April 2012

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup

Mayor listens to concerns of small businesses
San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee joined Geary merchants for an intimate lunch at Aziza to hear their thoughts and concerns.

More ADA lawsuits slam Richmond District businesses
Two more restaurants on Clement Street face lawsuits from an attorney familiar to many local merchants, because, both proprietors say, they did not realize their establishments had to be in compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Advisory board in disarray after member's firing
Was it something Christopher Rillo said? Was it the way he said it? Why did the Richmond Police Station's new captain dismiss the attorney, making him the first member of the three-year-old, all-volunteer Community Police Advisory Board (CPAB) to be removed?

Marine's flash of inspiration: Ride to East Coast to aid comrades
After more than a decade of wars and despite more money, America's veteran services are fighting to stay afloat through a tsunami of damaged men and women filling veterans hospitals and standing in unemployment lines.


Police Beat: Capt. Eric Vintero

City Hall: Supervisor Eric Mar

Politics: Barry Hermanson