Remodeled Playground Cracking, Rusting
spending an estimated $1.9 million to renovate Rochambeau
Playground, the city still faces a need to repair the
facility. Cracks have formed in the new asphalt and
new play structures are beginning to rust.
Preserves "Chinese Holocaust"
group wants history of foreign occupation preserved, taught
The Chinese Holocaust Museum of
San Francisco celebrated its second anniversary in the
Sunset District earlier this year. Founded by history
professor Tien-wei Wu in 2000 and opened in temporary
quarters in Oakland, the museum moved to its current San
Francisco home in January of 2003.
Pose Environmental Risks
San Francisco is one of only two cities
in the state - the other being Old Sacramento -- that
treats storm water, domestic sewage and industrial wastewater
together. The advantage of having a combined system is
that any contaminants present in storm runoff can be treated
before they hit the bay or ocean. The downside is that
there's always a risk of overflows, potentially resulting
in the release of mostly untreated sewage.
Alarm Has Garage Foes Scrambling to Testify
Reacting to speculation that the proposed southern
entrance to the new Golden Gate Park garage would be closed,
except during high-volume periods, about a dozen residents
from the Richmond District showed up at the Golden Gate
Concourse Authority's meeting March 8 to express their
Beer an Art at Richmond Brewing Station
In San Francisco
Brewcraft on Clement Street and 17th Avenue, down the
aisle, past the barrels of barley and the boxes of tubes
and glass bottles, dwells a heavy, white-bearded man
in overalls known in the beer-brewing community as "Griz."
He owns the shop, has 40 years of brewing experience
behind him and is one of the most reputable beer-brewers
in the Bay Area.
Programs at de Young
Collect, preserve and exhibit
are the key words articulated in most museum mission
statements, but the Palace of the Legion of Honor and
the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco have added a new
component to their missions - to educate people about
the art featured in their permanent and special exhibits.