September 2004


Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/
Historical Photo/Letter to the Editor

photo: John Oppenheimer

Richmond "Bard": Richmond District resident Susan Sibbet is an author and
poet who has read to thousands of Bay Area youth.

Neighbors Call for Ouster of Golden Gate Park Refueling Station
A plan by the SF Recreation and Park Department to put a compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Golden Gate Park has run into opposition from members of the Sierra Club and park employees.

Cook St. School for Dropouts Draws Fire
The SF Unified School District (SFUSD) has announced that a district-owned site, located at 20 Cook St. in the Laurel Heights, will be used to house a high school re-entry program entitled "Get Out And Learn" (GOAL).

Park Death Ruled a Suicide
Firefighters make grisly discovery in burning car
Police have identified the body found in a suspicious car fire in Golden Gate Park as that of Rodney De La Cruz, 26, and believe that his death was a suicide.

"Richmond Bard" Inspired by 38-year-long Love Affair
Her cuisine is poetic, her poetry delicious.
Life and art are savory feasts for the beloved bard of the Richmond, Susan Marie Herron Sibbet. She is a poet, chef, novelist, publisher, poetry teacher, gardener, good neighbor ... mom.

Earthquake Shacks Prepared for Move to Treasure Island
On Aug. 10, volunteers from local companies prepared to move four 1906 earthquake refugee shacks at 4329 Kirkham St., in the Sunset District, to Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay.

Community Music Center Provides Affordable Lessons
Age, ethnic background and income level must never be obstacles to participation in the life-enhancing qualities of a music education. This has been the Richmond Community Music Center's philosophy since its founding in the early 1920s. Since then, the non-profit organization has offered courses concerning all aspects of music, to people of all ages, at an affordable price.


Capt. Sandra Tong: Police Beat

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Community Health Fair

John M. Lee: Invest Wisely With a Condo

Restaurant Review: Mescolanza Pasta - Pizzetta Dolce (Jennifer Sportsman)