After serving the community for the better part of a century,
the Presidio and Roosevelt middle schools will be celebrating
their 75th anniversary in November. "We're calling it 'Presidio's
alive at 75,'" said Presidio Principal Alvin Dea.
The Geary Corridor Citizens Advisory Committee of the San
Francisco Transportation Authority held a workshop Sept. 21
to present information on the various proposals for improving
mass transit on Geary Boulevard.
With planning policies making it more difficult to destroy
existing houses, some people are using loopholes in the demolition
ordinance to tear down buildings using alteration permits,
and the few that get caught can expect to have their cases
over-ruled when they go before the SF Board of Appeals.
Stow Lake Drive - the road that loops around Stow Lake in
Golden Gate Park - is closed to vehicular traffic because
a gully on the north side of the lake, which is 6 feet away
from the road, eroded Sept. 2, creating a safety hazard.