Photo: John Oppenheimer
Dancing for Good Health:
Kasie O'Mara (left to right), Holly Layton, Rachel Papp, Colleen
Noonan and Jessica Watson dance an Irish jig at the Kaiser
Medical Center's Health Fair Oct. 1. The free event was held
at the Kaiser Medical Center's French campus at the corner
of Geary Boulevard and Sixth Avenue.
Rally to Slow Plan
to Transform Geary
Geary Boulevard merchants held several meetings in
October with city officials to address what they perceive
as a "rogue" transportation subcommittee trying
to undercut their livelihoods.
Smoothly at GG Park Garage
Prior to the Oct. 15 grand opening of the M.H.
de Young Memorial Museum, Richmond District residents had
more than art on their mind - there was also the issue of
Cala to Close, Auto
Dealer Wants Site to Expand
Cala Foods, located at 4041 Geary Blvd. between Fourth
and Fifth avenues, will be closing its doors after more than
20 years of service to the neighborhood. The move comes in
wake of The Kroger Company, parent company of Cala Foods,
not renewing its lease at the present location. The lease
expires in February 2006.
Adobe House Found
at El Polin Springs in Presidio
Another issue has been added to a long-standing
plan by the National Park Service to develop and restore the
Tennessee Hollow Watershed. Research is being conducted to
enhance a presentation of early Presidio inhabitants through
the excavations of early structures that have been discovered
at El Polin Springs at Tennessee Hollow.
to Premier at Film Arts Festival
"Love is blind and lovers cannot see the pretty
follies that (they) themselves commit; for if they could,
cupid himself would blush." This Shakespeare quote opens
French-born filmmaker Deborah Cukierman's short film, "Chronicle
of a Love," which will premier in November at the Roxie
Cinema as part of the 21st annual Film Arts Festival. The
film explores differences between love - the particular instances
thereof - and Love - as a concept.