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  • Park Department Math: 9 – 1 = 7 Drones

    “The sales of commercial drones will rise as high as 2.7 million (from 600,000) and the number of hobbyist drones will increase from 1.9 million to 4.3 million between now and 2020.”

    By George Wooding More ...

  • Business on West Portal Calm — For Now

    “…the possibility of the M streetcar going underground is still getting into gear. While the end result would benefit street traffic and commuters, disrupting noises, fumes and dust during construction would hurt businesses.”

    By Tony Taylor More ...

  • FBI Probe: DPH Turmoil, Intrigue

    “Adding to the impression that dirt was being hidden was a series of break-ins, intrusions and thefts from DPH executive offices … DPH reportedly stalled on … security cameras. Key documents, including promissory notes … vanished.”

    By Dr. Derek Kerr & Dr. Maria Rivero Read More ...

  • The Source of Our Water

    “ Farmers in California are free from most water regulation, can use all the water they want and export products abroad, while Califor-nians living in the cities, must reduce their water use?”

    By Glenn Rogers More ...

  • CGOBOC Fails Monitoring Change Orders

    “Until a new CSA oversight audit committee is formed, the overwhelmed, understaffed, and overworked CGOBOC committee will never provide true oversight on bond measures.…”

    By Patrick Monette-Shaw Read More ...

  • Digesting the Environmental Impact Report

    “Let's hope that the biosolids digesters, subject of that thousand page tome, do serve adequately for what seems like a surprisingly short planning horizon of twenty years.”

    By Steve Lawrence

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  • It's Budget Time Again

    “I don't understand. The job of the Budget and Finance Committee is to review and make applicable cuts. Don't expect the Mayor to do the job for you.”

    By John Farrell Read More ...

  • Deferred Comp Id@nt!ty Theft

    “It sure seems suspect that…when selecting investment vehicles…(they)…only fish in the small life insurance annuity pond, instead of the ocean of other investment companies.”

    By Lou Barberini

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  • Quentin Kopp

    Ruminations

    “ Although our current President and conservative media members have seemingly popularized the notion of "fake news" in the last two years, that's not a new concept. ”

    Quentin Kopp
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  • Where the neighborhood takes on the issues.

    West of Twin Peaks Central Council
    JUNE MEETING

    “The June meeting of the West of Twin Peaks Central Council focused on new officers and a spirited and entertaining musical performance from a relatively-unknown San Francisco institution. ”

    By Mitch Bull

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    JULY / AUGUST 2017

     

    Publisher Mitch Bull knows what's going on around the City.

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  • Brandon Miller

    Finding Financial Stability After a Divorce

    “Pay off your mortgage before retirement? Open a small business? Whatever your dreams, determine the cost of each one so you know how much you'll need to save. Save what you can each month, and keep in mind that even small amounts will add up over time.”

    By Brandon Miller

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  • Brio Named "Top 50" Bay Area Businesses

    “…getting through the difficult times is sometimes the most rewarding part of this work, and I'm really proud to be included in the journey.”

    By Mitch Bull

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  • Scam Alert!

    Spoofs of Police Phone Numbers

    “Approximately half of the total number of these burglaries occurred around the Parkmerced area. Most … are students who reside with roommates.”

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  • Local Author Martha Conway at the BookShop West Portal

    “San Francisco-based author Martha Conway read from her historical novel, The Underground River, on June 20 at Bookshop West Portal that Tuesday evening. The enthralled audience was impressed.

    By Jonathan Farrell Read More ...

  • Who Takes Care of the Caregiver?

    “Early on as a writer, I wrote, WHO TAKES CARE OF THE CAREGIVER? STRESS – DIET - EXERCISE designed for non-medical caregivers … to encourage focusing on remembering that you are the number one priority while committing to being a good caregiver.”

    Anise J. Matteson Read More ...

  • Remember When?

    West Portal Avenue 1917

    Men standing in a field, West Portal Avenue. Dated 1917 Published by permission of the San Francisco History Center of the SF Public Library

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