Monthly Archive: February 2014

Diesel store with "for lease" sign 18

West Coast Leather heading out

We received a few tips from our readers that West Coast Leather (400 Castro Street) has been setting up store closing sale signs in their windows and outside their doors the past couple of days. I stopped in earlier today to find out what was up. Having not been in...

Castro and Market (photo: John Airaksinen/flickr) 2

Castro Biscuit Required Reading – Feb 27

A lot of news gets reported every day in the City of San Francisco. Sometimes it’s easy to get stuck in our little bubble here in the Castro so we decided to create a somewhat regular post linking to some of the San Francisco news we thought was important or entertaining....

Muni F-Line at Market and Noe (photo: torbakhopper / flickr) 23

Muni F Line to rise to $6?

As part of the Mayor Ed Lee’s plan to rescind the Sunday parking meter enforcement that started last year, the SFMTA is looking for ways to recoup some of the $9 million windfall the meters (and ticketing) brought in by raising the F Line ride cost to $6 in line...

4 crosswalk designs (two rainbow and two...decorative) 26

Castro Rainbow crosswalk designs released, go vote!

The Castro Community Benefit District has released their survey showing 4 design ideas for new crosswalks for the upcoming Castro Streetscape Improvement Project that will begin construction end of February / beginning of March. They are asking for community members to vote on their favorite design and also the location for...

Castro Station (photo: Timmy Denike / Flickr) 5

TellMuni.com and changes to Castro Muni lines

If you’ve got ideas for changes to Castro Muni lines, here’s your chance. The SFMTA is seeking the public’s feedback on all Muni lines running throughout the city as part of their Transit Effectiveness Program (TEP). TEP’s focus is to “improve service reliability, reduce travel time on transit, and improve...

Supervisor Scott Wiener (photo: NtugiGroup/flickr) 66

UPDATE: Wiener 2014: Does Supervisor Wiener have a dirty money problem?

Update: 2:40PM – See Supervisor Scott Wiener’s response below —————————————- The investor activity tracking and eviction mapping organization, the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project (AEMP), used Supervisor Scott Wiener’s campaign finance disclosure filings for 2013 to build an infographic of his campaign funding for re-election this November. The Infographic shows that real...