The Broadview

Former dean, teacher ends 38-year career at CSH

Zoe Newcomb | the broadview.  Celine Curran sits at her desk surrounded by mementos and flowers sent to her for her birthday last weekend. Curran entered CSH as a student in 1969.

May 27, 2011

Sara Kloepfer & Zoë Newcomb Sitting in her office surrounded by walls plastered with photos, liturgy programs, Congé shirts and memorabilia from 38 years of working at Convent, Celine Curran leans back and looks around, smiling as she reminisces. “I was a part of almost all of these at...

Four School art show returns to Main Hall

Freshman Margaux Gaede checks out art by Convent seniors displayeed in the Four School art show. The annual show appears in the Main Hall for over a week. Anjali Shrestha | the broadview.

May 27, 2011

Rebecca Lee Reporter The Main Hall was crowded with gray display panels and white blocks, exhibiting paper-mâché masks, oil pastel paintings, sculptures of goddesses and other colorful art pieces for the annual Four School Art Show May 9–20. “My concentration is about soci- ety affecting childho...

Emergency response plan lacks efficiency

April 8, 2011

Staff Editorial Hundreds of homes behind Ocean Beach sitting at sea level mark the beginning of the Sunset district, yet the majority of San Franciscans have no idea what they would do if a tsunami were headed towards the city. Aside from the practice natural disaster siren that sounds everyday...

‘Graffiti Lady’ cleans up city’s vandalism

Paula Mulhall uses high-powered graffiti removal spray to clean graffiti off a city garbage can. Mulhall purchases all removal supplies, including the city’s official green cover-up paint, with her own money. In addition to targeting graffiti on her own, Mulhall occasionally hires helpers to paint over entire walls of graffiti. WARREN MULHALL | with permission

February 17, 2011

It was just another drive to work for San Francisco real estate agent Paula Mulhall until she spotted a graffiti-covered mailbox near her office building. Parking her Porche Cayenne along the curb, she busted out the paint rollers and gloves. “Tagging and graffiti vandalism is a crime against all of ...

Plethora of candidates join in mayoral race

February 17, 2011

Rebecca Lee Reporter Students who will turn 18 or older on or before Nov. 8 will be able to register and vote for mayor in the upcoming election which already has over 20 candidates registered for the race. Former Mayor Gavin Newsom’s resignation upon being elected Lieutenant Governor of Calif...

New passes complicate Muni system

New passes complicate Muni system

December 14, 2010

Sara Kloepfer Managing Editor When I learned that the colorful Muni Youth passes were being replaced by the new blue Clipper card, I tried to purchase one as soon as possible. “Tried” being the operative word. I attempted to purchase a Clipper card from Walgreens, only to be told that mon...

Sit/lie law takes away laid-back atmosphere of city

Sit/lie law takes away laid-back atmosphere of city

October 29, 2010

Izzy Pinard Reporter Garish Victorian houses lined up along the chalk-etched sidewalks and psychedelic-tiled boutiques of Haight Street draw visitors into a time-warp of the ’70s with bead doors and tiger-striped leather pants. Groups of people frequently lounge on the sidewalks of this neighbor...

Proposition L addresses city-wide loitering complaints

Proposition L offers making sitting or lying on the sidewalks of San Francisco illegal between the hours of 7 a.m. and 11 p.m. Illustration: NATALIE GARNETT | the broadview

October 29, 2010

Ta Lynn Mitchell Reporter Neighborhoods like the Haight- Ashbury, known for homelessness and constant loitering of young people, will be turned around with the passage of Proposition L, the “Sit/Lie” law that will make it illegal for people to encamp or loiter on San Francisco streets. The law curre...

Fencing aims for all-city — again

Fencing aims for all-city — again

March 31, 2010

Rebecca Lee Reporter The undefeated fencing team is training to repeat last year’s success at the city championship and claim the title at the end of the season. "We're hoping we can win the All-City Championship like last year," said team captain Beth Levin. "I try to stay in touch and enco...

SF safety measures may prove beneficial after next quake

March 31, 2010

Katy Hallowell Reporter Recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile may leave many San Franciscans wondering if the Bay Area is the next. California has more than a 99 percent chance of having a magnitude 6.7 or larger earthquake within the next 30 years, according to the Uniform California Earthquake Ruptu...

Bay Area not ready for the next quake

Bay Area not ready for the next quake

March 31, 2010

Zoe Newcomb News Editor San Francisco is arguably most well-known for the two major earthquakes that have shaken up the Bay Area — one in 1906 that is notorious for widespread looting and destructive fires and another in 1989 that postponed Game 2 of the World Series. For a region plagued by seism...

San Francisco Chinatown faces decline in youth interest and authenticity

The streets of Chinatown are filled on a Friday evening with the biggest crowds gathering during noon for lunch and after work with a random smattering of tourists scattered around the area throughout the day.

February 11, 2010

Jovel Queirolo Managing Editor Feng Wong starts his morning with breakfast at home before bussing 40 minutes from the Sunset to Chinatown to shop for bargain fresh fruit and vegetables, digging through the piles of bok choy and Chinese broccoli for the best bunches at a few stands on Stockton Street. ...

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