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Families Against 8: No on Prop 8 volunteers Pam Waterstone (center), her partner of 26 years Robin Lowey (right), and Waterstone’s son Sam stand with a campaign sign. Lowey, Waterstone and her son are some of the many volunteers and families that are working very hard to defeat the measure that would ban same-sex marriage in the state.(photo: Bill Sywak)
Real Estate Column: Is Your Home Ready for Winter?
Castro Crime Beat
Supervisor Dufty Column: New Business in Castro
November 2008 Calendar
Area Merchants Attempt to Deter Recent Influx of Panhandlers
The Castro District is known as a place to find smiles and generosity. In recent months this generosity has attracted a new wave of panhandlers that have taken up residence on the sidewalks of the neighborhood, often leaving a mess in their wake and becoming aggressive in their requests for money.
Upper Market Community Design Plan Approved
On Oct. 23, after a year of public workshops and round table discussions, the San Francisco Planning Commission approved two documents that were produced to represent the ideas and goals of community members and designers who worked on the Upper Market Community Design Plan.
Castro Comes Together for “No on 8” Campaign
In the final weeks before the Nov. 4 election, the Castro has witnessed intense activity as the center of the campaign against Proposition 8 in San Francisco.
The “No on 8” headquarters at the former Tower Records site on Market Street has been the home base for literally hundreds of students, professionals, families, political leaders and concerned citizens participating in the campaign.
Vinikitas.com Provides Wine News for On-line Oenophiles
Wine culture can be intimidating, especially for those in their twenties and thirties who are just starting to develop an interest in wine. At least, that was the idea behind vinikitas.com, an online wine magazine that offers reviews, essays, suggestions and the like to the web savvy wine connoisseur.