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
Since the Lucky Penny restaurant has cashed in for good, the SF Planning Commission
will consider an 80-foot-tall, eight-story mixed-use building for the intersection of
Geary Boulevard and Masonic Avenue.
The solo show, which was held at the Far Out Gallery in the Sunset District through July,
is Fox’s first ever in his many decades of being an artist.
Historic photo from above SF, 1950.
The Presidio Trust has announced plans to rehabilitate the Presidio Theater, located in
the heart of the national park site on the Presidio’s Main Post, as a multi-purpose
A fire, suspected of being arson, destroyed a major portion of the playground at the Koret Childrens’ Playground in Golden Gate Park.
Letters to the editor of the Richmond Review.
Things to do in July, 2017.
A 2015 Pew Research Center poll disclosed that 40 percent of people ages 18 to 34 support censorship of statements offensive to minorities, while only 24 percent of those
who are 51 to 60 agree.
I examined the single-family home markets in the Richmond and Sunset districts and compared them
against the data in San Francisco as a whole.
Americans can have better health care at a lower cost.
Teen Computer Corps is available to answer patrons’ questions about email,
lap-top computers, tablets, cell phones, digital cameras, electronic gadgets and the
Updates from San Francisco Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer.
Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
As I walked down Geary Boulevard recently, I realized as I looked at the buildings that not much has changed in the past 50 years.
The Park Presidio-Sunset Lions Club joined forces with the Richmond District YMCA to host a blood drive on June 17.