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Permanent Pink Popcorn

San Francisco restaurants and foodies are coming together to do their part in Haitian relief efforts. Tonight: Evil Jerk Cart will be at The Blue Macaw from 10 p.m. until 2 a.m. It’s been a while since I’ve been to the Stow Lake Boathouse in Golden Gate Park, but I’m so excited to see their pink popcorn isn’t going anywhere. ...

Thousands Walk to School by Choice

On a brisk, sunny day with small rain puddles underfoot from the early-morning drizzle, Marshall Elementary School students gathered at Kidpower Park on Capp Street to make the three-block journey to school. “¡Buenos días!” shouted a representative from San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Department, who gathered the kids together for a warm-up exercise. “¡¿Vamos a caminar a la escuela?!” “¡Sí!”...

SNAP: Marshall Elementary’s Playground Gets a Facelift

The Mission District’s Marshall Elementary School hosted a dedication ceremony Tuesday morning to thank developer Avant Housing LLC and Devcon Construction for resurfacing and painting the cracked cement surfact of its playground area. The two companies, which also donated several wooden benches and a small greenhouse to Marshall, are building a 230,000-square-foot, six-story apartment building half a block from the...

Meet the Neighbors: Meghan and Yael (Sponsored)

  About this project: Meet The Neighbors is an initiative between the Bay Area Rapid Transit and Andrea Baker Consulting with the intention of initiating a conversation about the 16th Street BART plazas and the people (our neighbors) who use and traverse the plaza — sometimes on a daily basis. Oftentimes, we use a place and yet we do not...

Community will decide on name for new Mission park set to open in May

A 17-year vision to transform an empty parking lot at 17th and Folsom streets into a recreational park is months away from completion and all that remained to do at Thursday’s final community meeting was to vote on a name. “The park is almost there,” announced Paulina Araica, the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department’s project manager, who briefed community members...

Police comb Mission District school searching for suspects

Police searched Marshall Elementary Tuesday evening, looking for suspects in an earlier incident in which someone threw a gun out of a car window.  Although children had been dismissed for the day some staff were on hand, and police cleared all for the search. “I just got kicked out” said Chi Ho Leung, a janitor who had been working at...

Marshall Elementary parents defend teacher accused of child abuse

Parents of Marshall Elementary School are going to bat for a teacher who was arrested on Tuesday for alleged child abuse. They say he was a pillar of the community and the charges against him have been blown out of proportion. On Tuesday just before noon, Andres Tobar, a longtime kindergarten teacher at Marshall Elementary School turned himself into the...