Muni's budget was reported as being balanced last Thursday. The question now is what will happen with all of the surplus money. No, just kidding. That's just an early April Fool's Day warm-up joke. Muni's budget has as much chance of being balanced, or running at a surplus as do most of our own personal budgets. Muni is facing a $53.2 million budget deficit over the next 2 years ($19.6 million in 2013 and $33.6 million in 2014), and in order to try to slow down the bleeding, SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin has proposed some changes. Here are some of the highlights:
12 SFMTA Managerial Positions Cut
With spring officially here -- although a quick check outside the window might indicate otherwise -- it's time for the Tahoe-area skiers and snowboarder to get into their vernal vibes and party hearty until the bull wheels stop spinning.
Welcome to our weekly 'Ask a Vet from the SF SPCA' feature on 7x7.com. Dr. Jeannine Berger, DVM, DACVB is a board certified veterinary behaviorist who counsels guardians whose pets’ issues are beyond the scope of training. Think of her as a pet shrink…at your service. Ask your own questions in the comments!
Tonight! Thursday, March 29
San Franpsycho celebrates its new store opening in the Divisadero corridor. Stop by for complimentary tastes from local restaurants, adult beverages, and music by The Sam Chase and The Functional Alcoholics as well as DJ Meddling Kid. The first 25 people who show will get a small gift bag. 6 - 10 p.m., 505 Divisadero @ Fell.
Ladies and gents, are you looking for a new salon to explore, because your old one just isn't what it used to be anymore? Enter the upscale Samitra Salon, a fresh, boutique hair styling and skin care emporium opening downtown run by a pair of sisters, Samera and Meetra, who boast over 20 years in the beauty industry. They're throwing a grand opening party on Thursday, April 5th from 5-9 pm for everyone to check out their new digs, enjoy champagne, chocolates, DJ beats, and a chance to meet the ladies behind Samitra.
Each year, in communities across the country, dynamic, passionate candidates engage in a spirited competition to earn The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's "Man & Woman of the Year" title by raising funds for blood cancer research. Every dollar counts as one vote, and the titles are awarded to the man and woman with the most votes at the end of ten weeks.
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