The only miniature railroad club in San Francisco is the Golden Gate
Model Railroad Club, located at the Randall Museum at 199 Museum Way.
"The Golden Gate Model Club is real cool. It's a big deal to see diesel
trains running on the tracks," said Nana, an employee at Randall. "Many
kids come on the Junior Engineer Day to operate and run the locomotives,
freight trains and diesel models.
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick:
Working on Pedestrian Safety, Budget
Ginny Kolmar: Clementine
John M. Lee: Recent Tax
Susan Silber and Kimery Leong:
Cabrillo Street Bike Lanes moving Forward
Pat French Swendsen:
World's Fair inspired Wild West Theme Show