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photo: Maureen McGettigan

The Doctor is in: Retired psychiatrist Dr. Paul Lowinger poses in front of a portrait that he painted of Bill Clinton. Lowinger took seven years to write his book, "The Clintons Meet Freud, A Psychohistory of Bill, Hillary and Chelsea."

Supes Move to Restrict Access to Presidio Hospital
A battle that has been simmering for months over a controversial housing project planned for the Presidio boiled over in September after supervisors Jake McGoldrick and Michela Alioto-Pier sponsored a resolution to close off the entrances to the Presidio at 14th and 15th Avenues.

District 1 Candidates Busy Fighting for Votes
Richmond District electorate to choose supervisor by ranked choice voting
With a few notable exceptions, a "meet the candidates night" held in the Richmond District in September resembled a love-in more than a rigorous debate on the issues. 

Coalition Makes a Stand for Keeping Fathers/Children United
Contending that family laws, courts and regulatory polices often favor women in situations where parents live separately, the American Coalition for Fathers and Children (ACFC) seeks equality in resolving disputes over children.

Neighbors Need $1 million for Lot Near Ansel Adams' House
A group of Sea Cliff neighbors won a three-month reprieve from the SF Public Utilities Commission (PUC) in their fight to acquire a parcel of land they want to turn into a memorial for photographer Ansel Adams.

Renaissance woman a writer, photographer
Dianne Boate, truly a Renaissance woman, bounds with creativity.

Artists to Open Studios
Richmond District event Oct. 16, Oct. 17
In October, artists from across the Richmond District will open up their studios to exhibit and sell their creative endeavors.

Brown Pelicans Traverse Coast for Food, Shelter
Flying in formation over Ocean Beach, Californian Brown Pelicans make the journey north during the summer and fly south for the winter. They are just following the food, explained Brown Pelican expert Frank Gress, a University of California at Davis biology professor.

Author Dissects Clintons, Discovers Art Muse
After a career in medicine and psychiatry, Dr. Paul Lowinger has found a larger canvas to work with. This is his time to be an artist.

District 1 Supervisoral Candidates Speak to the Richmond:

Leanna Dawydiak
David Heller
Jake McGoldrick
Lillian Sing
Rose Tsai
Matt Tuchow


Paul Kozakiewicz: Get Dirty Campaign Tactics Out Of the Richmond

Capt. Sandra Tong: Police Beat

John M. Lee: When is the Right Time to Sell?

Judith Kahn: San Francisco's Midwinter Fair

Alexa Kielty: Plastic lids - yes; diapers - no (SF Dept. of Environment)

Florence Kwo: Embracing Cultural Roots

Assemblyman Leland Yee: 39th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act