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  • Bock Jewlers Call It Quits

    “There is no website for the boutique and chances are they haven’t used Yelp. But, they don’t need Yelp. 49 years of customer loyalty is enough. March 31 will be the Bock’s last day in business before a new jeweler takes over.”

    By Tony Taylor More...

  • Budget Democracy comes to D7

    “Supervisor Yee was able obtain $550,000 for his PB and Cohen managed to receive $200,000 for hers. Yee was able to allocate $300,000 this year for PB General Projects, and an additional $250,000 for Pedestrian Safety Vision Zero Projects.”

    By George Wooding More...

  • FBI Probe of DPH Bribery Scheme

    “…employees - who requested anonymity for fear of retaliation, told the WSO that pay-to-work schemes exist in many departments but mostly the DPH – the City's largest with some 7,370 positions ... gifts can yield access to exam questions, preferred shifts and locations, or promotions..”

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

  • Planning OKs Steps to Address Sea Level Rise

    “Sea level rise and the increased frequency and severity of coastal storms anticipated due to global climate change will likely exacerbate these effects in the decades to come. .”


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    Bait-'n-Switch: Laguna Honda Blvd. Senior Housing

    Housing Bond Lurches Down a Clif

    “The extent to which voters and taxpayers have been, and continue to be, snookered by Mayor Ed Lee over the Affordable Housing Bond measure should be front-page news. Unfortunately, it's not.”

    By Patrick Monette-Shaw


  • Neighbors Question 250 Laguna Honda

    “First off, let's stop the name calling. Those neighbors who are against this 150 low income senior housing project as proposed have been called NIMBY's, privileged, anti-homeless, anti-seniors, and a lot of others.”

    By John Farrell More...

  • California Supreme Court Clears the Cobwebs

    “… California Public Records Act (CPRA) … was originally designed to deal with paper documents. Today, much of governments activities take place in the digital realm, and may take place outside the office, often using private e-mail and other digital means.”


  • Is Housing the Next Public Utility?

    “While the average cost of water and sewer may not seem alarming, the $7 billion program to upgrade the sewer system has barely begun. At next rate setting, bills are sure to rise to make up for losses during the drought. It’s a public utility; costs must be recovered.”

    By Steve Lawrence

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  • West of Twin Peaks Central Council
    February Meeting

    “A good crowd was on hand and a quorum was reached early in the meeting ... ”

    By Mitch Bull


  • Lou Barberini

    The Marshmellow Experiment: Genesis for Roth IRA's?

    “The child was offered a proposition: Eat that marshmallow now, or wait a tortuous 15 minutes, and be rewarded with a second marshmallow for their endurance.”

    By Lou Barberini

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  • MARCH 2017

    “Sunny Days (for now)…here we are after the deluge, just trying to dry out for a bit before the next storm rolls in, on the now infamous "atmospheric river" …at times this winter it has felt like an ethereal amazon, or the "Nile" of the clouds. .”

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  • Bravo to the Dinosaurs

    “A computerized system-wide program that tracks rainfall, river flows, statutory limitations (1913 Raker Act, etc.), reservoir levels, and other storage, treatment, and transmission nodes with customer use would be an excellent planning tool for both sellers and buyers.”

    By Brian Browne More...

  • Brandon Miller

    Leasing or Buying: Which Option is Right for You?

    “… from a financial standpoint, one of your most important decisions is whether to lease or buy. Like many financial decisions, there are pros and cons to each option, so consider the following before signing on the dotted line.”

    By Brandon Miller

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  • Burglaries in the District

    “Many of you continue to reach out to me to voice your concerns regarding the recent increase in burglaries we have seen in the outer sunset. In my message posted on Friday the 24th, I discussed our efforts in addressing this crime trend which has impacted so many of you. Our efforts have included increased.”



  • Advance Directives

    When Your Decision Counts

    “Your medical emergency could happen one evening when you are on your way home … provide your loved ones with the answers they need to assist health care professionals …”

    Anise J. Matteson Read More

  • Remember When?

    99 Years Ago: The Twin Peaks Tunnel Opens

    Opening Day of Twin Peaks Tunnel Showing Mayor Rolph at Controls of Streetcar 11 Emerging From West Portal of Twin Peaks Tunnel • February 3, 1918


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