This past week the Mission District hosted two major events. The first was the Cinco de Mayo music and cultural fair in Dolores Park. Thousands of people flocked to Dolores Park on what turned out to be a beautiful day. Park goers enjoyed live music until 6pm. Police made four public intoxication arrests during the day. This was a small number given the thousands of spectators.
On Sunday, May 6th, the Mission District hosted the first of four Sunday Streets. The event started off rocky with a four alarm fire on at Valencia and Duboce on the Northern end of the route. Susan King and her staff at Sunday Streets acted quickly and shortened the route by a block due to the fire. Tens of thousands of people poured onto the route and enjoyed the sights and sounds of the Mission. We did not make any arrests related to the event, but we did reunite a few lost children with their parents. We hope that our future Sunday Streets are as smooth and enjoyable as the first one.
Captain Bob Moser