The Potrero View -- May 2013
When Dogpatch resident Patricia Kline picked up her Cottage Food permit at the San Francisco Public Health Department last month, written across the top of it was “first permit issued.” Kline, owner of Ipie, had become the first San Faranciscan to take advantage of the California Homemade Food Act, which was enacted this year. The law lets people use their home kitchen to make food that they can sell to the public. ...
CleanPowerSF – which will launch later this year or early next – will offer San Franciscans up to 30 megawatts (MW) of renewable power purchased from Shell Energy North America. The electricity would replace roughly 20 percent of the power City residents would otherwise buy from Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E). ...
Don Nolte, who has served as the View’s voluntary photographer for the past year, was the victim of a strong-arm robbery last month. Nolte had finished a photo assignment for the paper and was walking back to his car at about 3:30 p.m. on a weekday when an African-American man grabbedhis camera’s hand strap, ripping it from Nolte’s fingers. A second individual acted as a decoy during the theft, which took place near the intersection of 18th a...
The co-founders of Potrero Hill-based Mission Pictures - located at 1500 17th Street at Arkansas - Arne Johnson and Shane King, met when they were 11 years old, attending the Metropolitan Learning Center in Portland, Oregon. As pre-teens in what they now refer to as an “alternative hippy school,” they became fast friends, and established a relationship that lasted through their years at separate colleges. Johnson started at New York University; King initial...