When the pandemic started, one of the earliest and broadest measures the City took to protect public health was mandating the closure of thousands of small businesses. Before we had vaccines and before we knew the efficacy of masking, physical distance was the bluntest and best instrument we had to use, and we used it – sacrificing livelihoods to save lives.
Do you ever wonder where all the commission money goes in a real estate transaction? With prices so high in our area, it is a significant amount of money.
Judith Ottoson’s long relationship with the YMCA began when she was a child after she nearly drowned in one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes.
A young musician entertains the crowd at Flower Piano. More than 60,000 music lovers (70% of whom were San Franciscans) came to the event at the Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park Sept. 17-21.
After almost 30 years of running the 4 Star Theatre on Clement Street, Frank Lee has sold it so he can concentrate on his other theaters in the Marina District.
In San Francisco’s easternmost neighborhoods, the big news transit-wise is that the long (long) delayed Central Subway is tremblingly close to opening to the public, connecting Chinatown to Third Street via a […]
A quintessential Richmond District business just reached an important milestone. This past summer, JANE Consignment, located at Clement Street and 24th Avenue, celebrated 20 years of serving the community.
With the stress of COVID-19 restrictions, many people have realized how important it is to spend time outdoors. This is especially so for families with children in a city like San Francisco.
One of the entertainers at the Richmond District Autumn Moon Festival wears a colorful outfit to help celebrate Chinese culture.
This is the view looking north on a partially developed 45th Avenue, between Balboa and Anza streets, in June 1922. Houses on the east side of the 600 block of 45th Avenue are some of the oldest in the neighborhood and they still stand.
To provide adaptive bicycles for free to people with disabilities, the Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program (BORP) has teamed up with the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), Lyft Bay Wheels and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC).
Police activity in the Richmond District, September 2021.
As we watch communities destroyed by record-breaking wildfires, wake up to orange skies, and see photo after photo of empty reservoirs, we know that California is at the forefront of the climate crisis. Fortunately, our historic state budget surplus allows us the opportunity to take action.
Western Neighborhoods Project (WNP), a community history nonprofit, will open a temporary museum in the former Cliff House Gift Shop in partnership with ACT Art Conservation and The Great Highway gallery with support from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s Park Archives and Records Center (PARC) and the Global Museum at SF State.
Observing the ongoing more or less losing battle against the Pacific Ocean’s non stop onslaught against the bluffs south of Sloat Blvd; threatening the roadway and much more importantly, the pump station, underground piping and sewage treatment plant, who in their right mind thinks the dumping of 275,000 cubic yard of dredged shipping channel sand west of the roadway is going to do anything except wash away in very short order? Sand versus the ocean is no contest!