January 2009

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup

New captain takes reins at Richmond Police Station

After 28 years in the San Francisco Police Department (SFPD), Capt. Richard L. Corriea feels his recent appointment as commanding officer at Richmond Station is like "going home."

Geary BRT plan to go for EIR review

Legal wrangling and complaints about failures to respond to residents' concerns are some of the problems currently plaguing Geary Boulevard's planned Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project.

Historic Civil War-era homes in the Presidio being revitalized

They are among the oldest buildings in the Presidio, dating back to the Civil War. Now, a half-dozen historic former officers' homes along Funston Avenue have been given new life.

New Presidio trail links two popular areas

Work has begun on a new pathway that will connect two of the Presidio's most popular destinations - Immigrant Point Scenic Overlook and the California Coastal Trail.

Exhibit documents rise of U.S. power in Pacific

The Bindlestiff theater group produced "Shadows of War" at the Presidio Officers Club Dec. 4. The free multi-media production, which incorporates live actors and music silhouetted against a backdrop of historical photos, illustrates the stories of the prominent Lopez family.

Habitat restoration at El Polin Springs

The next phase of the long anticipated habitat restoration project at Tennessee Hollow in the Presidio has begun, drawing more than 100 volunteers for the inaugural volunteer kick-off on Nov. 22.


John M. Lee: Real Estate Year in Review

Capt. Richard Corriea: Police Beat

Supervisor Jake McGoldrick: It's Been an Honor to Serve