Is it your winning lottery ticket purchased at the Geary & Arguello Chevron?

Someone’s holiday dreams are about to come true. KGO-TV reports that the Chevron gas station at Geary and Arguello sold a winning lottery ticket that is worth nearly $292,000. The winning ticket matched all five numbers drawn in the Fantasy… Continue Reading

Mmmmerry Christmas

I hope everyone has a fun and festive Christmas! – Sarah B. Photo by flight66


Beware “Paragon Magazine” – aggressive door to door magazine sales

I got an email from a reader, warning me about an aggressive group of men selling magazines and books door to door in the neighborhood. They’re from an Illinois group called Paragon Magazine Sales, and they first turned up in… Continue Reading


SF Chronicle: S.F. bookshop owner to close over ADA lawsuit

Lea Dimond (right) hugs longtime customer Lisa Louis at Dimond’s Thidwick Books. | Photo by Paul Chinn / The Chronicle The SF Chronicle published a front page story today that features Clement Street’s Thidwick Books and the story of its… Continue Reading


Supervisor Mar comments on business closures due to ADA lawsuits

We’ve published a couple of stories recently about Richmond District businesses that are closing or have already closed, due to lawsuits against them for non-compliance with ADA guidelines. The first we heard about was the “Big Heart” Video Cafe on… Continue Reading

$6 admission to the Balboa Theater – all day on Xmas Eve

If you have plans to head to the movies this Friday, think about going to the Balboa Theater. All day long they’re offering a discounted admission of just $6 when you say “Balboa News” at the box office. It’s their… Continue Reading