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Officer Ciudad of the SF Police Department keeps a watchful eye on revelers on Castro Street Halloween night. Officer Ciudad was one of hundreds of police officers deployed to the
Castro that evening.


Heavy Police Presence & Small Crowds Characterize Scaled-down Halloween
Many Costumed Revelers Bemoan ‘Death of Halloween’
Despite community anxiety and national media coverage about whether or not cancellation of the Castro’s annual Halloween event would proceed smoothly, the night ended without any major incidents.

Neighborhood Continues to Brainstorm Ideas at Second Upper Market Community Plan Workshop
Third and Final Workshop Scheduled for Dec. 10
On Saturday, Oct. 27, about 100 community members from the Castro and surrounding neighborhoods gathered at the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy to again discuss ideas for the Upper Market Community Plan.

Business Intimate and Customers Happy at ‘Jungle’ Salon on 18th Street
Three stylists chatter away with their customers while the receptionist greets incoming clients and offers them a beverage while showing them to the changing room. It is noon on Saturday, and the Jungle Red salon on 18th Street is alive with unrushed activity.