The Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers are researching how the eviction moratorium is impacting the ability of landlords to pay their mortgages.
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
An installation project is set to begin on Monday, Aug. 16, which would close Transverse Drive in Golden Gate Park from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
‘Fun in Fogust’ by Hazel O’neill.
Share birthdays, weddings, anniversaries, births, obituaries, graduations, sports highlights, business accomplishments, retirements, college admissions, etc.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department held a community event on July 20 to celebrate the re-opening of Golden Gate Heights Park after a $2.8 million makeover.
“Buy Nothing, Give Freely, Share Creatively,” reads the mission of the Buy Nothing Project.
The Quonq Sing Laundry at 433 Seventh Ave. (now 465 Seventh Ave.) between Geary Boulevard and Anza Street is one of the earliest Chinese-owned businesses in the Richmond District. The structure was built in 1902 and was incorporated into the 1987 building currently on the same site.
John Adams observed: “Public business must always be done by somebody. It will be done by somebody or other: if wise men decline it, others will not; if honest man refuse it, others will not.” Someone else proclaimed: “Nothing intoxicates some people like a sip of authority.”
With our single-family home market so hot, many people are purchasing condos or TIC’s (tenancy in common) as their first home. If you are thinking about buying one, carefully investigate the Homeowner Association, finances, management, and current or potential litigation before proceeding.
Designated bicycle lanes are coming to Anza Street this summer after the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board of Directors voted unanimously to lay paint striping down for them from Masonic to 30th avenues.
For months, community members, district supervisors and their aides, and other key stakeholders in the Sunset community have worked establish the Sunset Chinese Cultural District.
Recent Police Activity in July, 2021.
You and I both see it throughout our city: far too many people are living on the street or in tents.
A year ago, in my “New Start” plan, I outlined a plan for COVID recovery and my commitment to working families, tenants, and small businesses. I’m happy that through this year’s budget, we are delivering on our promises and all of my colleagues are committed to making sure that our recovery does not leave anyone behind.