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16 posts from April 2010

04/16/2010

Sunday Streets - April 18th in the Bayview

Sunday Streets - April 18th in the Bayview Sunday Streets is a city-wide event that takes place in different neighborhoods on Sundays throughout the Spring and Summer and shuts down city streets to traffic so that residents can take over for a day with all sorts of healthy and family friendly activities.

April 18th is Bayview with fun activities taking place all along 3rd Avenue starting at China Basin (across from AT&T Park), down the Central Waterfront to the Bayview Opera House and Bayview Park. Full details and activities available at the Sunday Streets web site:  http://sundaystreetssf.com/

Mayor Newsom's Video Update: April 16, 2010

Mayor Newsom's Video Update: April 16, 2010 In this week's YouTube update from Kezar Stadium Mayor Newsom reminds people to prepare themselves and their families for an emergency in wake of the 104th anniversary of the Great 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire this weekend. He highlights the launch of the nation's largest green loan program (http://GreenFinanceSF.org), a new landscape ordinance to beautify our City, and efforts to revitalize the Beach Chalet soccer fields.

Watch now on YouTube

04/14/2010

Mayor and President Chiu Highlight the Importance of Emergency Preparation

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Mayor Gavin Newsom and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu highlighted earthquake and emergency preparedness today in the wake of several large earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, and, more recently, in Baja, California. Mayor Newsom and Supervisor Chiu also focused on the need for continued infrastructure repairs and seismic upgrades as the City prepares to commemorate the 104th anniversary of the 1906 Great Earthquake and Fire.

“Recent earthquakes in Haiti, Chile and Southern California are all too clear reminders that we must continue to prepare for the next major earthquake in our region,” said Mayor Newsom. “We’ve made great progress in recent years, but we can never let up on our work to seismically reinforce our key facilities and infrastructure to withstand a major earthquake.” Read more

04/12/2010

Mayor Newsom's Video Update: April 10, 2010

Mayor Newsom's Video Update: April 10, 2010 Mayor Newsom films this week's YouTube update from West Portal during his "Open Door Day" with residents. He also talks about the Sunset Reservoir Solar Project, the start of construction at Hunters View, the pilot project for HOPE SF, and the launch of the nation's largest green loan program, GreenFinanceSF.

Watch now on YouTube

04/07/2010

Mayor Newsom and President Chiu Introduce $27 Billion 10 Year Capital Plan

Mayor Newsom and President Chiu Introduce $27 Billion 10 Year Capital Plan Plan will create 190,000 new construction-related jobs and addresses critical capital needs and expenditures

Mayor Newsom and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu introduced the City’s FY 2011-2020 Capital Plan at the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday to improve the City’s economy and infrastructure. The Plan recommends $26.9 billion in total capital investments ranging from road resurfacing to the rebuild of San Francisco General Hospital to maintenance, repairs and seismic retrofits of our schools, parks, and public safety buildings. The investment is expected to create an average of 19,000 new construction-related jobs in San Francisco per year.

“The Ten-Year Capital Plan addresses basic needs for our streets, parks, schools and libraries as well as critical public health and safety projects,” said Mayor Newsom. “It provides us with an objective and realistic roadmap to create local jobs and prioritize improvements to our infrastructure.” Read more