Last week the San Francisco Examiner had a front page headline: “Where are the children?” The story is about families leaving the City for more reasonable housing and better schools – “San Francisco becoming a child-free zone.” According to the SF Examiner article the City has 74,000 fewer children growing up in San Francisco than in 1960, a 40% decline in the youth population. The article can be read at this link: Article
FOGG agrees that the greatest contributing factors are the lack of moderate priced housing and need for a vastly improved school system.
There is a third factor when it comes to a better quality of life – recreational facilities.
FOGG has no control over the housing and education issues, but we can provide an outlet for recreation that is desperately needed for our youth in the City. (more…)