Geary BRT Plan Moves
to TA for Economic Impact Report
The Geary Citizens Advisory Committee (GCAC) voted at its final
meeting on April 26 to move forward with the Geary Bus Rapid
Transit (BRT) system, which would create bus-only lanes along
Geary Boulevard, between Van Ness Avenue and 33rd Avenue.
Hepatitis B Strikes
Asian Populations Hard
Less than one person in a thousand throughout the United States
is infected with Hepatitis B. However, among the Asian-Pacific
Islander population in San Francisco, more than one in 10 has
the disease, and concern has escalated among the city's health
experts, community leaders and government officials over the
prevalence of the virus, which can lead to severe problems in
the liver, cancer and death.
Golden Gate Park
Road Closures OK'd
The SF Board of Supervisors has approved, by a 9-2 vote, a
plan to close a portion of John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate
Park on Saturdays.
Public Health Hospital
Housing Plan Gets Approval
After a complex -and not always harmonious - dialogue that
began in 2003 between the Presidio Trust and neighborhood groups
over the future of the long-shuttered Public Health Service
Hospital at 15th Avenue and Lake Street, an agreement has finally
been reached, and the site will soon bloom once again with new
life and purpose.
City Seeks Input
to Improve District Streetscape
About 30 residents, officials and city planners gathered at
the Rochambeau Playground Clubhouse in the Richmond District
April 18 for a public meeting to discuss better city streets
planning in San Francisco.
School Wins Academic Honors
Lafayette Elementary School, located at Anza Street and 37th
Avenue, has received two awards of recognition from the state
of California in the past year.
The Case for Recalling McGoldrick - Part 2
Capt. Sandra Tong:
M. Lee: Statistically Speaking
McGoldrick: Park Closures, BRT Proceeds
Kitty Ha: Homeless and