Four candidates running to become San Francisco’s next district attorney (D.A.) took the stage at the Richmond Recreation Center on July 17 to pitch their ideas on how to make the city safer and more just.
If you are unfamiliar with Avenue 12 Gallery, it’s a gem of a space located at the corner of 12thAvenue and Lake Street in the Richmond District, across the street from Mountain Lake Park. Formerly a convenience store, the light-filled storefront was converted into a showroom for Japanese furniture and artifacts under the name TableAsia in 2005.
When a raucous meeting about plans for the L-Taraval Improvement Project did not go as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) had hoped, they went back to the drawing board to reassess the plan and have now scheduled another meeting.
Press Release from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), August 1, 2019.
Longtime Richmond District resident Linda Lewin wrote a children’s story titled Flowers For Jenny. The story was illustrated by Sudesha Shrestha and is the sixth book written by Lewin.
The San Francisco Unified School District’s (SFUSD) Board of Education’s decision to cover or destroy 13 murals in the “Life of Washington” series at the first president’s namesake high school has inspired those who support saving the murals to hire an attorney and to work on bringing the issue to the voters.
San Francisco Giants’ mascot, Lou Seal, was the guest of honor at the community watch party at the Richmond Neighborhood Center on Sunday, July 28. A broadcast of the game played on two big screen televisions under a big tent. Games, prizes, BBQ and photo opportunities with Lou Seal were all part of a community pride celebration.
… Wednesday, August 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Julius Kahn Clubhouse (West Pacific Avenue and Spruce Street), where the recommended replacement name will be presented with the opportunity for public comment.
Sunday, July 28: The annual San Francisco Marathon will begin from The Embarcadero and Mission Street at 5:30 a.m., with staggered starts from 5:30 a.m. until 6:30 a.m.
The ADU Incentives program provides a suite of services – including financing – for homeowners to create an accessory dwelling unit (ADU) in their single family home.
Grandview Park does indeed have the grandest views in San Francisco. A lot of them, at least. Known to locals as Turtle Hill, this peak at the intersection of 14th Ave. and Moraga (sort of, it’s a maze up there) offers a sweeping vista from Ocean Beach to the Financial District, as well as dizzying perspectives on the steps cascading down the hill.
Lucca’s Foods Deli & Wine Shop, was unanimously approved on July 22 by the San Francisco Small Business Commission for the Legacy Business Registry.
Candidates for district attorney will present their views on Augst 7 at the SF County Fair Building in Golden Gate Park.
Research shows California is one of the top 10 states with the most fatal home fires per capita. But now, California residents have a chance to help change behavior that could help to save lives in the event of a home fire.
Butterfly Counters gathering on June 22 to scour San Francisco for signs of butterflies on the northern peninsula for the 25th year in a row. Despite a low turn out, some of the results were good with rare sightings. Other findings were worrisome.