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SF neighborhood beauty

City Grants to Green & Beautify Neighborhoods

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and City Administrator Naomi Kelly announced $1.2 million in matching Community Challenge Grants to residents, businesses, schools, non-profits and community groups to make neighborhood greening and beautification improvements. The San Francisco [...]
AMCAL and Young Community Developers Break Ground on 60 Units of Affordable Housing at the San Francisco Shipyard. Pictured - Left to Right
Robert Baca - AMCAL, Shamann Walton - YCD, Commissioner Miguel Bustos, Mayor Edwin M. Lee, Mara Rosales -Chair of the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure,
Percey Vaz - AMCAL, Tiffany Bohee - Executive Producer of the Commission on Community Investment and Infrastructure, Charmaine Atherton, Maurice Ramirez, LaShon A. Walker - Lennar Urban, Dr. Veronica Hunnicutt. Photo by William Hammons.

Affordable Housing Development Slated for Bayview

AMCAL Multi-Housing and Bayview based Young Community Developers, Inc. (YCD) recently broke ground on a 60-unit affordable housing development at the San Francisco shipyard. The partnership brings together one of California’s leading builders of workforce [...]
In "The Jewelry Box," a young Brian Copeland heads to the "mean streets" 
of Oakland to buy his mom a Christmas present. 
The show is at The Marsh San Francisco until December 27. Photo credit: Joan Marcus

Brian Copeland’s “The Jewelry Box” Shows at The Marsh

Actor, comedian, writer, and radio talk show host Brian Copeland comes back to the stage this holiday season with an entertaining and humorous one-man show on finding the perfect gift for Christmas in his play [...]
Michael Brown Sr., speaking, and Rev. Amos Brown, Third Baptist Church (second from left).

Michael Brown Sr. Tells SF: “Stand strong and fight.” Mike Brown’s father speaks at Third Baptist and Mission High

Nearly 800 community members and faith leaders packed into the pews of Third Baptist Church on Sunday to hear remarks from Michael Brown Sr. father of the 18-year-old who was shot and killed by Ferguson [...]
(Left to right) Jonathan Finlayson, trumpeter with Five Elements, Marcus Gilmore, drummer, Steve Coleman, alto saxophonist & leader of Five Elements, John Handy, prominent jazz saxophonist, Ron Finlayson, Brenda Pugh and Tilman Pugh. Photograph: Conway Jones

Award-winning Saxophonist Steve Coleman Performs in Bay Area

  Saxophonist Steve Coleman, whose quintet performed last Sunday at SFJazz in San Francisco, was honored recently with a MacArthur Fellow, an award presented to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in [...]