All Richmond District residents deserve safe and accessible pedestrian walkway and bike connectivity. As supervisor, one of my roles is to demand city departments to deliver city services in the Richmond, calling on departments to be accountable and responsive to our community’s needs, which includes access to safe and accessible streets for various modes of transportation.
Assembly: Phil Ting
The state of California recently aligned its state tax filing deadline with the Internal Revenue Service. That means for residents living in the 51 of 58 counties declared a disaster zone due to recent storms, including San Francisco, they have until Oct. 16 to turn in their returns.
Board of Supes Approves $26.8 Million Boost for SFPD
After some verbal sparring between the mayor and some supervisors, the Board of Supervisors approved a $26.8 million bailout to the SFPD to pay more overtime for police officers.
Press Release: Community Event Celebrating Inclusion of People With Disabilities, April 22 in GG Park
Best Buddies International, a groundbreaking nonprofit founded in 1989 by Anthony K. Shriver to establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment, leadership development, and inclusive living for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), is excited to announce the Best Buddies Friendship Walk: San Francisco in Golden Gate Park.
Photos: Cal. Academy of Sciences Rock Fund Program
Elementary students from Sunset and Richmond district schools, including Francis Scott Key Elementary, Robert Louis Stevenson Elementary, and Claire Lilienthal Elementary and their family members were among the 8,000 visitors treated to a free family night at the California Academy of Sciences, thanks to the museum’s Rock Fund Program which underwrites access for all San Francisco’s school kids through field trips and other activities.
Press Release: Canoemobile ‘Floating Classroom’ Coming to Lake Merced, Stow Lake
Minnesota-based nonprofit Wilderness Inquiry is bringing its nationally-recognized Canoemobile program to San Francisco, CA, April 1–6, 2023, where it will connect more than 300 youth and families to Lake Merced and Stow Lake.
Press Release: SFPD Nabs Richmond Armed Robbery Suspect
On Friday March 24, 2023, at approximately 5:52 p.m., San Francisco Police officers assigned to Richmond Station responded to the 2400 block of Lake Street for a report of a robbery with a gun.
Letter to the Editor: More to the Story – Botanical Garden’s History
The ambience of the redwood grove will be forever impaired by the new fence. Beloved gardens are gone forever. And taxpayers are on the hock for millions to pay bond interest for for these “improvements” as well as for the new $1.1 million fence, advertising and signage. All without a single meeting of local community members taking place!
Letter to the Editor: Should Heather Knight Be Selling the Bay Lights?
Heather Knight is trying to sell us the Bay Lights. She is fund-raising for Ben Davis on the front page of the Bay Area section of the Sunday edition of the San Francisco Chronicle (Knocking ‘Lights’ out proved arduous, March 19, 2023).
Letter to the Editor: Deal With People Living in Vehicles
Why are laws against sleeping in vehicles not enforced in San Francisco? Is it equitable to residents that laws are not enforced? Why is living and sleeping in vehicles on the streets of San Francisco tolerated?
Great Blue Herons Return to Nests at Stow Lake
Starting April 15, San Francisco Nature Education volunteers will show the herons and their chicks to the public through high-powered spotting scopes. The program runs six Saturdays and concludes May 20.
Photos: Downed Pole on Clement Street at Ninth Avenue
Photos from a reader.
Press Release: Outer Sunset Poet Publishes New Book
All Tomorrow’s Train Rides is an odyssey of reading and poetic memory. What begins as a single day in a worker’s commute morphs into a Möbius loop of literary history and cultural consciousness.
Public Service: Richmond Library Cleanup
Join the Richmond Library, RefuseRefuseSF, Shine On, SF Public Works, and TogetherSF for a friendly neighborhood cleanup!
Video: ‘How Kehinde Wiley is Reshaping the Monumental’
Hear from the artist about his “origin story.”