February 2007

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup

Agency Votes to Support Geary Business Owners

The SF Small Business Commission passed a resolution at its Jan. 29 meeting calling for an economic impact study to be conducted as part of the Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) planning process. The commission voted unanimously to call for the study after hearing testimony from dozens of Richmond District merchants who showed up to testify about the dangers of the transportation plan being proffered by the SF Transportation Authority (TA).

Judge Tells V.A. to Continue E.A. for Lab

Two neighborhood groups won a small victory in their legal battle against the Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC), located at Clement Street and 42nd Avenue, over its plans to build a new research lab.

City to Ring in Lunar New Year: Year of the Boar

Just as San Franciscans are sweeping up the last of the New Year's confetti, a new set of preparations are underway to celebrate another of the City's most revered traditions - the Chinese New Year. Exploding firecrackers on Feb. 18 will signal that the Year of the Boar has begun.

Local Historian is Author of 'Historic Photos' Series

It is daytime. Some men are wearing three-piece suits and bowler hats. Some have dark, dirty pants and vests on. There are also a few girls in the crowd, some wearing long dresses and hats with bows.

Dancer Struts for Better Treatment of Disabled

Music and motion are life for Lisa-Anice Sutphen, a San Francisco dance instructor and physical health enthusiast with four master's degrees in dance.


Capt. Sandra Tong: Police Beat

John M. Lee: Spring Selling Season Soon

Mayor Gavin Newsom: WiFi is Good Deal for City

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Is WiFi Deal Good Enough?

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: Update from Sacramento

Sen. Leland Yee: My Office is at Your Service