The second annual One Richmond Community Party took place on Saturday, July 13, 2019, at the Argonne Elementary School at 18th Avenue and Cabrillo Street.
The latest round in the fight over the George Washington High School murals took place on July 9, when a small group that want them painted over crashed a meeting of mural supporters and chaos ensued.
Creation of this small park at 420 Seventh Ave. in the Richmond District was before the era of the official mini-park, a federally subsidized program initiated in San Francisco in 1968, and creating it was a complicated business as it was a public-private project, a virtually unknown notion at the time but common today.
The Mae Macau exhibit opens in San Francisco at CIQ Gallery on Sunday, August 11. This exhibit featuring San Francisco Bay Area artists will be on display in San Francisco August 10 through October 1 before traveling to China for exhibition in Macau November 25-29.
Pictures from the Community Flea Market at the Richmond Neighborhood Center, June, 2019. Photos by Gui Oliveira.
I am writing in response to the recent commentary by Quentin Kopp about the state of the District Attorney’s race and to correct the record on multiple counts.
Presidio Picnic on July 21 features the Amor do Samba Group, a San Francisco-based samba dance and music ensemble dedicated to promoting Afro-Latin culture through the performing arts.
District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru were at the parking lot at Ocean Beach, across from Golden Gate Park, to showcase “quality-of-life initiatives” in the Richmond District, with the recent addition of the City’s newest Pit Stop public toilet and the successful completion of #FewerPotholes 2.0.
Police activity in the Richmond District in June, 2019.
Among those who treasure the uniqueness of the former military post is author and California College of the Arts professor Leslie Carol Roberts. Her new book, “Here is Where I Walk, Episodes From a Life in the Forest,” describes a place that is a part of nature and yet is set within a dense urban landscape.
Please join us on Saturday, July 13, for the One Richmond Community Celebration! Saturday, July 13 , 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at Argonne Elementary School (18th and Cabrillo)
“Keep Cassava open on Balboa Street” was the name of the GoFundMe campaign started by Yuka Ioroi, the general manager of the Outer Richmond restaurant, Cassava.
On June 20, the San Francisco Planning Commission gave approval to a new use for the Alexandria Theater on Geary Boulevard. The building, which was a movie theater for more than 80 years, will feature two swimming pools and meeting space.
Someday another earthquake of the magnitude that hit San Francisco in 1906 is expected to strike again. A bond proposal to expand an emergency water system for fighting fires that will likely follow a massive quake was passed by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors.
The Richmond Neighborhood Center has been serving the Richmond District for 35 years by providing programs for all ages, including wellness classes, a food pantry and community events in the Richmond District.