Tuesday May 14
We're No. 2 for biking - in the U.S.
Perhaps you recall last week's rankings from a cycling blog that found not a single U.S. city among the most bike-friendly cities in the world.
Tuesday May 14
Essay Honor for Albany 5th Grader from Ocean View School
When the top three winners of a Bay Area essay contest for fifth graders are asked to read their essays at a ceremony in San Francisco Wednesday night, one of them will be Zachary Adler of Ocean View Elementary School.
Mon May 13, 2013
Best Bets This Week in Live Bay Area Music
Janelle Monae plays a special show at Davies Symphony Hall this week in support of her soon-to-be-released new album.
The Richmond Review
Blockbuster Godzilla to leave sizable economic footprint
These two ships figure to play a prominent role in the reboot of Japanese monster movie franchise Godzilla, currently filming for eight days in Steveston.
Fri May 10, 2013
SF Real Estate Headlines May 10, 2013: Castro Starbuck's Nixed, ...
"To the dismay of local environmentalists, the California Coastal Commission on Thursday gave San Francisco the go-ahead to replace the dilapidated grass soccer fields at Beach Chalet in Golden Gate Park with artificial turf fields lit for nighttime play." SF soccer field project wins panel's OK [ Chron ] [ Ex ] [ Richmond SF ] [ SFBG ] "701 ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
Mon May 06, 2013
Contra Costa Times
Richmond Planning official gives thumbs-down to BART extension along I-80
A Richmond official who also sits on the Hercules Planning Commission wants to put the kibosh on talk of extending BART north along Interstate 80, saying it would isolate and downgrade the downtown Richmond station.
Fri May 03, 2013
Source: www.katu.com --- Friday, May 03, 2013Here are the planned stops and dates for the Solar plane that left California on Friday.
A Better Chance Celebrates 50 Years of Increasing High-Quality Education for Youth of Color
Approximately 75 directors of admission and diversity from Bay Area independent schools gathered for breakfast at the UC-Berkeley, Clark Kerr Campus Wednesday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of A Better Chance , a national organization headquartered in New York City, that annually places 500 or so academically-promising students of color in ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Local couple bond over their journey through school together
The slogan "Just Do It" has been used for more than two decades to convince people to lace up their sneakers and work hard on the field, court and, for one local couple - in the classroom.
Wed May 01, 2013
Obama's Justice Department Cracking Down On California Pot Shops
Admitted recreational marijuana smoker Barack Obama is still letting the Justice Department harass established San Francisco medical pot dispensaries out of business, with the 15-year-old Hemp Center in the Richmond District the latest to be threatened by the feds.
Report: "Medical Homes" May Be Answer to Overburdened Health Care System
One of the persistent questions about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is how so many people, new to insurance, are going to obtain quality health care when the system seems so strapped already.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Assault Weapons Sting Leads To Richmond District Gun Cache
San Mateo County undercover agents seized dozens of guns including four assault weapons during an illegal firearms investigation in Foster City and San Francisco.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Celebrations: Katie Davidson & Jonathan Borge
<![CDATA[Davidson & Borge --August 2013-- Mr. & Mrs. John M Davidson of Richmond, announce the engagement of their daughter Katie, to Jonathan Borge, son of Herbert & Rose Borge of Anaheim Hills, CA. Katie is a 2010 graduate of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago with a B.A. in Fashion Marketing and Management. Jonathan is a 2011 graduate of San Francisco State with a B.A. in International Relations. Both currently work & live in San Francisco. An intimate destination wedding is planned for August 2013.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Hookah smoking delivers carcinogens and carbon monoxide
The tobacco and fruit mixture smoked in public hookah bars might be considerably more dangerous than its pleasant scent would suggest.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Ten U.S. Cities Commit to Pursue Fossil Fuel Divestment
April 25 - The Mayor of Seattle, 350.org, and the Mayors Innovation Project announced today that nine mayors and city councils across the country are joining the Mayor of Seattle in urging their cities to divest from the top 200 fossil fuel companies because of the industry's responsibility for the climate crisis.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
SF Real Estate Headlines For April 24, 2013: The Lodge Squat Closes, Bayview Recognized For Pollution
"After years of controversy and political haggling, the Trinity Plaza apartment building at 8th and Market is finally being torn down." Trinity Plaza Teardown [ Civic Center ] "Its occupation began in the spring of 2011.
Mon Apr 22, 2013
Eminent Domain Proposal Revived
A controversial proposal that would allow local government officials to use the authority of eminent domain to condemn residences with distressed mortgages is reportedly gaining traction in California once again.