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  • tech buses blocking disabled access

    Shuttle Squatters Vex Riders


    “No comprehensive formal study has been performed on the impact of shuttles on pedestrian and bicycle safety or Muni passengers with disabilities…or blocking traffic lanes for ambulances or fire engines…”


    By Patrick Monette-Shaw 


  • Natural Areas Plan:

    Evolving Eucalyptus Wrangle Escalates

    “These sprouts are always in response to stress or injury, and the reason they are not part of the normal growth cycle…Production of these shoots is a desperation move to save the tree’s life and even if successful it leaves the tree misshapen, aesthetically displeasing, and unsafe, and likely an intermediate stage on the way to ultimate death.”

    By Jake Sigg More...

  • coyote

    San Franciscans don't love coyotes they love their pets

    Coyotes or Pets?

    “…We feel responsible for not having him on a leash but he usually walks right next to us. We are heartbroken and don’t want anyone else to go through this.”

    By George Wooding More...

  • Removal of Soil at old Rod and Gun site

    Lake Merced Remediation Moves Forward

    Pacific Rod & Gun Almost Cleaned-up

    "...the removal of contaminated soils and backfilling of excavated areas with clean fill material is underway and will entail the excavation and appropriate offsite disposal of up to 46,500 cubic yards of waste..."

    Read More…

  • Sewer Spills and the Sand Solution

    “In 2009-10 the ocean took part of Great Highway, and it did so very quickly. This winter could be as bad, or worse.”

    Read More… By Steve Lawrence

  • City Hall Overrides Lease Agreements!

    “…tenants can bring in more roommates as permitted under the Fire Code without the consent of the landlord. Further the landlord may not impose an increase in the rent if a tenant adds an additional occupant to the existing tenancy.”

    By John Farrell More...

  • Laguna Honda’s Acute Care Slump

    “...more staffing to transform the existing 6-bed Acute Rehab unit into the new building’s showcase - with 15 beds, a choice location, therapeutic pool and state-of-the-art fitness gym...in a safety-net hospital?”By Dr. Maria Rivero & Dr. Derek Kerr   Read More

  • Quentin Kopp

    Ruminations of a
    Former Supervisor

    “…Mayoral flunkies were charged with the same acts of fraudulent activity in completing absentee ballots for elderly Chinatown voters and then delivering them to the Department of Elections. Gascon conducted a superficial investigation that led to no criminal charges being brought.”

    By Quentin Kopp

  • Sold on Playhaven

    “In order for all of this to become reality, they realized that they needed an environment that inspires youthful imagination, along with extended playtime to give the kids a carefree childhood experience. So when they were searching for a good location and found this secluded area in the Forest Hill neighborhood, they felt it was a perfect fit for fulfilling this dream.”

    Read More… By Henry Wong

  • Crime Report

    Taraval Station NOVEMBER REPORTS

    “NOTE: Crimes are reported as space is available, this is not a complete report, nor is the report online at, but that site is a more complete source.”


  • Editorial Opinion

    Harvesting the Cannabis Taxes

    “… it is still classified as a Schedule I Controlled Substance and banks or credits unions face the threat of criminal prosecution if they provide banking services to medicinal (or recreational) cannabis operations.”


  • OCTOBER MEETING of West Of Twin Peaks Central Council (WOTPCC)

    “Public safety and crime prevention was the topic of the night at the West of Twin Peaks Central Council meeting on Monday, October 26th as President Roger Ritter welcomed six San Francisco Police Officers to discuss the “state of crime and its prevention in SF.” The officers were all long-term veterans with between 20 and 30 years of service with the SFPD.”

    By Mitch Bull More...

  • NOVEMBER 2015

    “In previous big storm seasons, the city was caught off guard and placed large piles of boulders, called revetments, to armor the beach. The revetments — which degrade access to the beach and can even accelerate erosion, causing the beach to become narrower — dismayed environmentalists and drew the ire of the California Coastal Commission”

    Read More

  • Brandon Miller

    A Reminder That Markets Move Up and Down

    “Your next move really depends on what stage of life you are in and how close you are to retirement.”

    By Brandon Miller  Read More

  • Victorian London returns to the Cow Palace: Great Dickens Christmas Fair

    A Bit of Ol' England

    “Are you ready for some tea and crumpets? Or perhaps something a bit livelier? Get ready, as a beloved Bay Area holiday tradition, the Great Dickens Christmas Fair & Victorian Holiday Party returns....” More...



    Dr. David Watts' The Lucifer Connection


    The Lucifer Connection is set in San Francisco during the 1967 Summer of Love. And suddenly there’s a murder so ingenious it just looks like an unfortunate outcome of a common malady. And that’s how Jack Barnasone, an unsuspecting doctor, gets caught in a web of evil...”

    By Linda Ayres-Frederick


  • Senior Smarts


    “Eye examination and eye care are important for maintaining vision during the senior years for safe and fulfilling senior years. The Glaucoma Research Foundation recommends that “people at high-risk for glaucoma and those over age 60 receive an eye examination through dilated pupils every one to two years.” ”

    Anise J. Matteson
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  • Remember When?

    View from Twin Peaks.

    Date Mar 26, 1926

    “Permission: San Francisco History Center, San Francisco Public Library”


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