This year, I honored Shannon Kissinger, a San Francisco native and resident of the Richmond District. He served in the United States
Navy from 1996 to 2001 and now works to help homeless veterans.
The Clarendon trail route at Mt. Sutro was completed and officially opened as part of a
huge volunteer effort for National Trails Day on Saturday, June 3.
The Surfrider Foundation is offering free cigarette containers for the outside of
businesses that allow smoking in an effort to keep cigarette butts out of the
Community updates from SF Supervisor Katy Tang.
Crime report from the Sunset District.
On Friday, June 30, a six-month effort was launched to reduce the
number of toxic cigarette butt waste in San Francisco’s
Sunset and Richmond districts when SF supervisors Sandra Lee Fewer
and Katy Tang organized a kick-off event and beach clean-up at Ocean Beach.
A neighborhood journal for the Sunset District.
The Presidio Trust has announced plans to rehabilitate the Presidio Theater, located in
the heart of the national park site on the Presidio’s Main Post, as a multi-purpose
A fire, suspected of being arson, destroyed a major portion of the playground at the Koret Childrens’ Playground in Golden Gate Park.
A plan to turn the Francis Scott Key Annex in the Outer Sunset District from a dilapidated
surplus school property into new housing for teachers is moving forward, as city officials
seek ways to keep educators from leaving for less expensive towns.
At the southern end of Fifth Avenue in the Inner Sunset District, next to the University of
California, San Francisco (UCSF), sits an 86-unit housing complex on six acres of land
built in 1950 called Kirkham Heights.
A 2015 Pew Research Center poll disclosed that 40 percent of people ages 18 to 34 support censorship of statements offensive to minorities, while only 24 percent of those
who are 51 to 60 agree.
I examined the single-family home markets in the Richmond and Sunset districts and compared them
against the data in San Francisco as a whole.
The Park Presidio-Sunset Lions Club joined forces with the Richmond District YMCA to host a blood drive on June 17.
The 75th annual Mother’s Day Rose Show, sponsored by the SF Rose Society, was held at the Hall of Flowers in Golden Gate Park on May 14. The show featured a diverse array of roses, some of which were chosen best in their category.