Ocean Beach news roundup August 24

By | May 24, 2017

This week in the Ocean Beach news roundup: blueprint for new housing in Sunset District; pastor pleads innocent to molestation; traffic changes on Ortega Street; Richmond residents give Robin Williams a hand

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.

  • San Francisco Board of Supervisors member Katy Tang has produced a blueprint for the future development of the Sunset District, including adding 1,000 housing units. Its created a buzz among urban planners and the real-estate industry, including some questions about whether its time to increase height and density limits in the neighborhood. Sunset District Blueprint, Socketsite, SF Business Times, SF Housing Action Coalition
  • Bike lanes and traffic-calming measures installed on outer Otega Street near library, playground and schools. Streetsblog SF
  • Pastor of Richmond District church pleads innocent to molesting girl. Bay City News via KRON-TV, San Mateo Daily Journal
  • Are San Francisco neighborhoods changing from practical to precious? People were having the same discussion in 1985. – SF Gate
  • New program seeks to spare birds from fatally crashing into windows, and this outer Sunset District resident is among the first to sign up. SF Chronicle
  • Sports camp for kids collects thousands of shoes in Sunset District to send to Central America.KGO-TV
  • Green Street project between Lands End and Baker Beach aims to improve water quality.Richmond SF Blog
  • Richmond District residents gather to remember Robin Williams with a standing ovation in sync with other ovation memorials in SF and nationwide. Richmond SF Blog
RIP Robin Williams Sutro Baths

Richmond District residents recently gathered to remember Robin Williams with a round of applause, but earlier someone scratched their own memorial into the sand at Sutro Baths. Photo: Benita Marquez-Darcy

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