The Adventures in Music (AIM) program, which connects the San Francisco Symphony with the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD), started in 1988 with 17 schools. More than 200,000 enlightened students later, AIM is still going strong and celebrating 30 years of music education partnership.
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
I don’t have to tell you that homelessness is one of the largest, most pervasive and, unfortunately, most intractable problems facing San Francisco.
District must stand tall by Richard Corriea The election season is obviously upon us. The phone-calls, junk mail and all of the chatter are the telltales of the season. Please take note, stay informed and vote. The Planning […]
This month’s police activities in the Richmond District.
Updates from Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer.
News items from around the Richmond District.
Although much more information is available today than was in 1897, there is still more knowledge to be discovered as to the origins of the diverse street names in San Francisco.
by Thomas K. Pendergast It was once a place dedicated to war, with the prospect of death, but now the Presidio Trust is hoping to turn Fort Scott into a campus committed to peaceful change and social […]
A San Francisco supervisor has introduced legislation that would amend the city ordinance that controls Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU), what are commonly known as “in-law units,” in an attempt to streamline the process for adding units to the City’s housing stock.
Ocean Beach as it looked circa 1900.
The annual Pacific Orchid Exposition was held at the Hall of Flowers, located in Golden Gate Park, at the end of February.
Things to do in April, 2018.
Letters to the Editor – Richmond Review.
Recently, housing activists starting using the term “ethnic cleansing” to describe what is going on in the San Francisco real estate market!
His brilliant mind seemed to absorb so much and go at a much faster speed than all of his peers, as several comedians interviewed in the documentary noted, including David Letterman, Steve Martin, Eric Idle, Lewis Black and close friend, Billy Crystal.