July 2008

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

Police Blotter/Letters to the Editor

RAMS mental health budget cuts hit hard

Clients and staff from Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. (RAMS) came out to speak in support of the non-profit organization's programs at a SF Board of Supervisors meeting looking to make mental healthbudget cuts in the city's upcoming budget.

Use of recycled water proposed

The SF Planning Department held two scoping meetings in June to allow public input on the proposed San Francisco Westside Recycled Water Project, which is slated to begin construction in 2010.

End of an era for bakery with German flair

After 68 years of satisfying Richmond District citizens with old-fashioned treats and service, the Wirth Brothers Pastry Shop has closed its doors. A new era will begin at the corner of Geary Boulevard and 23rd Avenue, when a Chinese bakery opens.

New group organizes neighborhood clean-up

Getting rid of litter takes work!

Candidates vie for District 1 supe

Several candidates are running for the position of District 1 San Francisco supervisor.

Salvation Army opens new store at Geary and 4th Ave.

A vacant building on Geary Boulevard that had once housed a bank and a synagogue has been transformed into a state-of-the-art, two-level Salvation Army Family Store.

Poet's new book hits shelves

A local writer and poetry reviewer read excerpts from her new book of poems at Fort Mason.

Playwright's fictional tale shines light on Satan

Gone are the days of Shakespeare. Gone are the days of Susan Lori Parks and Tennessee Williams.


Paul Kozakiewicz: Save Valuable Youth Program

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: Ricmond Clean-Up Month