Thursday May 16
A word about price per square foot
When it comes to measuring long-term trends, price per square foot, or PSF, is great.
Wed May 15, 2013
How 'Animal' Hitman Met His Death In SF's Sunset District
A famous East Coast mafia hitman during the deadliest mob wars of the 1960's became the first member of the witness protection program when he moved to the Bay Area.
Mon May 13, 2013
holidays & spiritual
Shul crawl for Shavuot Shavuot marks the day God gave the Torah to the Jewish people atop Mount Sinai.
Thu May 09, 2013
SF Schools and Kids Headlines May 9, 2013: AIM Program, Academy of Art Grant Eligibility
"From 7-8:30pm next Thursday, May 16th, at 555 Franklin Street, the school funding situation will be reviewed, including how it affects our schools here in San Francisco and what we can do about it." School Beat: SFUSD Community Budget Forum [ BeyondChron ] "In July, the academy was one of 154 colleges in California that lost eligibility for the ... (more)
Before Midnight: A Reason to Believe in Love
Sometimes, when I'm on public transportation, I see someone intriguing and think of what could be.
Soccer isn't Coastal Commission's field
The plan to improve the Beach Chalet soccer fields has been approved by two commissions, the Board of Supervisors and the city's Board of Appeals.
Traffic, Transit, And Getting Around Headlines For May 8, 2013: Muni...
"Malcolm Heinicke, who sits on the SFMTA Board of Directors, called the plan nearly meaningless." SF Transit Director Wants Future Muni Travel Times Cut In Half [ KCBS ] "we can be absolutely certain that the formidable army, respectable showing, or irrelevant minority that is the San Francisco biking community has an indisputably beneficial, ... (more)
Wed May 08, 2013
SF: Eyes on the Street: Oak Street Protected Bike Lane Ready to Ride
The Oak Street protected bike lane was opened to bicycle traffic today - the SFMTA finished striping and bike traffic signals just in time to welcome commuters on Bike to Work Day tomorrow, according to the agency's Livable Streets Facebook page .
The Running Trails of Golden Gate Park
There are a lot of wonderful things about the location of UCSF. We are right by multiple Muni lines, we are close to Arizmendi bakery, and we have some of the greatest views in The City.
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.
Food & Wine
The Olema: Life, Death and Rebirth of a Restaurant Legend
Six years after a fire destroyed Manka's Inverness Lodge, the owners of the iconic Northern California escape have started again with The Olema.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
SF Still Waiting for David Chiu to Stand Up for Protected Bike Lanes on Polk
In January 2011 , David Chiu rode on Polk Street and said the expansion of protected bikeways was his top transportation priority.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Schools And Kids Headlines For April 29, 2013: Charter School In...
"With two months to go before City College of San Francisco learns if it can remain accredited and open for business, trustees have approved a key labor agreement expected to save them $1.6 million a year." CCSF, 1 union strike deal [ Chron ] "Part of the idea was to try to involve the community, specifically the immigrant community, to be involved ... (more)
Traffic, Transit, And Getting Around Headlines For April 29, 2013:...
"Work on Phase II of the Cesar Chavez sewer upgrade streetscape improvement project began last month and like the sewer work will move east to west." Update: Cesar Chavez Streetscape Improvements [ Noe Valley ] "The fleet has long faced criticism for abuse and waste, a fact seen as a blemish on San Francisco's environmentally conscious image.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Roger Aylworth: You can go home again, but it might not be there
There is an old saying that claims, "You can't go home," which I find to be both silly and unavoidably true.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Less Easily Categorized Headlines For April 26, 2013: Pride Parade Grand Marshals, Sinking Ship
"As they began to swim, the Suskis lost sight of the captain and first mate. Soon after, they lost sight of land amid the rain." San Francisco man, sister survive ship sinking near St.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Monterey County Herald
Workshop solicits public concerns on latest water project
Fairness and risk associated with financing schemes and concerns about the Salinas Valley groundwater basin were two of the hottest topics at a workshop on the proposed Peninsula water supply project on Thursday.
Less Easily Categorized Headlines For April 25, 2013: Diet Coke Demands, Grocery Store Comportment
"I remember taking elementary school trips and seeing actual scientists there - mostly bearded men who looked like Jim Henson and talked about prisms and inertia and stereophonic sound, like they were tour guides on a trip through our wildest dreams." A tribute to the Exploratorium of the 1970s [ Chron ] "we had a famous older singer visit, and he ... (more)
Wed Apr 24, 2013
The Sand Trap
Hello from San Francisco
Im an expat Brit & recent new US citizen residing in San Francisco. Living the dream of 365 days a year golfing weather - no more winter mats or snow to worry about.