SF State has a $32 million deficit and with state and education funding quickly drying up, the university is facing a monetary crisis. To this end, the school created the 12-member University Planning Advisory Council [UPAC], who released a report today detailing the possible steps SF State would need to take to ease their financial woes.
Squeeze into your corsets and don your top hats because this weekend’s the Edwardian Ball! Taking place tonight and Saturday at the Regency Ballroom, this two-day fest let’s you revel in all your be-costumed Gorey (Get it? Gorey as in Edward Gorey. Ahem). This event will be a turn of the century celebration of music, theatre, circus arts, bands, DJs, ballroom dance and fashion.
The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on February 3. The celebration is a customary time of gift exchange, usually involving red envelopes filled with cash.
SF Appeal reports that the SFPD will be holding a sobriety checkpoint in Potrero Hill (at Potrero Avenue and 23rd Street) on Saturday, January 22nd from 8:30am going on till the wee hours of the night. Why they are announcing the DUI checkout days ahead of time is anyone’s guess. Now all the reckless drunkards will know to avoid Potrero as they’re slamming home Four Lokos.
Women all over SF now have a new clinic they can go to for safe, clean and affordable OB/GYN care. After having the one and only clinic (Golden Gate Planned Parenthood) in the city stripped of its affiliation, Planned Parenthood has now reopened an office in the Mission.