The new bridge will likely not be named for a person, which has turned out to be something plagued with problems in recent years, but rather its name will reflect its physical appearance or its role in the port.
The superintendent of schools in 1918, William Stephens, had the unenviable and controversial job of patching together the school schedule so that the year wouldn’t be a washout for students.
One of the problems with neighborhood residents hiring private security is “not everyone pays, but everyone benefits,” says Chris Souza, vice president of Platt Security, Inc.
Forty-one years after renting a room in a duplex that sold then for $40,000, the place in Bluff Heights has a new buyer.
The chosen logos appear on the various engines, trucks and other apparatus, on the walls of the station, on patches and, perhaps most visibly, on T-shirts worn by crew members.
In recommending the Charles Buffum House for historic designation, the Cultural Heritage Commission noted its Edwardian architecture style that was at its height in popularity between 1902 and 1920.
Springs knew her chances for getting the VP nod were slim, but she predicted, “The day is not very far off when a woman will be president of the United States.”
Beverly O’Neill won in an unprecedented third-term write-in victory over 2nd District Councilman Dan Baker, who had the distinct advantage of not only being the only name on the ballot, but was also listed on the form as the city’s vice mayor.
The national press had a field day with the prudish ordinance. The San Francisco Chronicle wrote, “Ever since Commissioner Peek took charge of the morals of the beach they call it Peekabootown.”
The duplex’s two units have been renovated, but remain historically faithful to the original design. The current owner has retained the building’s history and architectural appeal.