With numerous construction projects stalled due to the economic climate, the Mayor’s Office seeks to encourage developers and property owners to convert blighted construction sites in waiting to interim park-like spaces for playing.
Skaters, rejoice! Plans to build a skate park in the South of Market are finally moving forward after a preliminary lease agreement was reached. Rollerbladers, there’s nothing to see here for you. Move along, please.
The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission is expanding the Discounted Rain Barrel Program (yes, we have a Discounted Rain Barrel Program) to help capture rain water that can eventually be used as potable water. A new partnership will expand the program to the city’s schools, helping to reduce our impact on the environment and teach those kiddies a thing or two. Win/win, eh?
Supervisor Bevan Dufty’s legislation that increases the prize money available to charitable bingo games in San Francisco is up for a vote next Monday before the City Operations and Neighborhood Services Committee.
Chris Roberts persuaded the Examiner to give him PLENTY of ink to write this mini-novella about former Supervisor and Mayoral candidate Angela Alioto, and the controversial shrine she and others have worked on for years.
A former campaign operative with a history of championing women’s rights and those good old fashioned San Francisco Values, Rosie brings an insider perspective to city politics. When she’s not doing outreach in the community or assisting her clients, she enjoys riding her bike, practicing yoga, cooking and exploring The City and all it has to offer.