The supervisorial election in the Haight, Fillmore and Western Addition is not just about neighborhood issues, but a rallying cry against The City’s direction.
District 5 is the most progressive of San Francisco’s 11 Board of Supervisors districts, and the officeholder has traditionally championed left-leaning causes. Read More
A high-rolling con artist who faces 35 years in prison for a San Francisco real estate scam is now a fugitive, prosecutors said, after he posted a $1 million bail and then apparently disappeared before the guilty verdict in the case was handed down Wednesday. Read More
Although there may not be a towering construction crane on every corner of San Francisco, it can sometimes seem that way.
From the second Rincon Hill tower to the Central Subway transit project, San Francisco is undergoing a massive wave of new construction. Some 56 major developments — totaling $3.137 billion in construction costs, 500 stories and 5,188 residential units — are in various stages of the approval process, according to The City’s Department of Building Inspection. Read More
Residents of the booming Rincon Hill neighborhood are backing a parks bond for the November ballot in order to upgrade open space in the area of The City that is attracting families. Read More
Since moving to the neighborhood in 2006, Rincon Hill resident Jamie Whitaker has assailed various city officials with repeated requests for traffic-calming measures near his home.Five years later, Whitaker has yet to see any of his requests come to fruition, and his concerns were made tragically clear Friday after the death of 71-year-old Lourdes Richman, who was struck and killed by a truck driver while crossing Second and Townsend streets. Read More
Marty Coressel, the director for platform services at Charles Schwab and Rincon Hill resident recently led the efforts to get a dog park established at the base of the Bay Bridge. The park, located at Bryant and Beale streets, will have its groundbreaking ceremony today at 1:30 p.m. Read More
Now that Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed eliminating local redevelopment agencies, folks at City Hall are re-reading the California Code and looking for ways to fund local upgrades. Read More