Roundup/Letter to the Editor
Coronet Theater Replacement
Inside it is a familiar scene. A wrap-around screen and digital surround
sound broadcasts the ferocious noises of "The Matrix: Reloaded" to a
packed crowd. Movie posters outside promise upcoming summer blockbusters.
But this could be the last summer "coming soon" posters will adorn the
front of the Coronet Theatre at 3575 Geary Blvd. A planned demolition
next summer will reduce the number of movie theaters in the Richmond
District from five to four.
City to Use Non-profits to
Staff Rec. and Park Centers
Over the next five years the SF Recreation and Park Department will
enter into partnerships with nonprofits to run programs in as many as
25 recreation centers throughout the city, according to a top official
with the department.
PUC Moves to Remove Homeless;
Goats on Hold
The SF Water Department took the first step towards removing a large
homeless population from the hillside above the Laguna Honda Reservoir
May 28 by notifying squatters that they are trespassing on city property.
Zion Lutheran Celebrates a Century
Turn-of-the-century San Francisco was wild and wooly. It was also an
eclectic mix of hardworking immigrants representing diverse religious
convictions. Such was this unlikely environment for St. Paulus to begin
a branch Sunday School in the Richmond District, which was "rural" sand
dunes. By April of 1902, the first Lutheran Church service was held
at Richmond Hall, located at Fourth Avenue and Clement Street, led by
Reverend M.L. Liebe, MAL. On May 3, 1903, the German Zion Evangelical
Lutheran congregation was organized.
Academy of Sciences Celebrates
The California Academy of Sciences, which turned 150 years old in April,
is celebrating its past this year before it begins to evolve at the
end of the year into it's newest incarnation - set to open in 2008.
Cellist Beats Out 180 Applicants
for Top Symphony Job
What began with a simple "twinkle twinkle little star" has blossomed
into a rare opportunity as a career cellist for young Richmond District
resident Meeka Quan, who currently studies at the Cleveland Institute
of Music and just received a prestigious position with the Utah Symphony.
Sculpting in the Footsteps
Art, with its ability to inspire, reaches beyond barriers. Georgianna
Krieger knows exactly what that means.
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick:
Neighbors Work Together
Tong: Police Beat
John M. Lee: Real Estate