February 2010ff

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

City looks for new operators to expand Boathouse

Despite the popularity of its pink popcorn, the Boathouse at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park is sinking deeper into disrepair, as the city's Recreation and Park Department seeks a long-term agreement with an operator who is willing to sink a few hundred thousand dollars into saving the aging building.

Balboa parking meters draw praise, ire

On Jan. 5, the San Francisco Municipal Transit Authority (SFMTA) board unanimously passed a resolution to install parking meters on both sides of Balboa Street, between Third and Seventh avenues. The two-hour-limit meters will operate from the hours of 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Audubon Society appeals park soccer field plan

The Golden Gate Chapter of the Audubon Society filed an appeal to the SF Board of Supervisors on Jan. 12 to examine more closely the environmental affects of renovation plans proposed for the soccer fields near the Beach Chalet in Golden Gate Park.

Geary BRT plan looks at tunnels, bikes

The SF County Transportation Authority released some preliminary plans for the planned Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) program for Geary Boulevard on Jan. 28.

Gung Hay Fat Choy' rings in Year of the Tiger

This year, Feb. 14 will be doubly auspicious. Not only is it Valentine's Day, but it is also the first day of the Chinese New Year.


Capt. Richard Corriea: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: Stop Abusive Lawsuits

John M. Lee: Thanks for the Support