San Francisco Public Library
Residents near San Francisco’s growing Polk Street bar scene have had enough of what they’re calling late-night noise.
Books, computers and other property were lit on fire in the San Francisco Public Library’s main branch on Sunday, a police spokesman said Monday.
Opponents of the plan to build a new library in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood by demolishing the old one have sued to save a building on track for designation as an historic landmark.
San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are scheduled to vote next week in what could pave the way for a new library and playground in North Beach.
For a second year in a row, summer classes will be offered only to students who are lagging behind academically or need credits to graduate, school district officials announced Thursday.
Keeping up with advances in technology has become a priority at local libraries, and there is constant evaluation to stay current with community needs.
The committee considered two hours of testimony from preservationists as well as North Beach, Telegraph Hill and Russian Hill residents, who far outnumbered those who supported landmark status for the decades-old structure.