Community Resources

Free Golden Gate Park Shuttle Ride Now Available


San Francisco Recreation and Park Department (RPD) welcomes Spring 2012 with the launch of free shuttle ride for the public to visit Golden Gate Park. This is part of SF Rec and Park’s efforts to advocate for the City’s public transit first policy and encourage the public to ride public transit to visit Golden Gate Park.

The shuttle ride will be free to all residents and visitors in San Francisco. The shuttles run between 9 am and 6 pm every 15 to 20 minutes on Saturdays and Sundays as well as all legal holidays.

The shuttles wills stop at all Golden Gate Park destinations such as McLaren Lodge, National AIDS Memorial Grove, Koret Children’s Playground, Conservatory of Flowers, de Young Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Rose Garden, Stow Lake, Marx Meadow, Spreckles Lake, Bison Paddock, Dutch Windmill, Murphy Windmill, Ocean Beach and more.


The City of Belmont offers 14 Open Space Trails


The City of Belmont has 14 Open Space Trails. Walk yourself, your dog; bring your kids, and your friends to enjoy all the trails Belmont has to offer. To see the trails map, from the Upper Lake Road Trail to the Ralston School Trail, go under the subheading “Parks and Recreation,” then “Activity Guide!” See Page 6.

For more information, please call: 595-7441.

Please help Kyle- Register today to be a Marrow Donor

Kyle, 4, was diagnosed with aplastic anemia and searching for a marrow donor. He is a half Chinese and half Caucasian, making his search for a match challenging. Kyle is a beautiful soul who has much more to give to this world. Register as a marrow donor today for Kyle and other patients searching for their life-saving match. Please register today as a donor to increase Kyle’s chances of finding his match and for 10,000 other searching patients. 10 minutes, is all it takes!

To register:

-         Be between the ages of 18-60

-         Be in good general health

-         Fill out consent form

-         Do a cheek swab

For more information:

Need help? Simply dial 211


2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3-digit phone number and service that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services. You can simply dial 211 to find out more on these following categories:


-Food Stamp, and food services

-Law services

-Clothing and Shelters

-Health Care

-Assistance on paying house rent and utilities

-Immigration assistance

-Job search

-Volunteer opportunity/ Charity


[KTSF Cares] Please support Gum Moon Women’s Residence

Baoping Zhang’s visit to California turned into a nightmare. Her husband took their 5-month-old daughter and kicked her out of the house.  With the help of non–profit organization Gum Moon Women’s Residence, she received food and lodging, and finally won the custody for her daughter. Please support Gum Moon to help more abused women. Please make your check payable to Gum Moon, and mail to  KTSF Cares, 100 Valley Drive, Brisbane, CA 94005.  Donations are tax deductible and KTSF will match up to $3000.

Eligibility for Free and Reduced Lunch

Applications for free and reduced price meals, including breakfast, lunch and after school snacks, are available to students enrolled in San Francisco public schools.

Eligibility is based on household income.  Children in homes that receive benefits such as food stamps may be automatically eligible for free meals regardless of household income.  All public school families are encouraged to submit an application.  Children pay nothing if they are eligible for free or reduced price meals.   Applications are available at all public schools and online at

For more information: call 415-749-3604