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Oct 15, 2020
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Construction begins next month on two-year 19th Avenue overhaul

Construction will break ground next month on Public Works' 27-month, multiagency reconstruction of 19th Avenue in the Sunset. And you can bet it's going to make for some extra traffic. Read More

Sep 22, 2020
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District 5 pilots $100,000 victim assistance program for vandalized small businesses

The program, administered by the SF District Attorney's office, will reimburse merchants up to $1,000 for replacing broken windows. Read More

Sep 16, 2020
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After years of planning, upgrades to Golden Gate Park's Stanyan entrance are finally complete

With improvements and plantings complete, Rec & Park reopened the Stanyan entrance to Golden Gate Park to the public this month. Read More

Sep 16, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset

Fire at Parkside's Dragon Printing under investigation as arson

The 34-year-old print shop, owned by an immigrant family from Hong Kong, was destroyed in last week's fire. Read More

Aug 13, 2020
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Sunset business briefs: closures at beachside gift shop & SUV-damaged travel agency; more

Here's the latest look at business happenings in the avenues, including a new Inner Sunset breakfast spot. Read More

Aug 10, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Sunset

What's up with Kezar Stadium's piles of mulch?

Rec & Park's landscapers have let the (wood) chips fall where they may — sparking concern for some locals. Read More

Jul 23, 2020
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'It's a boiling point': City ignores District 5 encampments as COVID-19 threat rises

40 of the Haight's unhoused have found safe shelter at the Stanyan Street tent village. But there appears to be no plan for hundreds of others sleeping on the street. Read More

Jun 25, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset Mission NoPa

Nopalito to permanently close Sunset location, move into Bi-Rite soft serve window

Nopalito is the latest business to fall victim to the pandemic — but when one door closes, a window opens. Read More

Jun 05, 2020
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Free Gold Watch team to open Haight cannabis dispensary

The Haight's popular print shop and pinball arcade has filed for permits to open a spinoff cannabis dispensary. Read More

Jun 03, 2020
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Some SF farmers, flea markets struggle to reopen as restrictions lift

Despite getting the OK from the city, a handful of SF's flea and farmers markets still face roadblocks to resuming service. Read More

May 20, 2020
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City pushes forward to identify park lands for future homeless tent villages

The city's parks and real estate departments have two weeks to identify land where homeless people can camp at a social distance. Read More

May 15, 2020
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Haight McDonald's lot to become safe sleeping site for homeless

The vacant, city-owned lot will be pressed into use as an emergency tent shelter with social distancing and sanitation. Read More

May 13, 2020
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COVID-19 won't delay housing at Haight McDonald's, but interim use remains up in the air

The McDonald's at 730 Stanyan has officially been demolished. But during its two-year wait to become affordable housing, it's unclear if the lot will get a temporary use. Read More

May 07, 2020
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With hotel program stonewalled, city supervisors work to launch outdoor 'safe sleeping sites'

As Mayor Breed continues to defy hotel room legislation, many city supervisors are hunting for vacant properties to use as tent camps. Read More

Apr 21, 2020
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San Francisco to close some streets to car traffic for social distancing

Starting this week, some streets will be closed to through vehicle traffic in order to prioritize walking and biking as well as to provide more space for social distancing. Read More

Apr 15, 2020
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City will cite, arrest revelers congregating for 4/20, Mayor says

The official 4/20 event was canceled weeks ago, but the city is concerned people may unofficially congregate to smoke. Read More

Mar 20, 2020
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Annual 4/20 event in Golden Gate Park cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns

Citing uncertainty and a sense of public responsibility, festival organizers now have their sights set on 2021. Read More

Mar 19, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Sunset

Advocates call for making Golden Gate Park's JFK Drive car-free during shelter-in-place

"We need to be sure people can maintain six feet of space around them," said Jodie Medeiros of pedestrian organization Walk SF. Read More

Mar 06, 2020
Mar 05, 2020
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SF weekend: Car-free day on Valencia, free tulip day in Union Square, craft chocolate expo, more

The first weekend of March brings a bevy of festivals and fairs, celebrating everything from crystals to chocolate to colorful tulips. Read More

Mar 04, 2020
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TV stations to go dark for some customers as Sutro Tower antenna upgrades go online

Nine local stations will switch to new frequencies next Monday, with more following in late April, requiring over-the-air TV customers to re-scan. Read More

Feb 26, 2020
San Francisco Inner Sunset Mission

Tartine workers pin hopes on union to survive in San Francisco

SF's famed bakery is renowned for its $17 sandwiches and $75 cakes — but the workers who make them say they can't make ends meet. Read More

Feb 21, 2020
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Sup. Preston revives long-stymied push for District 5 navigation center

Starting with a meeting this Sunday, Preston is taking on the conflict that's stymied two of his predecessors — including Mayor Breed. Read More

Feb 20, 2020
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Just shy of its 80th birthday, American Cyclery seeks a new owner

After 24 years at the helm of the historic bike shop, Bradley Woehl is looking for American Cyclery's next owner. Read More