COMMENTARIES AND LETTERS
From the editor: All commentaries we publish are the opinions of the writers and should not be considered our editorial stance on issues. We strive to remain neutral and offer a balance of points of view. We invite readers who wish to express their opinions to send a letter to the editor to Editor@RichmondSunsetNews.com. The word limit for the newspaper is 350, and for the website, 500. RichmondSunsetNews.com.
FREE CHINESE MUSIC AND DANCE PERFORMANCE
The Richmond Branch of the San Francisco Public Library will be hosting a free outdoor music and dance event. Melody Yan Fusion Music combines the Chinese Guzheng – a Chinese harp with a 2,500-year-old history – with traditional and contemporary music, as well as her own creations. 351 Ninth Ave., Saturday, May 7 at noon. For more information, call 415-355-5600 or go to sfpl.org.
FREE SELF-DEFENSE SEMINARS FOR SENIORS
Self-defense seminars for seniors are available in April. They consist of two 45-minute sessions at Tat Wong Kung Fu Academy, 601 Clement St. To sign up, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Spaces are limited.
GREAT BLUE HERONS ARE BACK
Learn all about the Great Blue Herons at Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park. Join SF Nature Education’s annual Heron Watch opens on Saturdays, through May 21, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Volunteers and interns will show visitors the herons and their chicks through high-powered spotting scopes and will answer questions about the herons’ behavior. Volunteers will also lead family birding walks around Strawberry Island. For details, go to sfnature.org/heronwatch22. Find more information, photos and links at RichmondSunsetNews.com.
Happy May birthday to: Mike Craig, Breyana Greats, Kathleen Larkin, Paul Mansfield, Jay Parks, Lucy Poole, Scott Rittman and Lee Yurman. To add a name to the monthly birthday list, email Editor@RichmondSunsetNews.com. Free.
HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY
Happy Mother’s Day to all our terrific moms. Your love, care and endless support is truly appreciated every day of the year. You’re special and we love you!
HOUSEHOLD ASSISTANT WANTED
For house cleaning, and organizing, 3-8 hours/wk. Flexible hours. $20/hr. plus. In the Outer Richmond; is ideal for students. I am vaccinated and will be masked; you should be also. Send phone number and info to email@example.com.
INGLESIDE TERRACES GARAGE SALE
Ingleside Terraces-Wide Garage Sale, Saturday, June 11, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Pick up a map at 350 Urbano Dr. at 10 a.m. Lots of housewares, kids’ toys and clothing available.
INNER SUNSET FLEA MARKET
Join us for open-air treasure hunting at the Inner Sunset Flea Market every second Sunday through November, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on a closed-to-traffic Irving Street, between Ninth and 10th avenues. The flea market features fascinating vintage and handcrafted finds, fabulous food at the surrounding neighborhood restaurants and family fun in our Kids Zone where children’s activities include hula hoops, bubbles, games and more! Live music all day. Come on out and connect with the community and be sure to explore all the amazing shops and restaurants of the Inner Sunset! More details at isflea.com. Our festive family-friendly event is smoke-free.
JOIN OUR DELIVERY TEAM
Help us share our neighborhood newspapers with the community. A part-time position is available to help deliver the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers door-to-door. Good exercise, fresh air and some extra cash makes this a great job for anyone with some free time and community spirit. For more information, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 707-695-5767.
LIVE-IN ASSISTANT AVAILABLE
I am a senior lady who needs live-in work to make ends meet in the west area of San Francisco. Can assist in supervision, light cooking, watering garden, house sitting, etc. Non-smoker, vaccinated, use public transportation. Excellent live-in references. Call my voice mail 415-561-9275.
MEET THE EDITOR
Meet the editor of the Richmond Review: You are invited to meet with Michael Durand, editor and publisher of the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers and the RichmondSunsetNews.com website. Bring your story ideas, feedback, suggestions, questions, announcement items and advertising inquiries. We are also welcoming new writers and photographers interested in contributing stories and photos. One Richmond storefront, 802 Clement St., every second Wednesday of the month, 1-2:30 p.m. For more information, call 415-706-6428 or email Editor@RichmondSunsetNews.com. Scheduled appointments not necessary but appreciated.
MS. MARIAN’S DANCE GARDEN RECITAL
The Dance Garden is going back to the stage for our seventh annual dance recital. Sunday, May 8 – Mother’s Day! – at Presidio Middle School, 450 30th Ave. at 2 p.m. For more information, go to dancegardensf.com or call 415-377-2351.
OUTER SUNSET FARMERS MARKET AND MERCANTILE
Join us at our weekly Outer Sunset Farmers Market and Mercantile, Sundays 9 a.m.-3 p.m and Wednesdays 3-7 p.m. on 37th Avenue at Ortega Street featuring local farmers, highly acclaimed food trucks/vendors, makers, merchants, artists and causes, plus live music, children’s activities, yoga and Wednesday storytelling. Go to sunsetmercantilesf.com or call (415) 465-2475 for more details.
Join the conversation with Kim Janko of Veterans for Peace and Camilla Ealon with Greenaction in San Francisco on Sunday, May 15, 2-4 p.m. for “Military Bootprint, Climate Crisis and Action for Environmental Justice in The Bayview/Hunters Point.” Hosted by the San Francisco and East Bay Branches Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILFPF). RSVP at email@example.com for this virtual event.
Richmond District Cleanup – Saturday, May 21 – 10:00am-12:00pm
Help us clean up trash in the Richmond District, then stay afterwards to meet fellow volunteers. Meet in front of Internet Archive (300 Funston Ave). All supplies provided. To sign up, visit https://refuserefusesf.org/cleanups for registration link or email firstname.lastname@example.org with event name.
The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is a federally funded employment training program for unemployed, low-income eligible adults, 55 years of age or older, who reside in San Francisco. Felton Institute operates the program and is currently enrolling trainees who are placed in a part-time, 12-hours-per week community service training positions in non-profit or government agencies, while getting paid a minimum wage income ongoing. They are required to take full advantage of courses, workshops, resources and to obtain specialized certificates, if applicable, to enhance their skillsets and knowledge. The trainees will be able to learn the skills needed and obtain ongoing support from our program, with the goal of transitioning into unsubsidized employment. Enrollment is considered a temporary position. Our goal is to assist trainees in finding employment outside of our training program. If you are interested in the SCSEP program, please send a cover letter and resume to: email@example.com or call (415) 982-7007 ext. 613.
With sincere gratitude: Thank you to the wonderful team at Kaiser Permanente’s Radiation Oncology at Oyster Point: Leslie Ann Modlin, MD, Cong, David, Dionne, Eileen, Jeannie, Jennifer, John, Justin, Kayla, Nate, Raj, Rosalee, She, Sherrie and all the professionals behind the scenes who make this unit so terrific. I truly appreciate you! Michael (the ex-KP employee with the dumb jokes).
SPRING MARKET POP-UP
Spring Market Pop-Up:Handmade Crafts, Saturday, May 14, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Lakeside Village 2504 Ocean Ave. between Junipero Serra and 19th Avenue.
STAMP COLLECTOR AND STAMP COLLECTIONS
Stamp collector is buying stamps and stamp collections. I am buying the “older stamps” from the 1800s to 1930. American Philatelic Society member since 1986. Pictures are appreciated. Call or text message 415-533-0761.
TAX PREPARATION SERVICES
Income Tax, Payroll Tax. STILL time to claim your Employee Retention Tax Credit “REFUND” Sick & Family Leave Tax Credit “REFUND.” Romy B. Sarmiento, PTIN CTEC. 415-702-9853. Exp. EA-(US) CPA-(PI) Accountant Manager, Tax Correspondence Manager.
TURN-KEY OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE
Turn-Key Office Space Available in professional office suite, San Francisco, West Portal – $1,300/month. Phone: 415-441-1112.
LIVE-IN ASSISTANT AVAILABLE
Local lady seeks live-in position on west side of San Francisco as a long-term companion or house sitter. Duties can include supervision, light cooking, shopping, watering garden, etc. Non-smoker vaccinated and mask wearing. Uses public transportation. Trustworthy and reliable. Working for your health and security is my top priority. Excellent references. Call 628-399-1420 or 415-561-9275 and leave your phone number and best time to return your call.
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