photo: Francis da Silva
Big Hearts, Little Wishes: Eve Alley,
coordinator for UCSF's Little Wishes program, gives medical
center patient Audrey Serrato a gift at
UCSF's Children's Hospital.
Chase Away Little Patients' Pain
An extended stay in the hospital can be a stressful
time for anyone, especially a child. The nurses at the California
Pacific Medical Center understand this. That is why they recently
expanded their Little Wishes program to the Children's Hospital
at UCSF Medical Center in the Sunset District.
Angered Over Plan to Develop Coronet Theater
An angry group of
Richmond District neighbors say a large senior health facility
and housing complex planned as a replacement for the Coronet
Theater will have a devastating impact on the neighborhood.
Merchants Oppose Plan for 9th Ave. Garage Entrance
increased gridlock in an area that already has heavy traffic,
the Inner Sunset Merchants Association is lobbying to prevent
the creation of a Lincoln Way entrance for an underground
parking garage at Golden Gate Park's Music Concourse.
Library Gets $5.9
Million to Complete Renovation
Library supporters were elated to
learn that millions of dollars in state grants awarded to
San Francisco to renovate libraries would be awarded for the
renovation of the Richmond Branch Library and the building
of a new library in the Ingleside District.
SF Fire Department is closing its stations and reducing paramedic
services in the Richmond and Sunset districts in an effort
to lower its citywide operating expenses by $7.5 million over
the next 18 months. There are three firehouses in the Richmond
District and four in the Sunset District.
Park Golf Course
a Success Story, not Duffer's Tale
Kauppi's company Global Golf Management took over the operation
of the Golden Gate Park Golf Course (GGPGC) in March of 2001,
the place had fallen upon hard times.
Still Serves the Diverse Needs of Seniors
An unassuming peach-colored
building stands on Judah Street in the Outer Sunset District.
Inside is a senior center that earnestly strives to improve
the lives of its clients.
Sandra Tong: Police Beat
John M. Lee: Richmond
Real Estate Year in Review
Exploring Budget Solutions
Blue Fin Sushi
Pelosi: New Bill Will Protect U.S.