Formed to Monitor Endangered Species at GGNRA
In conjunction with the Golden Gate National Recreation Area
(GGNRA), local environmentalists, including Brent Plater, and
the Center for Biological Diversity have organized an endangered
species watch program, called the Big Year, which should help
protect endangered plants and animals and counteract a growing
"nature deficit" among children and the general public.
Girls Win Title
The Presidio Middle School softball team won the City championship
at Lang Field on Aug. 22. The Presidio Panthers were undefeated,
8-0, going into the championships.
Park to be Considered for Golden Gate Park
Skateboarding advocates scored a victory at City Hall in November
when the SF Board of Supervisor's Neighborhood Services Committee
recommended creating a new skateboard park. Testimony about
why the park is needed and where its location should be lasted
more than two hours.
St. Peter's to Replace
Church with Affordable Housing
The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has
agreed to fund a $2 million grant to demolish St. Peter's Church
on 29th Avenue to make way for a 20-unit affordable-housing
residence for adults with developmental disabilities.
Artist Turns Small Items into Custom
Susan Gould is a talented, self-taught artist who has been
creating jewelry and shadow box art since 1989.
McGoldrick: Green Task Force Extended
Sen. Leland Yee: Eleven
Bills Signed into Law
Capt. Jere Williams:
Eric Lien: What's
in a Name?
Ma: Making Highway 1 Safe