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Castro Crash: Recent images such as this Toyota Pathfinder sandwiched between two F-line cars on August 3 led to Board of Supervisors hearing seven days later where residents expressed discontent regarding the agency's safety accountability. Muni officials responded with data showing a decrease in accidents. (photo: Bill Sywak)

Economic Glitches Delete Apple Development Plans at Castro, 16th and Noe
Mixed housing and retail facility planned since January loses key name
One of the Castro’s most prominent properties, existing as a hole in the ground for more than two decades, has again seen ambitious development plans fall into the pits.

Locals Express Mixed Feelings About Muni
The SF MTA Board of Directors voted unanimously at their June 26 meeting to approve the city’s Bicycle Plan that had originally been drafted in 1997. The bike plan adds over 34 miles of bike lanes to the 45 miles already in existence in the City.

Slain Castro Man's Lover Displayed Strange Behavior Days Before Murder
The body of Castro resident Robert Christopher was discovered in his first-floor apartment at 98 Castro St. on July 28. The 56 year-old doctoral candidate in clinical psychology was found beaten and stabbed.

Courtney's Turns 40: A Blue Collar Favorite
Through both prosperous and difficult times, Courtney’s Produce on the corner of Castro and 14th streets has been providing the Castro area with affordable flowers, homemade sandwiches and fresh juice for the last 40 years and continues to hang on as a staple for neighborhood patrons.