As discussions continue about how St. Ignatius College Preparatory and the Outer Sunset Farmers Market and Mercantile can co-exist on a shared space, the Sunset Beacon offered each party an opportunity to share with the community their side of the issue
Inner Sunset Free Fix-It Fair Rehabilitates Products, Builds Community
The flier advertising the Inner Sunset Free Fix-It Fair said it all: “We’ll try to fix anything – except electronics and relationships – for FREE. Bring your wobbly, loose, broken, frayed, splintered, torn, ripped, cracked severed item. If we can’t fix it, we’ll give you twice your money back.”
Nourish Your Neighborhood Newspapers and Website
California has lost a quarter of its newspapers and half its newsroom staff in the last 15 years. San Francisco has lost more than half of its neighborhood newspapers over the last decade or so. Your contribution will help the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon to publish for many years to come.
Richmond Community Hub Breaks Ground
A groundbreaking event was held by the Community Youth Center of San Francisco (CYC) on Nov. 10 to celebrate the vision of the future home of the Richmond Community Hub. The Richmond Community Hub will take over the empty building at 952 Clement St. and will provide services and resources to residents in the Richmond District and throughout San Francisco.
Richmond ‘Buy Nothing’ Facebook Group Helps to Unite Community
“Buy Nothing, Give Freely, Share Creatively,” reads the mission of the Buy Nothing Project.
Richmond District’s Youngest Activist
Sarah Geronemus was encouraged to do something before she turned 4 years old about her strong desire to see a matching rainbow on the Robin Williams Tunnel in Marin County.
Mid-Sunset Community Meeting June 30
Inner Sunset community meeting June 30, 7-8 p.m.
Volunteers Work to Clean Sunset Streets
On Sunday, March 21, more than 20 adults and six children showed up to help clean the streets. They were able to cover a lot of ground cleaning Pacheco, Ortega, and Noriega streets from Great Highway to 38th Avenue …
Richmond Rising Calls for Diversity on Community Police Advisory Board
The Richmond District, like the City’s other nine police districts, has a community police advisory board (CPAB) designed to promote community engagement with the Richmond Police Station. But a local citizens group, Richmond District Rising (RDR), says the operation of this board is shrouded in mystery and its membership fails to include important stakeholders.
Neighbors Helping to Feed Neighbors
Community efforts by two different organizations based in the Richmond District have shown that COVID-19 cannot and will not stop the human spirit from finding solidarity and a way to support those most vulnerable during this time of social isolation.
Pop-Up Events and Caravan Protests Against Racism in the Richmond District
“There were more than 1,000 cars, it was incredible,” Erin Feher said about the June 4 caravan protest she organized.
Theater Popcorn Pop-up Popular
The idea for the popcorn popup had been on the minds of Bergeron and his staff since the shelter-in-place order took hold, but he was hesitant to hold an in-person event until the safety protocols around business operations were clear.
Sunset District Native Alan Wong Follows His Passion for Public Service
Wong attended Herbert Hoover Middle School and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School in 2005. Thanks to City College of San Francisco classes he took as a teenager, Wong was able to graduate from University of California, San Diego (UCSD) at age 19 in 2007.
Swedenborgian Church Celebrates its 125th Anniversary in March
The National Historic Landmark architectural treasure Swedenborgian Church which held its first service in March 1895, whose form and construction was conceived and guided by a friend of John Muir, is an architectural tribute to our deep spiritual connection to the natural world.
Richmond Resident Is Wrapping Up Her Huge Christmas Collection
Richmond District resident Katherine Howard has been collecting Christmas ornaments since 1983. She now has so many ornaments – numbering in the “many thousands” – that she starts decorating her apartment in September and continues through the Christmas season.