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April 2004
 

 


photo: Maureen McGettigan

Happy Hamsters: Haley Arnold (right) and Sinclair O’Grady, students at Katherine Delmar Burke School, clean their invention for hamsters at Katherine Delmar Burke School's Invention Convention.

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Historical Photo

Supes Vote to Keep Central Fwy. on Track
The SF Board of Supervisors voted to keep the Central Freeway replacement project on track at its March 30 meeting.

Budget Cuts at Rec. & Park Dept. Could be 'Dramatic'
A top official with the SF Recreation and Park Department confirmed that a $9.2 million budget deficit will likely result in massive layoffs, the closing of recreation centers and delays in maintenance at parks throughout the city.

New Cafe to Open at Historic Beach Chalet
The Beach Chalet Brewery is known for its brews and views of the Ocean Beach coastline but visitors will soon get to see another side of the brewery and restaurant - the Golden Gate Park side.

100-year-old Plant thrives at Conservatory of Flowers
Displaying the plants of the tropical rainforest and the oldest vine on display in the City, the recently restored Conservatory of Flowers will be celebrating its 125th Anniversary this April.

Burke School in the Business of Educating Girls - For 95 years
Green trees, open fields and miles of forget-me-nots seems the ultimate environment for screaming girls in middies and skirts. This is Katherine Delmar Burke School, a place that aims to empower, encourage and educate young impressionable minds.

Rossi Playground Design Chosen
After carefully considering three options for remodeling Rossi Playground, Richmond District residents picked a design that features natural shapes for the new playground's theme.

COLUMNS:

Capt. Sandra Tong: Police Beat

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Central Fwy. Redux

Ann Kelly: Put a Little 'Pep' in your Business

John M. Lee: The Magic of Pricing

Jeff Swenerton: Geary Tansit Improvements

Alan Wong: Critics Play Race Card at School Board Meeting

Leland Yee: Protecting Our Homes, Families