August 2012

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

Police Blotter/Richmond Roundup

Residents upset over planned Geary medical building
A building planned for Geary Boulevard that will block sunlight to an apartment building next door and will not include off-street parking has some locals upset, claiming the sponsors have neglected to keep them properly informed.

Appeals Court says recycling center in Golden Gate Park must go
A California state appeals court has upheld a lower court's ruling in favor of the city's Recreation and Park Department (RPD) and its efforts to evict the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council (HANC) recycling center from Golden Gate Park.

El Polin Spring and the Ecology Trail: A lesson in landscape rehabilitationThe renovated and restored El Polin Spring area and Ecology Trail at the Presidio show a landscape undergoing restorative construction, but in time it will seem more natural again. Until then, the public is invited to visit new archeological findings that have been discovered in the area.

Trail-blazing weekend at Oak Woodlands
Several organizations are hooking up with the Friends of the Oak Woodlands in August to build three new sections of the Oak Woodlands Nature Trail in the northeastern end of Golden Gate Park. It is hoped the trails will "reactivate" the neglected area of the park and make it a more desirable place for park-goers to visit.


Supervisor Eric Mar: City Hall

Capt. Sharon Ferrigno: Police Beat