July 2010

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup/Letter to the Editor

Battle over boathouse

In May, Suzanne Dumont, on behalf of members of the Save Stow Lake Boathouse Coalition, filed a complaint against the SF Recreation and Park Department with the Sunshine Ordinance Task Force regarding the secrecy of the names of the persons on a selection panel for the Stow Lake Boathouse concession Request for Qualification (RFQ).

City butterfly count sets records

Despite wicked marine weather, lepidopterists gathered in record numbers and got record results this year at the 16th annual San Francisco Butterfly Count. There were 14 parties, with 34 participants, this year (up from 18 participants last year) during the June 7 event. The observation crews spotted 24 species this year (up from 22 species), and a total of 775 individual butterflies (up from 645 in 2008). All three counts were records for the annual count.

Doctor bridges East and West medicine

A 70–year-old woman with chronic allergies and back pain patiently tries every remedy her Western doctor gives to her, still, she finds no relief. Because he has no further ideas for treatment, the doctor refers the woman to long-time Richmond resident, Dr. Patricia Tsang, who specializes in both Western medicine and Eastern Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

CVS signs lease for Clement site

A new tenant is seeking to call the vacant supermarket at 32nd Avenue and Clement Street home.



Capt. Richard Corriea: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall

Assemblywoman Fiona Ma: Assembly

John M. Lee: Real Estate