“Architect Timothy Pflueger is one of San Francisco's top 20th century architects. He designed and remodeled approximately 10 movie theaters in Northern California between 1922 and 1933, including the Castro, Alhambra, Royal, El Rey, and New Mission Theaters..”
“As San Francisco's general taxes, special taxes, property taxes, parcel taxes, and assorted fees rise to feed an insatiable City government budget appetite, seniors, middle-income families, low-income workers...”
By George Wooding More...
“The main concern on Mt. Davidson has been the prevalence of non-native species (eucalyptus, English ivy and Himalayan blackberry), which have driven out the characteristic native plants.”
By Glenn Rogers More...
“…of the 6,414 additional full-and part-time employees Lee added since taking office 3,178 (49.5%) earn over $100,000 annually and account for 79% ($525.2) million of the $665.7 million annual payroll increase..”
By Patrick Monette-Shaw
“It’s gotten nippy out there and that means that the gorgeous winter bloom of San Francisco Botanical Garden’s magnificent magnolias ....”
“San Francisco's ordinance is now the most expansive ban on polystyrene in the country. Over 97 Californian cities and counties, including 20 cities in the Bay Area, have banned its use.”
“Eighty-five percent of the water from your tap comes from the Tuolumne River ... If the system's ability to take river water is cut drastically, as has been proposed, San Francisco and its service area are in big trouble.”
“No Report this Month. MItch will be back on the beat next month.”
By Mitch Bull
“Two months have passed since our meeting. I have twice emailed Mr. Huish requesting answers to our questions, yet Mr. Huish still has not answered questions 2, 3, and 4…”
By Lou Barberini
“...we are celebrating our 30th year of neighborhood journalism starting with the original Westside Observer (1987-1990), the West of Twin Peaks Observer (1990-2008), and the current Westside Observer (2008-present).”
“If you feel like you've overspent in the past, look at this holiday season as an opportunity to be creative as you find ways to have fun while keeping your spending in line..”
By Brandon Miller
“As 2016 came to a close, we saw a significant decrease in burglaries and auto burglaries. With crime trends on the decrease, it is important to know that our success comes from the partnerships we have made with the community and city agencies.”
THe El Rey Theater Dec. 4, 1942.
The El Rey theater located at the corner of Ocean Avenue and Lakewood.
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