Not Far From Paradise

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In this week’s newsletter, get to know the new cafe offering island-themed treats, and then:

  • Lakeview Summit Steps survey
  • Historian calls for Carbarn memories
  • Alleged Stratos Night Club shooter charged
  • Events Around the Neighborhood
  • Kristoff's Picks

editor Anne Marie Kristoff

Feedback Needed for Lakeview Summit Steps Project Design

The San Francisco Department of Public Works is collecting feedback on the project from the public until Aug. 11, 2023.

New Cafe Far From Paradise Delivers Frozen Treats, Malasadas


The island-themed cafe is the result of Pineapples Cafe and Ocean Malasadas Co. joining forces.

Named after the signature "beep" of the Space Age satellites, Beep's Burgers is a throwback drive-in with a modern take, serving 100% Angus beef burgers and focusing on fresh, local ingredients. Serving San Francisco with ❤️ since 1962.

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Historian Seeks Geneva Office Building Memories for Book


Woody LaBounty is collecting memories about the Geneva Office Building and Powerhouse for a book project.


Man Charged In Stratos Night Club Triple Shooting


Salvador Rodriguez, 42, was charged in connection to the June shooting outside the neighborhood night club.

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Around the Neighborhood

  • Making the Case for Urban Conservation
    WHAT: The California Native Plant Society's online talk will explore why conservation in cities matters, what can be done to support and protect biodiversity and what tools might be use to make it happen.
    WHERE: Online
    WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 10, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.
    COST: Free
    RSVP: Register online
  • Bird & Beckett Benefit
    WHAT: Musicians of the San Francisco Opera and Ballet orchestras are playing a benefit for Bird & Beckett. Donations are welcome.
    WHEN: Aug. 10, 2023, at 7:30 p.m.
    WHERE: Bird & Beckett, 653 Chenery St.
  • Assessor-Recorder’s Family Wealth Forum
    WHAT: Assessor-Recorder Joaquín Torres a foum about fair home appraisals, tips to build intergenerational wealth, prevention of financial scams, resources to maintain your home and more.
    WHEN: Saturday, Aug. 12, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    WHERE: City College of San Francisco Multi-Use Building, 55 Frida Kahlo Way
    RSVP: Register online

Disclaimer: Always double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are published and errors do occur.

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