SF opens state-of-the-art firehouse [Chron] [ABC7]

“This column shall address handrail safety guidelines, visual delineation requirements and issues of tread height and depth. Violation of any of these standards may establish liability against the landlord.”
Do your stairs meet state safety rules? [Ex]

“The Planning Commission recently issued a smack down to the Planning Department, voting unanimously to overturn the Department’s objection to the fa├žade color of a new residential building planned for 344 Fulton.”
Development Watch: Black and White and Red Tape All Over [Curbed]

“The Lyceum Theatre opened in mid-1907, with vaudeville and motion pictures.”
Ghost of Lyceum Theater Haunts Safeway Parking Lot [Bernalwood]

“Beginning this fall, when the first new mixed-use housing developments along the upper Market corridor start leasing or selling their units, the first batch of new BMRs in a generation will be up for grabs near the vicinity of the Castro.”
Scarcity of affordable housing seen in Castro district [BAR]

“After the Giants won the National League pennant in October, the joyous crowds celebrating near the statue in his likeness behind the Ferry Building in San Francisco snapped off his walking staff, leaving only a tiny stump on the ground and a foot-long bit rising out of his fist.”
S.F. Gandhi statue vandalized – again [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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