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.
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
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.
A quintessential Richmond District business just reached an important milestone. This past summer, JANE Consignment, located at Clement Street and 24th Avenue, celebrated 20 years of serving the community.
With the stress of COVID-19 restrictions, many people have realized how important it is to spend time outdoors. This is especially so for families with children in a city like San Francisco.
One of the entertainers at the Richmond District Autumn Moon Festival wears a colorful outfit to help celebrate Chinese culture.
This is the view looking north on a partially developed 45th Avenue, between Balboa and Anza streets, in June 1922. Houses on the east side of the 600 block of 45th Avenue are some of the oldest in the neighborhood and they still stand.
To provide adaptive bicycles for free to people with disabilities, the Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) has teamed up with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Lyft Bay Wheels and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
Police activity in the Richmond District, September 2021.
As we watch communities destroyed by record-breaking wildfires, wake up to orange skies, and see photo after photo of empty reservoirs, we know that California is at the forefront of the climate crisis. Fortunately, our historic state budget surplus allows us the opportunity to take action.
Western Neighborhoods Project (WNP), a community history nonprofit, will open a temporary museum in the former Cliff House Gift Shop in partnership with ACT Art Conservation and The Great Highway gallery with support from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s Park Archives and Records Center (PARC) and the Global Museum at SF State.
Observing the ongoing more or less losing battle against the Pacific Ocean’s non stop onslaught against the bluffs south of Sloat Blvd; threatening the roadway and much more importantly, the pump station, underground piping and sewage treatment plant, who in their right mind thinks the dumping of 275,000 cubic yard of dredged shipping channel sand west of the roadway is going to do anything except wash away in very short order? Sand versus the ocean is no contest!
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is surveying the public for input on three options to change or bring back service networks for several bus lines serving the city’s west side.
Seeking a blanched, pragmatic and strategic approach regarding housing.
Press Release: George Washington High School Alumni Association Victor Arnautoff Mural Victorious CEQA Court Ruling Statement Release
San Francisco Superior Court Orders School Board to Void Illegal Actions to Destroy or Cover Historic Arnautoff Murals.