July 2009

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

72 Rec. and Park workers lose jobs due to cuts

The SF Recreation and Park Department laid off a total of 72 recreation directors and assistant directors from recreation centers throughout the City recently, trying to save $3.6 million in an effort to join other city agencies in closing a budget gap estimated at more than $500 million.

Presidio has big natural resource plans
'Sneak peek' focuses on trees, overlooks and counting bats, Tree crew works to extend the life span of 123-year-old forest

More than two dozen Presidio sites will be transformed during the next year as restoration, maintenance and other projects get underway. Scattered across the park landscape, the projects will further enhance the 1,000 acres of wildflower meadows, gardens and forest groves that comprise the Presidio's natural areas.

Presidio Golf Course has long, distinguished history

"A jewel of a golf course. Every bit as evocative of San Francisco society as Herb Caen, cable cars and prom at the Fairmont," the late, long-time San Francisco Chronicle sports editor and columnist Art Rosenbaum wrote in his thorough history, "Golf at the Presidio."


Capt. Richard Corriea: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: Town Hall Meeting