Red Carpet: SF Foundation honors civic leaders

SF Foundation Community Leadership Awards: The San Francisco Foundation presented its 2010 award winners last week with cash honors and a celebration at the Herbst Theatre. Awardees included Dr. Washington Burns, Anna Halprin, Sylvia Rosales-Fike and the East Bay Asian Local Development Corp. Outstanding San Francisco public high school students Oscar Alfredo Figueroa-Flores, Emalata Paea, Noe Rivas, Moneace Smith, Ana Gabriela Avalos Tizol, Fany Chan Xu and Weichao “Steven” Zhuo also were honored.

Koret serves Agassi award

Koret Foundation Awards Luncheon: Last week at the Bently Reserve, tennis great Andre Agassi received the 2010 Koret Prize for his commitment to creating opportunities for disadvantaged youths, including establishing a foundation for education, opening a college-prep charter school and encouraging other athletes to pursue philanthropic efforts.  

A model success at Bulgari

Bulgari celebrates Tatiana Sorokko: On Sept. 23 at its San Francisco boutique, the luxury retailer, Harper’s Bazaar magazine and civic leaders celebrated Russian model Tatiana Sorokko’s U.S. fashion exhibition debut and its accompanying catalog, “Extending the Runway: Tatiana Sorokko Style.”

Robbed shopkeeper says San Francisco is so broken it needs Batman

The Deli Board’s Adam Mesnick is sick and tired of SOMA crime

Redwood forest in California is returned to native tribes

523 acres will be transferred to 10 tribes whose ancestors were forcibly removed from the land

Opinion: California’s electric grid is not ready to meet climate goals

We must start now to develop the electric grid of the future that will make clean energy possible