August 2010

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup


New apartments open in Presidio

The old Public Health Hospital in the Presidio near 15th Avenue and Lake Street has begun taking deposits and moving people into its newly-renovated apartments.

Residents on 15th Avenue upset about bus changes

Some Richmond District residents are outraged that Muni buses now travel down 15th Avenue.

Rec. and Park approves Fulton Playground renovation plans

The SF Recreation and Park Department has approved plans to rehabilitate the Fulton Playground, located at 855 27th Ave. in the Outer Richmond.

Beloved ice cream shop re-opens at new locale

The sign listing its 42 homemade flavors continues to hang in back of the ice cream counter and the familiar old-fashioned black stools still remain in the parlor, but there is something noticeably different with the well-known Joe's Ice Cream.

Visitor's Center at Lands End moves forward  

On July 21, representatives from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) met with the public to brainstorm about plans for a future Visitor's Center scheduled to be built on Merrie Way at Lands End by the end of 2011.

Battle at Laurel Hill over new child care program

A battle erupted on Laurel Hill after the SF Recreation and Park Commission voted to boot a program that has been at the Laurel Hill Playground clubhouse for 40 years.

Target wants site at Geary and Masonic

There is one chain store that wants to open in San Francisco that does not have a target on its back.

A match made at the Zoo

When Barb Palmer and Jeremiah Cummins are not enjoying dinner at Balboa Teriyaki or relaxing at the old Sutro Bath site, they are working with some of the most exotic animals on the planet at the San Francisco Zoo. 


Capt. Richard Corriea: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: Assembly