Cruise delivered 1 million meals to SF residents in need.
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
Parking rates at the lot on Stanyan Street next to Kezar Stadium (above) and the parking lot below the Music Concourse in Golden Gate Park were discussed at a recent Rec. and Park Commission meeting.
“It’s certainly a complex process and issue,” said Edward Wright, legislative aide to District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar. The Upper Great Highway is in Mar’s district.
Effective July 1, 2021 the minimum wage for all workers in the City and County of San Francisco will increase to $16.32 per hour.
The July 4 annual Independence Day Fireworks Celebration will take place along the waterfront near the Municipal Pier and Pier 39. Entertainment will be at Pier 39, Aquatic Park and Ghirardelli Square.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created serious hardships for many Californians. As the state continues to reopen, we still have much work to do in order to make sure that people are able to recover.
I think it’s time for people who are for and against the Great Highway closure to try to find some middle ground. As someone pointed out on Nextdoor, the June 22 meeting was a waste of time …
One of my favorite things to do for teachers in high school was to go get their mail, partly to get out of class to stretch my legs, the other part was to see if I could pick up on any good gossip going on in the office.
Join us for “Monuments, Murals and Memorials” moderated by Executive Director Nicole Meldahl of Western Neighborhoods Project on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 6:00pm via Zoom
Commissioner Chan expressed support in the long term for Concept Two, which features a promenade and two-way roadway, and in the short term, a timed promenade which would open the Great Highway to cars on weekdays and closed to cars as a promenade on weekends.
Russell Kyle was born in Los Angeles, CA. He passed away in SF of natural causes. He is survived by his daughter Emily Kyle, two sisters Diane Kyle Gors and Lori Kyle Fields, lifelong brother Mitchell Miller, and many friends he considered family.
I strongly believe that the Upper Great Highway should immediately be opened fully and that there should be no two-year pilot study.
The mission of Lutheran Social Services is to help people overcome some of life’s most difficult obstacles such as homelessness, mental illness, drug addiction or disaster.
Photos of the Rose Garden in Golden Gate in full bloom on June 14, 2021 by David Lockmiller
The Bay Area’s beloved floral fundraiser, Bouquets to Art, returned this June for its 37th year with fresh summer blooms to seed new life into the de Young’s permanent collection.