Humanitarian Relief Concert For Ukraine set for Saturday Afternoon, March 12, 2022, in Golden Gate Park.
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
CORRECTION In the February issue of the Richmond Review, John Trasvina, former president of the Lowell High School Alumni Association, was misidentifed as the former president of the alumni association of Abraham […]
Photojournalist Jeremy Word’s photos of two Taraval Street record stores.
2022 is here and like in any other year, people are preparing for the big push in the spring real estate market. It seems like the COVID effect is behind us, and this year will turn out to be a normal real estate market.
The view north across Geary Boulevard from Arguello Boulevard, January 1947. The Larkins Building (the former Park and Ocean Railroad Co. Geary Street Carbarn), with signage for T.F. Ormand Dodge and Plymouth dealer at left, Roosevelt Junior High School at right.
‘Dog Baby Talk’ cartoon by Paul Kilduff.
A very important process in our democracy is taking place now, although most folks I speak to aren’t even aware that it is happening. I am talking about the process of redistricting.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department has just released a plan for improved shuttle service along JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park.
‘Jack’s Raccoon’ by Hazel O’Neil.
Police Activity in the Richmond District, February 2022.
The closure of the eastern end of John F. Kennedy (JFK) Drive in Golden Gate Park has created a dangerous situation for couriers, delivery people and employees at the de Young Museum.
Back in January 2021, 84-year-old Vicha Ratanapakdee went on his daily walk around his Anza Vista neighborhood and was violently shoved to the pavement in what his family calls an unprovoked act of anti-Asian violence.
Thomas (or “Tomáš”) Garrigue Masaryk (March 7, 1850 – Sept. 14, 1937) is honored with a monument in Golden Gate Park. Masaryk was an important leader in the establishment of Czechoslovakia and became its first president in 1918. He was re-elected president of Czechoslovakia three more times consecutively.
The first thing you need to know about Common Space, a gift shop and art gallery that opened in the Outer Richmond last November, is that owner Anna Beurskens names every plant for sale.
Supporting Working Families in Our Economy’s Recovery.