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  • Neighborhood appreciation
    Which neighborhoods have appreciated most?
    Paragon has released its San Francisco Neighborhood Appreciation Rates report, which raises the question of which neighborhoods have seen the most appreciation and why that is the case.Keep in mind that this analysis is based upon review of both...
  • Through the dune grass to Saco Bay
    The secret's out at family friendly Bayview Beach in Saco
    Saco's Bayview Beach presents a fresh face this summer, awaiting the crowds at the intersection of Route 9 (Bayview Rd) and Seaside Avenue. The overflow parking lot (family friendly FREE parking) has been re-laid out for better access plus...
  • Bayview butterfly
    Bayview's butterflies
    On a recent afternoon in the Bridgeview Garden, Mary McClure pointed out a butterfly that I couldn’t recall having seen before. Even at the Bridgeview Garden, which for me is one of Bayview’s most beautiful places, this butterfly stood...
  • Cross-town car chase cuts at cop shop
    Cross-town car chase cut at cop shop
    Sure it is probably coincidental -- considering how much trouble he is accused of giving San Francisco police last night, like allegedly hitting one officer with a car – but it is only fair to point out that Jacques Samuel at least found a...
  • Brown Bombers dancers
    Youth dance teams go to nationals
    Two San Francisco Brown Bombers Youth Dance teams won first place at the Norcal Cheer and Dance Championships. That means those teams have earned the right to advance to the American Youth Football and Cheer National Championships in Orlando,...
  • All Good Pizza
    All Good Pizza receives D10 recognition
    Supervisor Malia Cohen recognized All Good Pizza from the Bayview.In her recent newsletter, Supervisor Cohen notes that All Good Pizza owners, Kristin Houk and Matt Trahan (pictured with her) have "transformed a blighted lot on Third Street...
  • Mother Brown's mural
    Homeless shelter debate exposes Bayview divide, corners Board of Supes
    The debate about that 100-bed facility proposed to serve Mother Brown's Kitchen's homeless clients on Jennings and Van Dyke is still raging.At yesterday's full Board of Supervisors' meeting, the Budget Committee recommended...
  • Youth learn about good health
    6th Health Fair, this Saturday, is Southeast Community Facility tradition
    "Promoting Healthy Bodies and Minds" is the Southeast Community Facility Commission's 6th annual family health fair, set for this Saturday, October 26th from 10am to 2pm at the building on Oakdale and Phelps.Everyone is invited to...
  • Tom Galante
    Community hero, Tom Galante, passes
    Longtime Quesada Avenue resident, Tom Galante, passed away after a brief illness on Friday, October 9th.Tom was a familiar face in Bayview. He managed the Bay View Federal Savings and Loan on 3rd and Quesada, just half a block from his home. He...
  • Bayview's new mountain
    Bayview's new mountain (move over San Bruno)
    Last Wednesday, Revere Avenue neighbors discovered something new about the place they live when a part of their street suddenly fell into space they didn't know existed underneath it.A liaison with the construction team building the new Willie...
  • Ron Saunders
    Bayview artist teaches with the sun
    Bayview resident and artist Ron Saunders, whose large-scale images on tile hang in the interior of the new Bayview Branch Library, hosted fun in the sun last Thursday.Kids of all ages played with photosensitive paper, using netting, colanders, and...
  • Rachael Miller's community turns out
    Bayview community leaders celebrated at event and on radio waves
    Folks in the neighborhood took to the stage, screen and radio waves as the featured acts at a multimedia event last Thursday at the Bayview Opera House. KALW radio personalities narrated stories about the locals as images and video clips played...
  • Fresh and Easy
    Fresh and Easy store closing stings Bayview neighborhood
    I know what “food insecurity” feels like. It’s that feeling you get after an earthquake.I felt it last Tuesday when I was shopping at Fresh and Easy on 3rd Street during that store’s 50%-off closing sale. I was in the pack...
  • Linda Brooks-Burton
    Bayview hero Linda Brooks Burton dies suddenly
    One of Bayview Hunters Point's most beloved members, Linda Brooks Burton, passed away yesterday. While details are scarce, early reports are that she suffered a heart attack.Most community members know Linda from the Bayview's branch...
  • Yosemite Slough
    Yosemite Slough cleanup on EPAs agenda
    "Yosemite Slough is an inter-tidal channel between Hunters Point and Candlestick Point right here in the Bayview," according to EPA Superfund Project Manager Craig Cooper in a new article for Bayview Footprints Local News. "Plans...