Ocean Beach news roundup February 10

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Lion dancers, such as these from the Jing Mo Athletic Association at the Anza Branch Library in January, were just one element of the celebrations greeting the lunar Year of the Serpent. Photo: Tom Prete / Ocean Beach Bulletin

This week in the Ocean Beach news roundup: Lunar New Year, Year of the Snake, starts; evictions, housing and a changing city; toxic ocean algae

We can’t link to every story out there. But if you think we missed something, leave a comment here, or tell us on Twitter or Facebook.

  • Celebrations and traditions greet the Year of the Snake. – Sunset Beacon
  • Ellis Act eviction seeks to move 11 residents out of Sunset District apartment building. – Sunset Beacon
  • Coupled with rent competition from highly paid tech workers, Ellis Act evictions are changing the character of San Francisco, including the Richmond and Sunset. – SF Bay Guardian
  • Where have all the children gone? San Francisco has been getting harder and harder for families, and the beginning of that change coincided with the closing of Playland at the Beach. – Potrero View
  • Not one but two houses for less than $500,000 in the outer Richmond District. – CurbedSF
  • Geary Boulevard bus plan takes a closer look at center lanes, while procedural delays cause one citizen advisor to resign in protest. – Richmond Review
  • Excess nitrogen in ocean water, often from pollution, can cause explosive growth of a kind of toxic plankton harmful to people and marine life, according to San Francisco State University researchers. – SFSU
  • Golden Gate Park program provides therapy through horseback riding. – Richmond Review

 

 

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