Lately, artist Anthony Ryan has been mailing drawings in colored pencil to friends. He has drawn such common objects, such as leaves, twigs, bottlecaps, clothespins and pinecones in actual size. On his website, he wrote: “It’s been a way to meditate on this year of loss and fear and connect with the people in my life.”
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
The SkyStar Wheel in Golden Gate Park will be permitted to spin until 2025, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today.
The SkyStar observation wheel in Golden Gate Park was about to get a four-year extension when an email from several San Francisco Supervisors sent the plan spinning into uncertainty.
The Richmond District, like the City’s other nine police districts, has a community police advisory board (CPAB) designed to promote community engagement with the Richmond Police Station. But a local citizens group, Richmond District Rising (RDR), says the operation of this board is shrouded in mystery and its membership fails to include important stakeholders.
The Bay Area had a housing affordability crisis before the onset of COVID-19, and income and job losses have pushed many to the brink of homelessness.
SkyStar Wheel, the 150-foot-tall Observation Wheel located in the Music Concourse of Golden Gate Park, will reopen Thursday, March 4 at noon.
Ocean Beach Cafe is a new restaurant on La Playa Street between Balboa and Cabrillo, led by former bartender Joshua James. After 20 years in the restaurant industry, he has finally opening his own place. But this time around, none of the drinks have alcohol.
Renaming Schools, Changing Lowell H.S.’s Admission Policy and Getting Students Safely Back into Classrooms Result in Community Backlash,
Plans to expand San Francisco’s high-pressure water system for fighting fires immediately after a major earthquake are beginning to take shape. The plans come following a Civil Grand Jury (CGJ) report in 2019 demanded that the City take action.
The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco announce the reopening of the de Young museum on Saturday, March 6, following their temporary closure under the shelter-in-place order mandated by the City of San Francisco.
The Tennis Center in Golden Gate Park will open on Wednesday, March 3. The $27 million renovation has transformed the legendary Golden Gate Park facility into a state-of-the-art public tennis center accessible to first-time players and seasoned athletes alike.
The investigation will focus on Rec. and Park’s Golden Gate Park 150th Anniversary Agreement
Having helped some friends navigate the choppy waters of finding a COVID-19 vaccine in SF, I created a Google doc to share what I’ve learned. It walks you through the steps to make an appointment …
Attached are photos my wife and I took of a runaway tractor that hit a house on the 700 block of 30th Ave. on Feb. 18.
The Balboa Street corridor features a variety of restaurants offering take-out and delivery, as well as parklets for eating outside. In addition, specialty shops and cafes abound.