A remarkable $27 million renovation project of the 125-year-old tennis complex is nearly complete.
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
Birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, births, obituaries, graduations, sports highlights, business accomplishments, retirements, college admissions, etc.
Nationwide, more than 1 in 5 people in this country rely on Medicaid for their health care. In California, where the program is called Medi-Cal, it is 1 in 3.
Avenue 12 Gallery on Lake Street at 12th Avenue is a unique art space which continually displays paintings by artists in San Francisco and throughout the Bay Area.
Although a moratorium on evictions for people not paying rent because of unemployment during the pandemic is now in force across California, “no fault” evictions like owner-move-ins or major renovations have not been covered.
When Quentin spoke on the Senate floor, there was well earned respected silence, and I advised legislators to listen to him on a myriad of issues because many times he was right on the button!
Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
Community updates from District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer.
Why is it so hard to get a good look at Chaplain William D. McKinnon’s face on his monument in Golden Gate Park? How could the McKinnon Monument Committee and the San Francisco Parks Commission have disagreed so strongly over whether or not that statue should even be in the park?
Winnie Quock, a recent graduate of George Washington High School in the Richmond District, was awarded a $2,500 prize after she placed first in the San Francisco Historical Society’s annual Fracchia Prize writing competition.
District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and a coalition of local housing advocates announced on Oct. 16 the acquisition of the property located at 4200 Geary Blvd. – currently the site of a funeral home – to construct a 100%-affordable senior housing complex.
This is my favorite time of year, I always liked walking down California Street, kicking the leaves and collecting them for school art projects.
… this very short video called “Maskology and You” which will surely amuse your viewers …
I am a retired law professor and oppose Proposition 16 …
Outside the DeYoung museum on a recent foggy morning, 60+ people showed up decked out in streamers (and masks) to keep JFK Drive and the surrounding museum loop dedicated to bikers, pedestrians, and rollerbladers.