Maintaining a dance instruction business during a global pandemic is a challenge for a leaders of such an in-person, hands-on and interactive creative art. But Marian Roth-Cramer, creator of Ms. Marian’s Dance Garden – a Richmond District staple for many years – is up for the challenge.
A series of restaurant closures in the Outer Richmond District has left the northwestern edge of San Francisco without several of its beloved dining spots.
The Hockey Haven has operated continuously for more than 70 years, up until the past few months of shelter in place. They are one of the many small businesses in the Richmond District that have been impacted by the pandemic.
A facility in the Presidio will soon become San Francisco’s first continuing care site for non-COVID-19 patients. Designed for those who need short-term medical observation or support, but not close monitoring or intensive nursing care in a traditional hospital setting, the “low-acuity” facility helps create space within San Francisco’s hospital system for COVID-19 patients.
The people of San Francisco share what has been positive during this global pandemic.
My name is Peta, I was born and raised in the Richmond District, a proud GWHS class of 2001 graduate. I grew up reading the Richmond Review.
The current fad and demand to remove statues in San Francisco and elsewhere was analyzed by the chancellor of Oxford University on BBC last month in commenting upon a student demand to remove a bronze statue of Cecil Rhodes as a symbol of “institutional racism” and “white slavery.”
San Francisco restaurants started serving customers at outdoor tables on June 15 after three months of being restricted to take-out and delivery to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Last fall, I shared that CalTrans had plans to repave the west side’s major arterial road, California State Route 1, designated as 19th Avenue in the Sunset and Park Presidio Boulevard in the Richmond.
Beautiful weather helped bring out a big crowd for the inaugural Outer Sunset Farmers Market at 37th Avenue between Pacheco and Ortega streets on July 5, 2020..
Police activity in the Richmond District in June, 2020.
When the SIP started, sellers withdrew their listings from the market in droves, buyers had to shelter-in-place and real estate activity nosedived.
June has been a busy month with many events happening nationally and locally, some of historic proportions. We are experiencing a sea change, a renewed commitment to civil rights and human rights and an examination of the laws and institutions we depend on to ensure them.
When America faced healthcare challenges during the Civil War, Starr King rallied Californians to pitch in. In 1862, King made fundraising speeches and raised more than $1 million on behalf of the United States Sanitary Commission canvassing California and the whole Northwestern coast up to Vancouver Island …
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.