June 2006

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Letters to the Editor

Move Afoot to Remodel Anza Library

Library employees, local architects and community members gathered May 9 at San Francisco Public Library's Anza branch to kick off the first step to renovate and modernize the 74-year-old building, scheduled to be completed in 2009.

Neighbors, Groups Make Pitch for Piece of City Budget

A recent community meeting on the city budget and services allowed Richmond District residents, community organization representatives and high school students to tell representatives of several city departments what the Richmond's priorities are. The meeting, which was attended by a few dozen people, was held the evening of May 11 in the George Washington High School faculty lounge.

Craftswoman's Paper Cutting Skills Keep Ancient Art Alive

A childhood hobby that became a profession for artist Yumei Hou and brought her fame in her Chinese homeland also turned into the path to a new life in San Francisco.


Paul Kozakiewicz: Kudos to Mayor and 4 Supervisors for Park Veto

John M. Lee: We Do Not Need Prop. B

Capt. Sandra Tong: Police Beat

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Changing the Election Cycle

Jocelyn Cohen: We Can Protect Remarkable Trees