Artist Judy Chicago created a visual spectacle with clouds of colored smoke in front of the de Young Museum on Saturday evening, Oct. 16, 2021.
San Francisco Richmond ReView
The Richmond District is located in the northwest corner of San Francisco, nestled in between Presidio National Park and the city’s Golden Gate Park. The neighborhood, which includes Sea Cliff and Laurel and Presidio Heights, is home to about 80,000 people. About half of Richmond residents are of Asian ancestry, primarily of Chinese and Korean descent. There is also a large Irish population and many recently arrived Russian immigrants.
Several vibrant commercial areas, including California Street, Clement Street and Geary Boulevard, serve the neighborhood. The 1,400 merchants and small offices in the Richmond District offer a wide range of goods and services.
Local landmarks include the Cliff House and the Beach Chalet at Ocean Beach, the V.A. Hospital at Fort Miley, University of San Francisco and numerous holy houses, including Temple Emanuel, St. John’s Orthodox Church and St. John’s Presbyterian Church. There are numerous attractions in Golden Gate Park, including an American Bison pen, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, California Academy of Sciences, Strybing Arboretum, the oldest children’s playground west of the Mississippi River and a 9-hole golf course.
Distribution by Neighborhood: Presidio and Masonic Avenues to the Paciﬁc Ocean, Golden Gate Park to the Presidio, Sea Cliff
Distribution by Zip Code: 94118 and 94121
The Art of Judy Chicago
Earlier this month, the Coalition on Homelessness released a damning report on our City’s efforts to support homeless San Franciscans.
Joe’s Ice Cream and Cards and Comics Central are teaming up to bring San Franciscans some Halloween fun this year on Oct. 31, from noon-6 p.m.
Those who view the weekday re-opening of the Great Highway as a change for the worse completely ignore the fallout of the decision to close the Great Highway in the first place.
On Thursday, Oct. 14, dozens of people gathered together at Lincoln Park Golf Course at the Kong Chow structure to observe Chung Yeung, which is a ritual of respect held on the ninth day of the ninth lunar month
SFMTA, is tasked with finding solutions that balance the need for safe, car-free spaces with the need for access to Golden Gate Park for all visitors, including seniors and the disability community.
“I love seeing all the wonderful people that come by (the farmers market) on Sunday,” he said. “They really are so fun. Interacting with them is wonderful. The drive really is the only thing that isn’t fun.”
A cartoon by Ralph Lane.
If San Francisco is going to survive climate change, we must act now. But how can we, the citizens of SF, trust that city hall is looking out for us and not just the politicians and corporations hungry for profits at the expense of the planet?
Announcements for October 2021.
This note is from Anastasia Glikshtern, an officer of San Francisco Forest Alliance and a long-time San Franciscan.
Our short doc profiles Stephanie, the owner of San Francisco’s oldest independent bait and tackle shop. Stephanie is full of jokes and charisma. She embodies what it means to be a San Franciscan.
Do you ever wonder where all the commission money goes in a real estate transaction? With prices so high in our area, it is a significant amount of money.
After almost 30 years of running the 4 Star Theatre on Clement Street, Frank Lee has sold it so he can concentrate on his other theaters in the Marina District.