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Don Nasser, president of the Castro Theatre, stands in front of the doors of the iconic establishment. Nasser's family has owned the theater since it opened in 1922.
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SFPD Faces Potential Labor Shortage as Older Officers Retire
Boomers are retiring, so the top brass at the SF Police Department (SFPD) and other departments throughout the state are perspiring as their agencies have to actively recruit more officers.
In the next four years, roughly a third of the Police Department will start collecting pensions, which no doubt troubles at least some at police headquarters since the city charter says they have to provide a minimum level of police officers.
Long-time Owner of Castro Theatre Gives Exclusive Tour of Famous Movie House
Though New York City has the Apollo, Washington D.C. has the Kennedy Center and Los Angeles has Mann’s Chinese Theatre, there is no performance space quite like the Castro Theatre. Built in 1922, the Castro Theatre is a nationally recognized cultural and entertainment icon.
Reds, Whites, and Friendliness Swirl at Local ‘Gathering Place’
As someone whose wine rack consists mostly of bottles grabbed off nearby shelves while standing in line at Trader Joe’s, I didn’t expect a trendy looking wine shop to win me over. But the fun vibe at Swirl (572 Castro St. between 18th and 19th streets) combined with a selection of wines you can feel good about buying had me discovering my inner oenophile.