October 7, 2018

NVV October 2018: We Read It So You Don't Have To

The Noe Valley Voice is published ten times a year and has been a neighborhood fixture since 1977. Here are notable highlights from the latest issue. Links are to stories we've covered here on NVSF or other resources. Follow the NVV link at the bottom for full articles and all the ads.

October 2018

Front Page: Halloween is coming; dog trainers share their methods and tips; local dems want to flip the house in November.

Features: Fairmount Elementary is now Dolores Huerta Elementary School; recycling box now lives outside James Lick Middle School entrance. Republicans focus on local races. Two haunted houses will be at this year's Spooktacular Halloween celebration on Sunday Oct. 28 in the Town Square.

Cost of Living in Noe Valley: Home values averaged $2.578 million this August, up 1.8 percent year over year. The most affordable home was a 350 square foot crackerbox condo on Guerrero that sold for $578,000.

Store Trek: Douglas1598 Sanchez at 29th

Rumors and Tidbits: The old Mill space is rumored to be a possible cannabis dispensary (?!); the old Radio Shack is becoming a Yoga Flow on 24th St.; Artisana on 24th St has closed; Eyes on 24th St. Optometry is moving a block down to 4080 24th St.; Castro Computer is vacating its space on 1500 Castro at 25th; Rafael Mandelman's campaign office has left the space next to Just for Fun and a new tenant is coming soon. Realtor Hill & Co. has been bought by Alain Pinel which means there are currently two Alain Pinel offices on 24th St - no word on whether one will close; Sotheby's Realty is rumored to be moving into the hood as well; Chloe's Cafe is now 31 years old and has been named a "valuable cultural asset" for San Francisco; The Noe Valley Girls Film Festival was a huge success.

[The Noe Valley Voice]