Four of the five nests have Great Blue Herons incubating eggs. The fifth nest is a newly constructed nest, and that pair of herons are now engaged in building the nest and courtship rituals.
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
After reading Quentin Kopp’s column in the March 2022 edition lamenting President Biden’s campaign promise to appoint a Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, I needed a place to cry too. Instead, I thought I would share some information with the Sunset Beacon’s readers.
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Growing up on Second Avenue in the 1950s, I played in the streets with a gang of kids in the Inner Richmond.
“There’s an unprecedented shift in drinking culture happening right now – not as many people are drinking alcohol as much or at all” owner Josh James explained.
Absolutely gobsmacked at the lack of respect, the Golden Gate Park bison are slowly recovering after local woman Lindsey Lakestreet failed to show them off to her friend visiting from out of town.
Solution to the March 2022 crossword puzzle (#2) by Richmond District resident Jess Goldstein.
Crossword puzzle created by Richmond District resident Jess Goldstein.
A redistricting plan threatens to mute minority voices, including the Richmond’s Chinese Americans.
designer Guo Pei creates a couture fantasy that fuses the influences of China’s imperial past with export art, the grandeur of European court life, architecture, and the botanical world.
I wrote a correspondence to President Donald Trump that I looked at him as my God Father, and the God Father of all Americans. A second correspondence that his image should be carved into Mt. Rushmore.
In essence: from Park Presidio west to 28th Avenue, they plan to eliminate diagonal parking and replace it with parallel parking in order to streamline bus traffic with dedicated lanes.
The SF Board of Supervisors earlier this week passed legislation introduced by Mayor London Breed to make admission to the Conservatory of Flowers and Japanese Tea Garden free for San Francisco residents and all veterans.
I have an elderly grandmother who loves visiting the park. As she continues to grow old and in turn, become less mobile, she can’t visit the attractions she once loved because of the closure.
SFMTA, Recreation and Parks Recommend JFK Remain Car-free with Community Requested Access and Signage Improvements.