Things to do in the Richmond in May, 2017.
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
“Imagine your personal budgets. If you had to cut 13 percent pretty abruptly, it would probably hurt,”
“Most establishments and other businesses mistakenly assume that it is the responsibility of musicians and entertainers to obtain
licenses to perform copyrighted music.”
The City has begun testing its new system of blending groundwater
into west side water supplies
Captain Alexa O’Brien, the newly-appointed head of the San Francisco Police
Department’s (SFPD) Richmond Station, has paid her dues.
Listing of activities in the Sunset district for April, 2017.
Community Updates by Supervisor Katy Tang,
The Mix at the SF Public Library’s Main Branch is an innovative, youth-designed, 21st century teen learning space, and
now it has newly expanded hours.
A rundown of recent police activities in the Sunset District.
The SF Maritime National Historical Park will host a free Junior Ranger Day event on Saturday, April 15, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.,
geared toward children ages 5- 12 and their families.
District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang announced the launch of the Resilient Sunset Emergency Supply Bin Pilot Program in March, a part of the Resilient Sunset emergency preparedness effort.
Every Saturday, from 2-4 p.m., and Fridays, from 4-5 p.m., a member of the
Sunset Branch Library’s Teen Computer Corps is available to answer patrons’
questions about e-mail, lap-top computers, tablets, cell phones, digital cameras,
electronic gadgets and the Internet.
“Under the SFPark pilot program, we adjusted rates block by block and by
time of day. And what we saw is that prices fluctuated pretty significantly,”
Buffy McGuire, co-proprietor of the Java Beach coffee house, received a Certificate of Honor from District 4 Supervisor Katy Tang on March 7. McGuire, who is an entrepreneur as well as a mother, was honored as a Trailblazing […]