Ocean Beach http://kalw.org en The first surfers to brave San Francisco’s Ocean Beach http://kalw.org/post/first-surfers-brave-san-francisco-s-ocean-beach <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 04:24:12 +0000 Angela Johnston 40167 at http://kalw.org The first surfers to brave San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Sun, sand, and protest http://kalw.org/post/sun-sand-and-protest <p></p><p>There are many ways to support your candidates- or propositions-of-choice before voting on November 6. You can obviously give your time, by volunteering to call potential voters, or handing out leaflets. And campaigns will always welcome the contribution of your hard-earned cash.</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 00:41:57 +0000 Leila Day 18402 at http://kalw.org Sun, sand, and protest How a zoning dispute becomes a neighborhood controversy http://kalw.org/post/how-zoning-dispute-becomes-neighborhood-controversy <p>The neighborhood at the edge of the earth, where streetcars turn away from the wind, was once a dangerous place.</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 22:36:42 +0000 Ben Trefny 9026 at http://kalw.org How a zoning dispute becomes a neighborhood controversy San Francisco fights to keep the ocean at bay http://kalw.org/post/san-francisco-fights-keep-ocean-bay <p>The only thing more powerful than human will is Mother Nature. At San Francisco&rsquo;s Ocean Beach, the two forces have done battle for years over wave erosion, but only the city has something to lose. With the safety of its wastewater treatment plant at stake on the one hand and a lawsuit on the other, San Francisco&rsquo;s planners are attempting to find a solution that will placate Mother Nature and avoid the most expensive fix: retreat.</p> Tue, 27 Mar 2012 20:24:57 +0000 Jayme Catsouphes 8089 at http://kalw.org San Francisco fights to keep the ocean at bay Connecting the dots: January 2, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-january-2-2012 <p>A <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2012/01/01/BAPG1MFUB0.DTL#ixzz1iJjj3fKH">new nature preserve and wildlife habitat</a> is being created out of a decades-old dumping ground in Marin County. Aramburu Island, which was created in the 1950s from human debris, will be renamed the Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary. The project is being bankrolled by a number of entities, including the California Regional Water Quality Control Board and the Sewerage Agency of Southern Marin...</p> Mon, 02 Jan 2012 17:44:30 +0000 3712 at http://kalw.org Connecting the dots: January 2, 2012