Richmond Review crossword puzzle #5.
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
Comparing photos of the Cliff House from 1900 with 2022.
I’ve been scratching my head and wondering if there are any smart environmentalists left in the SF Recreation and Park Department. Pouring more concrete anywhere in the world adds to the green house gas emissions and sends the wrong signal.
Police activity in the Richmond District in July, 2022.
I am shocked that there has not been more outrage at what has befallen Laguna Honda Hospital and the 681 patients that call Laguna Honda Hospital home.
As your Assemblymember and chair of the Assembly Budget Committee, I cannot be prouder of the state’s new budget. It makes some great investments in our district that I pushed for, including:
Cartoon by Paul Kilduff.
With more than 5,000 real estate agents selling properties in San Francisco, how do you go about choosing an agent to service your real estate needs?
Following my last musing about the deplorable results of such ward elections and their rise under threat of California Voting Rights Act litigation in such small cities as Millbrae, San Bruno, South San Francisco, Foster City and Redwood City, I discovered a possible silver lining.
SFMTA Weekend Transit and Traffic Advisory for
Weekend of Saturday, Aug, 6, 202
Every June, the mayor presents the Board of Supervisors with a proposed budget for approval. This year, as a member of the Budget and Appropriations Committee (BAC), my colleagues and I spent the month of June scrutinizing line items, questioning department representatives, and hearing from service providers and the public about their needs.
Events, classified ads, announcements and more.
The process of closing park roads was done with the verbal order of Phil Ginsburg, the general manager of the SF Recreation and Park Department, who was granted that authority under the city charter in the late 1800s.
Naiad Cove, named after the Greek demigoddesses, has been a labor of love and hard work to preserve the treasures, memories and history of Lands End, the Cliff House, Sutro Heights and Ocean Beach.
Artist Faith Ringgold, 91, was rejected by the art world countless times. Being an African American woman, who boldly confronted subjects like racism, slavery, violence and inequality in her prolific body of work, made the establishment uncomfortable.