July 2006

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Letters to the Editor

Beach Bonfires OK until End of Summer

Bonfires at Ocean Beach can continue throughout the summer season, because it would take at least several months to change the policy, a move that is still uncertain.

Traffic Crackdown at Music Concourse

To promote the "pedestrian-friendly" Music Concourse approved by San Francisco voters in the Golden Gate Park Revitalization Act of 1998, resolutions were passed by the Golden Gate Park Concourse Authority, SF Recreation and Park Commission, and the SF Board of Supervisors prohibiting drive-through automotive traffic in the Music Concourse.

Youth Explore Bay Area in Unique Treks

Susan Edward's knowledge of the Bay Area and her experience working with children has helped make her tour company, The Explorer's Club, a success.

Band Plays Tribute to Genius of Thelonious Monk

Every other Monday since 1999, Simple Pleasures cafe has hosted Monk's Music Trio, which, according to trio drummer and band leader Chuck Bernstein, is the longest running Thelonious Monk repertoire band in the history of jazz (as indicated by recordings).


John M. Lee: Mid-Year Real Estate Report

Capt. Sandra Tong: Police Beat

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Improving Services

Carol Mo: Study Shows Need for Safety