Roundup/Letters to the Editor
to Ban Traffic from Music Concourse Bowl
A proposal currently under consideration to ban cars from the Music
Concourse in Golden Gate Park would create significant problems, according
to a traffic study commissioned by the City.
Rossi Playground Architect Quits,
Project Stays in Limbo
Plans to renovate Rossi Playground remain on hold after a dispute over
who would assume liability for the design work forced the architect
to abandon the project.
Stow and Spreckels Lakes to
Stow Lake and Spreckels Lake will be the latest sites to benefit from
the Golden Gate Park Master Plan when restoration work begins in October.
Public Service Hospital Scenarios
Three developers proposing a variety of scenarios for rehabilitating
the historic Public Service Hospital in the Presidio were selected as
finalists in what promises to be the second largest project undertaken
at the Presidio since the military's departure.
Hearst's Stones Still
Cast Shadow at Golden Gate Park
Behind the Succulent Gardens in the Arboretum, up a tiny hill from the
Redwood grove, lies a weedy lot that spills into a chain link fence.
At first glance, a bright blue porta-potty is the only noticeable landmark
in this unmanicured part of the park. Lying before the portable toilet
is a motley collection of stones, piled in no particular order. While
many turn out to be common slabs of concrete, a couple of carved pillars
catch the eye. Few would guess that these are the abandoned remnants
of a building several hundred years older than San Francisco.
Rally Against Alleged Hate
Community leaders came together Aug. 11 to protest an alleged hate crime
that occurred on Taraval Street.
Inspiring Students Motivates
School Board Member
There are 60,000 students in the San Francisco Unified School District,
but they all share the same best friend. She is a hyperactive big kid
who likes rock climbing, surfing and running marathons. Meet San Francisco
Board of Education Commissioner Sarah Lipson.
Couple Now Has Personal Stake
in Fighting Disease
Oleg Nodelman and his wife Heather, both 26, signed up like hundreds
of others to train for a triathlon with the popular Team In Training
(TNT), an endurance sport and fundraising program for The Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society. But after eight weeks of training, and one month before
his Lake San Antonio Wildflower triathlon in May, Oleg made a doctor's
appointment for himself.
Police Chief Prentice Sanders:
Community Policing is a Good Reform
Tong: Police Beat
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick:
Parking, Parking, Parking
John M. Lee: Effect of
New Real Estate Law
Assemblyman Leland Yee:
AB504: Respect for Parks, Open Spaces