As Katherine Feinstein wraps up a stellar career as a San Francisco Superior Court Judge, she is leaving the door open for a future run for public office. And one thing is certain with Feinstein, name ID will not be an issue.
It’s one of those San Francisco places that is just so San Francisco… and it looks like it will stay that way for ever and ever and ever and ever and ever. With a Wednesday vote of the Historic Preservation Commission, the Duboce Park neighborhood will be on its way to landmark status.
When City officials got wind of a cutting-edge budgeting practice that creates a new avenue for public participation, you better believe they were all over it like my 2-year-old on a PB&J. Participatory budgeting will make its San Francisco debut in D3 this coming year. Start working on your wishlist!
Usually when you preform a service that takes longer and costs more money than other, more convenient forms of transportation you don’t expect to be regulated as much as other… oh, wait, this is San Francisco; you should definitely expect the regulation. The funny thing? Apparently it kind of works.
The Examiner covers a story on the bicycle lanes in Golden Gate Park – those lanes that are between a mid-street row of parked cars and the sidewalk. You know, those lanes that make you do a double-take when you see them first?
Henry Alvarez was fired last year from his job as head of the SF Housing Authority, so he opened a Southern comfort food restaurant in Berkeley. We learn today that his restaurant closed and new owners are already in the space.
We’re having a big month. The Barbary Coast team is moving our offices, a couple of us are out on maternity and paternity leave, and there are some holidays you might have heard about. So we’ll be back on January 2 with all the big stories from the break.