September 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

Cabrillo Playground slated to get $4.5 million upgrade
Plans for the renovation of the Cabrillo Playground were made public in August at the playground, which sits between 38th and 39th avenues on a block bordered by Cabrillo and Fulton streets.

Experts' warning: Do not feed wild coyotes
The coyote is among the abundant wildlife living in the American West. There are many iconic images and stories about the coyote in legend and folklore of the Wild West. But when coyotes go foraging into urban neighborhoods, where humans are, the consequences can lead to tragedy. 

USF buys historic building for downtown presence
The University of San Francisco (USF) has signed an agreement to purchase the historic Folger Coffee Building, located at 101 Howard St. in the South of Market area, to serve as a downtown hub for San Francisco's oldest university.

'Brain at War' aims to help veterans
Attendance at this years' "Brain at War" conference at the V.A. Medical Center was to full capacity as each of the seminars in the day-long conference was standing room only. Since 2008, the annual conference has made the focus of brain injury a top priority in the treatment of military veterans returning home from combat in the Middle East.

Web cartoonist finds niche on Internet's YouTube
Lev Yilmaz' "Tales of Mere Existence" series is among the most popular on the Internet's YouTube, recently reaching a goal of getting 32 million hits.

Capt. Keith Sanford: Police Beat

Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall

Commander Richard Corriea: Safety in Our Parks

Darlene Weide: Mediation Resolves Conflict