Category: S.F. Lives

Playing the San Francisco music scene from BART plazas to Sketchfest

Marc Capelle has beaten the odds on a few scores: Not only is he native to The City and still…

2 weeks ago

For baker reinventing his life in San Francisco, worker-ownership is a sweet deal

“Not all bakers are early risers,” said Howard Ryan. “I go to work at noon now.” After nearly 20 years…

1 month ago

Learning the hard way about the dangers cyclists face on the road

“I’m in the best shape I’ve ever been in my life,” said Diane Serafini, a cyclist whose rigorous training regime…

1 month ago

History buff Peter Linenthal is a Potrero Hill treasure

“When I moved to the neighborhood in 1975, it was very quiet,” said Peter Linenthal, a self-described visual anthropologist whose…

2 months ago

Former Mission District family finds peace amid housing crisis and their new neighborhood

It’s been three years since Dale Duncan, Marta Muñoz and their 10-year old, Emilia, were forced to vacate their Mission…

2 months ago

Bernal Heights artist Anna Lisa Escobedo thrives in a painter’s paradise

“I didn’t grow up with art on the walls or art around me,” said artist Anna Lisa Escobedo now in…

3 months ago

Jeff Cotter builds a tree of hope with a thousand cranes

Built by careful placement of thousands of origami cranes with children’s wishes like “peace and education” and “no fighting” written…

3 months ago

Erika Lam’s business and family are Chinese in origin, San Franciscan to the core

“I used to think, I’m going to buy a house in Sea Cliff one of these days,” said Erika Lam,…

4 months ago