October 2011

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 Editor

Residents express concerns about concerts in Park
More than 30 local residents gathered at the Richmond Station Sept. 20 to voice concerns about the Outside Lands Music Festival, which was held in August in Golden Gate Park. Those who showed up in the community room to speak with festival promoter Allen Scott included SF Recreation and Park Department representatives, SF Police Department officers, Richmond Station Capt. Keith Sanford and members of the public.

Mayoral candidates battle for district's votes
Mayoral candidates came together at a candidates' forum in an effort to win Richmond District votes. They explained their positions on several local issues, including the Geary Boulevard Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) proposal and the needs of small businesses in the Richmond District. The forum was held at the Richmond Recreation Center on Sept. 19.

George Washington High School to celebrate 75th anniversary
Five hundred people are expected to attend George Washington High School's (GWHS) 75th anniversary celebration on Oct. 15.

GG Park Windmill Gets Topped Off
Crowds gathered on Sept. 12 as the Murphy Windmill, its restoration in progress, got a new cap placed on its top with the help of a gigantic crane.

Capt. Keith Sanford: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall

Paul Kozakiewicz: Good Mayor Candidates