Column by Alexander Clark Happy new year to everyone in the Richmond/Sunset (or those that aspire to live here). It’s been a typically quiet holiday season in the world of real estate, […]
UCSF: E-Scooters Cause Alarming Spike in Injuries, Hospital Visits
Electric scooters are increasingly part of the crowded urban landscape, but a UC San Francisco study has found a major surge of injuries related to scooters, particularly among young adults.
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.
City Hall – Gordon Mar
From taking important steps forward on the biggest challenges facing our City to making targeted investments in priorities in our neighborhood, we’re proud of the progress we made in 2019 and excited to get working in 2020.
Supervisor Mar Introduces City College Classes in the Sunset
Using $150,000 of his discretionary budget, SF Supervisor Gordon Mar introduced City College Sunset in November, an offering of six courses that will serve seniors, high school students, early childhood educators and English language learners.
Golden Gate Park Attractions to Utilize Flexible Pricing System – Updated Story
By Thomas K. Pendergast Three popular attractions in Golden Gate Park now have “flexible pricing” rates for entrance fees charged to visitors from outside of San Francisco, which city officials hope will […]
City Hall – Sandra Lee Fewer
Looking back at 2019, my office won some huge victories for the Richmond District and San Francisco as a whole. Here are the top 12 highlights from 2019.
Commentary – Kevin Frazier
There’s a new community-building tactic underway in Oklahoma City – conversations with strangers. It’s remarkably cheap, easily implementable and has anecdotal support for its effectiveness.
Press Release: Environmental Lawsuit Challenges Laurel Heights Project
The Laurel Heights Improvement Association of San Francisco, Inc., filed suit against the City and County of San Francisco today in the San Francisco County Superior Court.
Calendar of Events – January 2020
Things do on San Francisco’s west side in January, 2020.
Real Estate – Richmond District Year in Review – John M. Lee
The Richmond District single-family home prices rose for the eighth year in a row with median prices appreciating by 5 percent in 2019 and a 122 percent increase from the low of 2011.
Commentary – Quentin Kopp
Although she has ended her fanciful campaign for president of the United States, the heuristic Kamala Harris remains a United States senator. As Savannah Blackwell, SFProgressive editor, wrote 15 years ago: “… by law, Harris should not even be the city’s district attorney.
Christine Raher at the Richmond Neighborhood Center Toy Drive
Christine Raher poses with a new friend at the Richmond Neighborhood Center’s toy drive event on Dec. 17. Raher was recently named Woman Lawn Bowler of the Year by the 130-member San Francisco Lawn Bowling Club based in Golden Gate Park.
Assembly – Phil Ting
California is in the midst of a housing crisis. For decades, we have not been building enough homes to meet demand. In fact, by some estimates, we’ve produced only 40 percent of what is needed since 2007.
Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, Feb. 2, 2020
Kaiser Permanente Half Marathon, 10K and 5K, Feb. 2, 2020, Golden Gate Park, starts at 8 a.m.