& Easy signs lease for closed Clement St. store
The Fresh & Easy supermarket chain has made an agreement to
occupy a large portion of the former Albertsons located at Clement
Street and 32nd Avenue.
Board has several proposals for student admissions
At George Washington High School on April 13, board members
of the SF Unified School District were presented with eight
guidelines or "simulations" for changing the way the district
matches up students with schools.
Richmond Branch Library set to open
Richmond District residents will come together to celebrate
the re-opening of the newly-renovated Richmond/Senator Milton
Marks Branch Library on Saturday, May 16.
plan for west side gets ready for release
A city official pegged mid-June as the most likely time a revised
Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the City's Bicycle Plan
will be finalized and made public, the next step toward dramatically
increasing bicycle lanes throughout San Francisco.
supervisor host forum to help small businesses
The San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, along with the office
of Supervisor Eric Mar, held a District 1 Neighborhood Merchants
Summit on April 29. About 75 people turned out for the event,
including numerous representatives from state, city and county
agencies, neighborhood organizations, local merchant associations,
police and city officials.
available for local businesses
A non-profit organization is working with the Mayor's Office
and SF Small Business Commission to provide loans for entrepreneurs
during the current economic downturn. The loans range from $5,000
to $25,000 for new businesses and up to $50,000 for established
businesses. The fixed-rate loan, with up to five years to repay,
would have an interest rate varying between four and six percent.
accepted into Washington Hall of Merit
A lifelong advocate for the Chinese community in San Francisco,
a world-renowned immigration law expert with a compelling personal
immigration history, and an Armenian flower seller with an intriguing
side job are the three distinguished George Washington High
School alumni selected for induction into the school's inaugural
Hall of Merit on May 20.
cavalry barracks to get new 'living roof'
The cavalry played a significant role in the life of the Presidio
for more than 150 years, from 1776, when the first horse-mounted
soldiers arrived with the Spanish Army, until the 1940s when
the Presidio sold the last of its horses following World War
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