A woman wearing Victorian-era clothing walks in front of the “Carzonia Apartments” at Fourth Avenue and Cornwall Street in the Inner Richmond, circa 1908. Mimicking Carville in the Outer Sunset, Dr. Charles V. Cross placed 10 surplus McAllister-line cable cars on a narrow strip of his land between California and Cornwall streets to address housing needs after the 1906 earthquake and fire.
Photos: 2019 Greater Geary Boulevard Merchants Association Luncheon
Photos from the 2019 Greater Geart Boulevard Merchants Association luncheon at the Hotel Kabuki, Nov. 1, 2019. Photos by Phyllis Nabhan.
Commentary – A Disaster Waiting to Happen
The agenda of the SFPUC is not to provide a system using an inexhaustible supply of seawater, which is the only certain means by which the SFFD will be able to control post-earthquake fires, but rather to use Earthquake Bond money to slowly replace their antiquated and fragile drinking water mains.
Looking Back – Heroes Grove
On Aug. 25, 2018, a solemn ceremony was held in the discreet Heroes Grove in Golden Gate Park, where the 18-ton granite Gold Star Mothers’ Rock stands more than eight feet tall, honoring San Franciscans who gave their lives in World War I. The ceremony highlighted the newly installed additional stones referenced Nov. 11, 1918, the date of the armistice, which was the inspiration for Veterans’ Day.
Letter to the Editor – Prop. A Ads Misleading
I am concerned about the misinformation surrounding San Francisco’s Proposition A advertising. Mayor London Breed and the Yes on A, Affordable Homes For San Franciscans Now! committee are informing voters that this bond measure “will not increase taxes.”
Real Estate – John M. Lee
My November column has always been about the election and the ballot measures as they relate to real estate. But, if you have looked at your voter pamphlet, you will notice that this year it is actually a manageable size, unlike the “telephone books” we have received in the last few years!
Commentary – Quentin Kopp
As I write, local election results are unknown, including the sickening process of replacing the former district attorney who resigned last month to take his prosecutorial ignorance to Los Angeles County to oust a two-term incumbent,
Assembly – Phil Ting
Mental Health Support Line
Suicide hotlines have been around for years, but where should people go when they are not in a crisis situation and just need someone with whom they can talk?
Senior Power Meeting Nov. 14
Please join us for a free community meeting to listen to Guest Speaker Nicole Agbayani, office of the Assessor-Recorder share “Property Tax Savings for Seniors,” followed by Bret Putnam on why the 2020 Census Matters and the jobs it can provide. join in with the Qigong exercises, followed by neighborhood announcements and light refreshments.
2019 One Richmond Holiday Guide.
City Hall – Sandra Lee Fewer
I hope you’re all enjoying the Autumn! As the holiday season approaches, remember to do your #OneRichmond thing by shopping and eating local. Be sure to look out for the insert in the November Richmond Review for all of the One Richmond businesses.
Central Richmond Condo Sells For $155,000 Over Asking
Column by Alexander Clark.
When the editor of the Richmond Review asked me to contribute here online, I thought a weekly “market update” would be great. Reality is, our market doesn’t change weekly, so I’ll save those market updates for theFrontSteps monthly report on our site (The latest taking a look at housing affordability in San Francisco).
Sunset Native Survives Assassination Attempt, Brought Back to SF
Brandon Lee, the activist, journalist and the survivor of an assassination attempt in the Philippines, is back home in San Francisco and receiving treatment from Dr. Susan Ehrlich at San Francisco General Hospital.
Ocean Beach Music and Arts Festival Comes Into Its Own
The Outer Noriega Merchants Association ran the first version of the event in 2009 along a single block. In the past 10 years, it has expanded across three blocks, shutting down Noriega Street between 44th and 47th avenues.
M. Pedroni’s Big Show
Pedroni’s works assemble vintage toys, old radios, stone Buddhas and scores of other found objects into large, often towering structures. The assemblages sometimes suggest, but never spell out, a theme or meaning.