August 2008

Note: For additional stories about the west side of San Francisco,
see the new issue of the Sunset Beacon.

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Letters to the Editor

Great Sand Waste band rocks the sand dunes

The Great Sand Waste is a local rock band which, despite gaining a loyal fan base, just wants to focus on staying local and taking pleasure in playing music.

Cleanup of Lincoln Park a success

On a Saturday morning in July, Richmond residents and park advocates gathered for a painting workday and sand cleanup at Lincoln Park Playground.

Presidio Library rehab moves forward

The downstairs meeting room of the Presidio Branch Library was filled to capacity July 8 as residents attended a community meeting to discuss renovation plans for the 87-year-old building.

Safeway explores rebuild options at Ocean Beach

Safeway gave a presentation to members of the Planning Association for the Richmond (PAR) in July to discuss its plans to redevelop its Ocean Beach property, including a rebuild of its Safeway at the Beach store.

Richmond teen dances through life with grace

She has beauty, charisma and intellect, but 16-year-old Crystal Lee is a normal teenager just like any other student at the San Francisco School of the Arts. But one thing stands out about her.

Ocean Beach Vision Council wants to establish goals

The recently-formed Ocean Beach Vision Council, a committee of federal, state and local leaders dedicated to the improvement and preservation of the beach, saw great support and community concerns expressed at its first public meeting, held July 11 at the SF Zoo's Osher Great Hall.


Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: We Have Good City Budget

Paul Kozakiewicz: Don't Mar the Richmond