Monday, June 17, 2019

Cannabis Lounge

Cannabis lounges are on track to open by early next year in San Francisco, making it possible for those who want to smoke pot to have somewhere legal to smoke it. No smoking apartments combined with no smoking in front of building entrances makes it all but impossible to take a toke.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Less Stress

While BART is maxed, Bay Area ferries are just getting started, with a projected five-fold increase in ferry ridership as the Transportation Authority and Port of San Francisco plan for expansion goes into high gear. The new Richmond Ferry, that went into operation in January, is a resounding success. Over the next fifteen years, the ferry system will grow from 16 vessels to 44.

Friday, May 31, 2019

Last Black Man

The Last Black Man in San Francisco premiered at the Castro Theatre May 29. Hometown writer/director Joe Talbot said, "This is where my parents took me to see The Godfather when I was 13." For those who remember the Fillmore District before redevelopment displaced the Black community, it is a sad yet inspirational reminder of what it means to belong.

Friday, May 03, 2019

Waterfront Line

E Embarcadero will someday extend from Fort Mason Center to Oracle Park. For now, streetcar riders can enjoy amenities such as Fisherman's Wharf and the Ferry Building.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

SF Civil Rights Heroes

90 years before Rosa Parks made American history, Blacks in San Francisco made California history, leading to integration of transit ridership, operations and management at Muni.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Wall of Fame

Peter Magowan, the man who kept the Giants in San Francisco, has passed away.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Newsom Prioritizes Kids

Governor Newsom hits the ground running, prioritizing Early Childhood Development through his appointment of California's first Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a pediatrician and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco. Upon being sworn in as governor, Newsom said he intends to shift control of Juvenile Justice away from Corrections to Health & Human Services.