Two of the mature ash trees at 201 Spear St. (at Howard) were trimmed this morning, because the canopy was overhanging the street and the tops of semitrucks were hitting them. A large pile of branches was collected below. The trees were two of 10 that the property owner wanted to remove, but neighbors fought to save them and won.
Join Market Street Railway, SFMTA, Mayor Ed Lee, Senator Dianne Feinstein and other dignitaries at 10:45am Friday in the median of the Embarcadero just south of Mission Street to celebrate the opening of the historic streetcar E-line, which will run from Jones and Beach streets in Fisherman's Wharf to the Caltrain Depot. The line officially gears up on Saturday and will run weekends only from 10am–7pm, transitioning to seven-day service in early 2016.
The 6th & Irving house that sports the rainbow mural celebrating marriage equality has gained a new piece of art, this time celebrating local pride. The sign is made of dozens of small wheels, and the creator says she hopes to attach a pulley system to turn the wheels and transform it into an interactive toy.