Fiercely feminist artist and writer Judy Chicago walked into a room at San Francisco’s de Young Museum on the morning of Aug. 25 to deliver remarks at a press preview of her first-ever retrospective titled, “Judy Chicago: A Retrospective.”
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
President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s administrator of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) proclaimed in September 1938: “We are going to spend and spend and spend, and tax and tax and tax, and elect and elect and elect.”
Do we want Market Street without any trees or with most trees removed? Do we want trees removed from Van Ness Avenue under the Van Ness BRT plan, or the ficus trees adjacent to the Main Library taken away? Should trees be removed from Market Street under the Better Market Street plan?
A permanently car-free JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park moved closer to reality after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution urging the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to create a “beach to bay” car-free connection across the City.
How could a large gift for Golden Gate Park from Taiwan not have “Taiwan” or the older name “Formosa” on it? What is lyrical about the acronym “R.O.C.”?
Each year since 1995, an annual community festival has offered a day of local shopping, outdoor activities and a chance for Sunset residents to connect with their neighbors. In 2020, the streets were instead left empty as the COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on the city and nation.
Why are you giving Mr. Kopp a platform?
Letter to the Editor: SF Board of Supervisors and SFMTA Want to Keep Roads Closed in Golden Gate Park
The SF Board of Supervisors and the SFMTA want to go ahead and keep roads closed in Golden Gate Park despite the outcry from disabled and seniors.
Press Release: Sunset Mercantile Announces Relaunch of the Wednesday Afternoon’s Outer Sunset Farmers Market and Mercantile
Sunset Mercantile, local producers of community based pop-up marketplaces announced the relaunch of the Wednesday afternoon Outer Sunset Farmers Market & Mercantile 4pm-7:30pm on 37th Avenue between Ortega and Pacheco featuring farm fresh produce, unique artisan foods, delicious pop-up eateries, talented makers, local merchants, live music and an extensive Fun Zone for all ages.
Letter to the Editor: Climate Change Effects Drastically Increasing and SF Leader’s still not doing enough
Sea level rise caused by climate change means increased and higher levels of flooding, especially downtown.
On the west side, we’ve been at the center of two major road closures that have taken place during the pandemic: the closure of the Great Highway, and nearly two miles of car-free bike connectivity in Golden Gate Park.
Fabrix is a hidden gem, a beloved Fabric store, located on bustling Clement Street in the Inner Richmond district of San Francisco. This treasured business is now up for sale.
uneasy about crime. The results are not pretty.
San Francisco’s leaders keep showing us they’re not up to the enormous mitigation and adaptation efforts needed for SF to survive climate change.
The Planning Association for the Richmond (PAR) opposes the NPS proposal to create paid parking for Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s (GGNRA) spaces in San Francisco.