February 2008

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Letter to the Editor

Public Health Hospital Landscape Plans Released

At the Richmond Recreation Center in January, three people gave presentations to the general public on the plan for the Public Health Service Hospital, located in the Presidio near Lake Street and 15th Avenue.

Segway Tours in Golden Gate Park Debut

"We wanted to try something different," said Andrew Lozier. "We wanted to see the park, of course, but we wanted to ride a Segway."

Restoration of Lands End Meeting Benchmarks

Planting season at Richmond District's Lands End began Dec. 6, marking the first anniversary of the Trails Forever initiative.

Richmond Chimes in Year of the Rat

Forty-seven centuries and five years ago, the Chinese began tallying the passage of years with their illustrious lunar calendar.

Filmmaker's New Documentary Making Rounds

"Row Hard No Excuses" is Luke Wolbach's latest documentary. The film chronicles the voyage of Tom Mailhot, 41, and John Ziegler, 51, as they row across the Atlantic from the Canary Islands to Barbados. The film generates thoughts on what it means to be successful, as well as how people gauge success in life.


Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Rebuilding Doyle Drive

Sen. Leland Yee: Honoring Rep. Tom Lantos

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: Improving Students' Lives

Mayor Gavin Newsom: Our City to Lead the Way

Arkadi Kuhlmann: This Year, Save Your Money

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi: Funding Our Nation's Vets

Supervisor Gerardo Sandoval: Don't Pave Over that Yard