‘Fares Should Be Lower’: A Q&A with District 7 Citizen Transit Representative Neil Ballard

Neil Ballard is in his second term representing District 7 on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Citizens' Advisory Council.

Neil Ballard, a regular contributor to The Ingleside Light, represents District 7’s interests on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s 15-member advisory board called the Citizens’ Advisory Council. Given Muni’s outsize impact on Ingleside, The Light interviewed him about what he is doing and observing about the city’s transportation system. What is the SFMTA Citizens’ … Read more

Coronavirus: Ingleside Community Meetings Postponed and Canceled, Schools Closed or Operating Remotely

The OMI Family Center has numerous signs instructing clients about the coronavirus and community health.

COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus, is impacting Ingleside in a number of ways as city and state government responds to the spread of the flu-like disease. The San Francisco Public Library announced Tuesday that it has canceled all of its programs at its 28 branch libraries — like Ingleside and Ocean View libraries — … Read more

Women’s History Trivia to Adult Coloring Club: March 2020 Ingleside Library Events Calendar

March 16 Update: All events are canceled due to the public health emergency. The San Francisco Public Library has a full calendar for all ages this March. Storytime for Toddlers: Come join us at the library for stories, fingerplays, rhymes, sing-along songs, scarves and bubbles. Storytime lasts 30 minutes; playtime with toys afterward. Date: Monday, … Read more

Flooding Relief Resource Fair For Property Owners This Weekend

The Wells Fargo located at the intersection of Ocean and Brighton avenues underwent construction to prevent stormwater flooding in February 2020.

Many Ingleside residents may have noticed that the Wells Fargo on Ocean Avenue at Brighton has been closed for serious construction. The reason: stormwater flooding prevention. When it rains, a number of commercial buildings on the avenue as well as sections of residential neighborhoods, such as Ingleside Terraces and Mission Terrace, suffer from floodwater rising … Read more