Richmond Review: October 2002
Richmond Roundup/Police Blotter/Letters
to the Editor
North Lake Repair Delays Cause
Costs to Balloon
Ten years after voters approved a $76 million bond measure to restore
Golden Gate Park to its former glory, work has finally gotten underway
to rehabilitate North Lake, but the delay has proven costly. In fact,
it will cost taxpayers triple what a report by the SF Department of
Public Works estimated it would cost to fix the problems in 1994.
Controversy Erupts Over Design
for Bison Paddock
After months of acrimony between members of a volunteer group and the
City over an $800,000 plan to build a new paddock for the bison that
live in Golden Gate Park, a compromise plan is being hammered out.
Living in the Richmond District
Good for "Fog Files"
Radio personality Peter Finch has a distinct undulating voice that
is easily recognizable to thousands of Bay Area residents who listen
to KFOG. But if you saw him on the street, you might mistake him for
any other Richmond District resident.
Surfriders Host Annual Cleanup
at Ocean Beach
With Indian Summer in progress and Ocean Beach showing signs of overuse,
the local chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is taking efforts to provide
stewardship and help cleaning up the beach.
Lots of "Green" Energy
at Richmond Pre-school
The Argonne Child Development Center (ACDC), located at 750 16th Ave.,
between Cabrillo and Fulton streets, is a preschool in the Richmond
District and San Francisco's first "eco-friendly" school.
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick:
We Must Rebuild Our Water System
Paul Kozakiewicz: Time to End Monopoly on City's Legal Advertising Contract
John M. Lee: Real Estate Bubble - Or Not?
Police Beat: Capt. Patricia Jackson