Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
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
Community updates from District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer.
Although the current baseball season isn’t its normal self, you can go to Golden Gate Park and visit the monument that celebrates baseball to conjure up some feelings of baseball nostalgia.
San Francisco Realtor Alexander Clark, however, said Zillow reports like these – and ensuing articles based upon them – are meant for “shock and awe” and often tell a partial story.
For only the second time in its 12-year lifespan, Terra the Titan bloomed at the San Francisco Conservatory of Flowers in August 2020. Terra is an amorphophallus titanum, also known as Titan Arum or a corpse flower.
The race for the next District 1 supervisor is heating up as election day in November draws closer. Three candidates are emerging as the top fundraisers for their respective campaigns; two of them are running neck-and-neck for the lead.
Attached is the voter education summary that is the culmination of the months of research, interviews, and candidate forums.
I will get right to the point: local businesses need our help!
On Friday, Aug. 21, San Francisco Police officers from the Tactical Unit, Specialist Team, and Taraval Neighborhood Team (TNT) served a search warrant on the 1500 block of 48th Ave. as a result of an ongoing investigation into illegal possession and distribution of firearms.
Helpful resources especially for seniors.
For several weeks, the Muni Metro will remain closed to allow for overhead line repair and appropriate COVID-19 quarantine for Transportation Management Center staff
“Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said in 1966.
Beginning Saturday, Aug. 22, several targeted bus routes will be restored or extended and frequencies improved on some routes to continue to support essential trips and physical distancing.
Following the rescheduled Public Hearing on July 31, the following temporary street changes have been approved by the City Traffic Engineer and will soon be implemented.
A small group of community-minded high school students in the Richmond District offered free tutoring this summer to third through eighth grade students in hopes of augmenting their academics during this stressful time.