On Oct. 1, PBS will air the film about two Cuban musician brothers, separated by a restrictive political climate for years and touchingly (though temporarily) reunited to create, collaborate and simply be a family.
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
Political cartoon by Ralph Lane. “What Could Happen,” or “The Downside of Octogenarian Job Security”
I am an Inner Richmond resident and I just opened a new antiques shop called Refind Home at 2500 Clement St. at 26th Avenue.
Police activity in the Richmond District, July/August 2021.
It is our civic duty to serve on a jury, but many Americans are unable to participate because they cannot afford to take unpaid time off from work. This means a smaller pool of potential jurors that often results in juries that are wealthier and less diverse – not at all reflective of the communities they serve.
SF Board of Supervisors Unanimously Approves Resolution Seeking Landmark Status for Lincoln Park Golf Course, Once a City Cemetery
The Lincoln Park Golf Course is among the oldest in the western states, but it also has a unique historical legacy, the evidence for which lies underneath it with perhaps 20,000 buried human remains.
In a 1958 book about Sir Winston Churchill, the author described a woman who gushed to Churchill: “Doesn’t it thrill you, Mr. Churchill, to know that every time you make a speech the hall is packed to overflowing?”
As the COVID-19 Delta variant surges, we see social economic disparities continue to widen. As our economy and society are reopening, the ability to continue working remotely, being able to travel safely and getting back to “normal” is a privilege that is still not available to many working families.
Why would a Golden Gate Park monument dedicated to one of the framers of California’s Constitution “revive painful feelings,” as said by the Oakland Tribune?
Facing heavy public criticism and the possibility of a recall election, San Francisco District Attorney Chesa Boudin walked the commercial corridor on Clement Street between Arguello Boulevard and 10th Avenue speaking to merchants about crime.
A more detailed account explaining how a two-story column of fire blasted up from a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) gas line at the corner of Geary Boulevard and Parker Avenue in February of 2019 was released last month by the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB).
he Northern California coastline is a major migration route for many species of whales, and home to even more species of marine mammals, like seals, sea lions, otters and dolphins.
During this pandemic, thought I’d share some positivity happening in the Richmond District!
It was a bittersweet victory because of the election of Donald Trump and the four years of havoc that ensued, but it was that conversation and many others that led to the formation of Richmond District Rising (RDR).
‘Hourglass Sextant,’ and ‘Altar At Baker Beach,’ poems by M.H. Lopez