photo: Maureen McGettigan
Adventurous Artists: There are four women
artists who share two adjacent studios on Eighth Avenue, where
they create their works of art. They are, from left to right,
Elizabeth Barlow, Susan Bostrom-Wong and Susan Marineau.
Stigma Viewed as Major
Villain in Curtailing Teen Suicide
The moment Kevin Hines leapt off the Golden Gate
Bridge he knew he had made a terrible mistake. Plummeting toward
almost certain death, unable to breath because of the speed
of his descent, he suddenly realized that he didn't really want
to die. He wanted to live.
New Entrance for
Park Garage Gets OK
The SF Recreation and Park
Commission gave its stamp of approval to a controversial plan
to build a southern entrance to an underground parking garage,
now under construction in Golden Gate Park, which begins in
the Inner Sunset District.
Rec. and Park Cuts
Could Damage Popular Programs
Thirty-one employees of the SF Recreation and
Park Department were handed pink slips in November, forcing
deep cuts in popular programs for children and seniors in the
Richmond and Sunset districts.
Plan for Former Hospital Deficient
Newsom weighed-in on the side of Richmond residents in their
battle with the Presidio Trust over a large housing development
the Trust wants to build at the site of the former Public Health
Service Hospital by calling the project's environmental study
a deeply-flawed document.
Crime Rate Climbs,
Traffic Collisions Down
During a meeting of
the SF Police Commission held in the Richmond District Oct.
27, Richmond Police Station Capt. Sandra Tong gave the commission
and members of the public an update on local crime issues.
Takes a Trip Back in Time to Celebrate History
On Saturday, Nov.
6, The Richmond/Senator Milton Marks Branch Library on Ninth
Avenue celebrated its 90th anniversary. The event made the year
1914 a bit more tangible with silent movie showings, snacks
from the era, a history quiz and a musical performance by banjo
player Scott Anthony.
Sandra Tong: Police Beat
John M. Lee: Real
Estate Market Review
Big Budget Cuts are Coming
Narai Thai (Restaurant
Canadian Drugs - Facts & Myths