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  • Residents Impatient with Crime Spree

    “…who do you call when you see something suspicious? 553-0123? You get an answering machine. Or do we call 911? Many felt that their attempts to reach police were futile.”


  • Groundwater? Why Now?

    “We will begin adding 1 million gallons per day (mgd) of groundwater, or about 3% of the reservoirs' contents, and over the next 4 years, increasing that amount to 4mgd, or up to 15% of the reservoirs' contents. … ”

    By Jeffrey Gilman More...

  • Tang’s Radical Housing Proposal

    “This will not be a great help to the middle class who want to stay in San Francisco with their families. Who wants to live in a sardine can with kids?”

    By George Wooding More...

  • Jack Kaye Bids Farewell

    “I have concluded that the problem with those on the left is that they think with their hearts and the problem with those on the right is that they feel with their brains.

    More... By Jack Kaye

  • A Public Bank for San Francisco

    “With the ongoing risks and predations of private banks, threats of federal cuts to sanctuary cities, and revenue losses from denying bank services to the cannabis industry, a public banking option is needed..”

    By Dr. Maria Rivero & Dr. Derek Kerr Read More

  • Remembering Laguna Honda Hospital’s Sister Miriam Walsh

    Where’s Our Torchbearer for the Elderly?

    “The Department of Public Health has refused to report additional out-of-county discharges that occurred between July 1, 2006 and June 30, 2012. ... Given probable availability of this data, DAAS and DPH should provide the number of patients discharged out-of-county…”

    By Patrick Monette-Shaw


  • Who Ordered
    Code Red?

    “The bottom line is this. This was not needed. As a concerned taxpayer I request Mayor Lee to please instruct the head of the PUC to turn this off immediately…”

    By John Farrell More...

  • Quentin Kopp


    “ …the District Attorney has over $1,000,000 budgeted at his request for prosecuting corruption? He has pending but one corruption case against City employees hired during Willie Brown’s mayoralty, and I’ll freely predict no conviction will occur … ”

    Quentin Kopp
    Read More

  • Real Travel for Real People

    A Walk in
    the Park

    “But as beautiful as the show was I couldn't help but think about our visit to Paris in 2012 when we traveled to Giverny to visit Monet's home and gardens to see firsthand the lily ponds and his world famous Japanese bridge that we all associate with his later work.”

    Sergio Nibbi Read More…

  • West of Twin Peaks Central Council
    April Meeting

    “Amidst the sprinkles during the evening, the April meeting of the West of Twin Peaks Central Council focused on the water supply within the city. President Sally Stephens opened the meeting at 7:30 at the Forest Hills Clubhouse. ”

    By Mitch Bull


  • Lou Barberini

    Streaking Your Workouts and Your Investments

    “It is easy to buy things on sale the day after Christmas, which directly contrasts with the difficulty of buying shares when the world appears to be coming to an end. ”

    By Lou Barberini

    Read More…

  • MAY 2017

    “Public Safety forum…it was great to see the large turnout from city government and the community at the Public Safety forum put together by Supervisor Yee at the West Portal School last week. We have coverage of the event in more detail, but it's a good point that crime does matter to the residents here in the Westside.”

    Read More

  • Brandon Miller

    Essential Conversations about Family Wealth

    “While many families are discussing financial issues, they tend to shy away from diving deep into topics like inheritance and estate planning, leaving some family members with unrealistic expectations. ”

    By Brandon Miller

    Read More

  • Regarding the Recent Shooting

    “Tragically on Monday another life was lost to violence in the Taraval. While the violent shooting that occurred on Sunset Blvd. and Kirkham St. was not connected to the neighborhood, the incident alone is enough to scare residents and leave many with the question of “Are we safe?”.”



  • Art in the Neighborhood

    “… a signature public artwork for the Westside Pump Station, located at the corner of Sloat Boulevard and the Great Highway … is intended to beautify and complement the architecture.”

     Read More…

  • Sutro Baths 1897

    On March 14, 1896, the Sutro Baths were opened to the public as the world's largest indoor swimming pool establishment. The baths were built on the western side of San Francisco by wealthy entrepreneur and former mayor of San Francisco (1894–1896) Adolph Sutro. Photo: W. C. Billington


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