The Richmond District, like the City’s other nine police districts, has a community police advisory board (CPAB) designed to promote community engagement with the Richmond Police Station. But a local citizens group, Richmond District Rising (RDR), says the operation of this board is shrouded in mystery and its membership fails to include important stakeholders.
Community efforts by two different organizations based in the Richmond District have shown that COVID-19 cannot and will not stop the human spirit from finding solidarity and a way to support those most vulnerable during this time of social isolation.
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.
“It’s a place where older people can enjoy an inexpensive and safe Friday evening and enjoy the company of others,” says Lisa Brinkmann, the San Francisco chapter’s president.
There will be a neighborhood clean-up in the Richmond District on Saturday, Sept. 8, as part of the city’s “Love our city” event.
And, as is the modus operandi of Suval, she became active in forming the Park Merced Action Coalition, a residents group, and became its vice-president.
Photos from the recent One Richmond event held on June 16 at the Argonne Elementary School.
Nothing brings a community together more than a neighborhood party where everyone is invited. And, none so much as the eclectic and sometimes eccentric gatherings hosted
by Inner Sunset residents Barbara and Paul.
I anticipate one or more openings on the board in the coming months. If you are
interested in rolling up your sleeves and working with your neighbors to
maintain and enhance the physical and social dimensions of life in the Richmond as a
member of PAR’s board of directors, then please e-mail me at sfparpresident@
gmail.com or call me at (415) 541-5652.
Calendar of Events for the Sunset District
A neighborhood journal of things to do.
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Laura Sosa, a beloved member of the Sunset District community will be retiring soon
from her position as the Sunset Co-op Nursery School’s director.
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Things to do in the Richmond in May, 2017.