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.
Outer Sunset Farmers Market Photos, July 5, 2020
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 Blotter – Richmond District
Police activity in the Richmond District in June, 2020.
Real Estate – John M. Lee
When the SIP started, sellers withdrew their listings from the market in droves, buyers had to shelter-in-place and real estate activity nosedived.
City Hall – Sandra Lee Fewer
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.
Looking Back – Starr King
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 …
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.
Toy Boat Dessert Cafe Owners Set Sail After 38 Years in Business
Roberta Mindich-Fink and Jesse Fink remember so many people who have come through the doors of Toy Boat Dessert Cafe, at the corner of Clement Street and Fifth Avenue, that it is hard to recall all of them at once.
New Group SOARs into the Richmond Political Arena
Within a matter of months, the new community organization SOAR set up a Facebook page and a website, signed up nearly 300 members and held a couple of D1 supervisor candidate forums on Zoom.
Cooking Together: Tabouli
Salads provide hydration in addition to essential nutrients, such as vitamins and minerals. Rich in enzymes, raw leafy greens can help us with our digestion.
Letter to the Editor: Opposed to Homeless Shelters in City Parks
I’m a resident of the Sunset District. I just read the article in the Sunset Beacon. I think creating homeless shelters in the parks, Golden Gate in particular, will be a big mistake.
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.
Nature News From Jake Sigg
SF Plant Finder is a comprehensive and easy-to-use resource for gardeners, landscape designers, ecologists and community members interested in greening neighborhoods and enhancing our city’s biodiversity.
City Health Officer Issues Business Re-Opening Guideline
DIRECTIVE OF THE HEALTH OFFICER OFTHE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO REGARDING REQUIRED BEST PRACTICES FOR SHIPPING OR DELIVERY ESSENTIAL BUSINESSES
Memorial Day Weekend Street Closure at Geary and Steiner for Pedestrian Bridge Removal
Geary Boulevard at Steiner Street will be closed for the removal of the pedestrian bridge.