SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee Meeting

Agenda and schedule

Of note:

2-5. Parkmerced items


EPA's map of air quality for the Bay Area today

Don’t Bike Until the Air Clears

Government officials are warning people to avoid outdoor activities (see above map) due to particulates in the air. The media is full of reports and interviews with experts about the hazards of breathing the smoke. Many schools are closed. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has cancelled or postponed several outdoor events, including its pop-up outreach, […]

Today’s Headlines

Air Quality Delays Muni? (SFExaminer) More on Bay Area Air Quality (Hoodline, SFChron, SFExaminer) Suspect in Lafayette BART Stabbing (SFGate, EastBayTimes) Oakland’s Pothole Blitz (EastBayTimes) Apartment Plans for Oak and Divisadero (Hoodline) Bryant Street Housing Project Underway (BizTimes) Market Street Project Approved (Socketsite) Rebuilding Koret Playground (Hoodline, Curbed) The Brick Circles in SF Streets (KQED) […]
Advocates and city officials discussed the plight of the homeless on the Hairball last night in the Mission. Photo: SFBC

Bike Talk on Homeless and the Hairball

Melodie, a woman in her late 50s who lives in a camper along one of the streets leading into the Hairball, pleaded with city officials and advocates to just give homeless people some sanctuary and peace. “There’s no where else to go,” she said to a group of some 40 bike and homeless advocates who […]