Our kids found this large piece of wood/platform on Ocean Beach at Santiago and used the driftwood, rope, trees and other debris washed up from the storm last night to make it into a giant play sculpture.
Video: 2023 New Year’s Day “Polar Plunge,” Ocean Beach at Taraval Street
A break between storms allowed the heartiest of souls to brave the chilly Pacific for the annual New Year’s Day Polar Plunge. Ocean Beach at Taraval Street, Jan. 1, 2023.
‘The Front Steps’: Remembering The Richmond’s Weird Drunken Beachside Squatter Carnival
Everyone loves a good neighborhood profile, but what happens if the neighborhood no longer exists? At The Front Steps, we profile it anyway–because you’ve got to know your roots. Case in point, […]
‘Photos of the Sunset District’: Great Highway Hot Rods
Pictures of cars at Ocean Beach. April 17, 2022. Photos by Jeremy Word.
Ocean Beach Gets a Big New Sand Dune
To help the beach between Sloat Boulevard and Fort Funston keep its sand from eroding away entirely, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed a sand berm next to the rocks and cliffs protecting a sewage facility from the ocean waves.
Bartender’s Ocean Beach Cafe Takes the Potent Out of Potent Potables
Ocean Beach Cafe is a new restaurant on La Playa Street between Balboa and Cabrillo, led by former bartender Joshua James. After 20 years in the restaurant industry, he has finally opening his own place. But this time around, none of the drinks have alcohol.
Sunset District Teen Eyes Pro Surfing Career
In 2018, Stone won the Women’s Shortboard High School State Championship at Oceanside Harbor in San Diego. The following season, she snagged three more regional championships and seven first-place finishes in individual events.
Letter to the Editor: Follow the Ocean Beach Master Plan
Right now the city could greatly improve the quality of life for those who live in and around the western edge of the City by implementing the recommendations of SPUR, while maintaining some traffic flow for those who must pass through that way.
Press Release: Fun Run, Beach Clean-up, Zero Waste Festival at Ocean Beach March 21
Our third Run for Zero Waste 5K Fun Run/1 mile walk, beach clean-up and festival will take place at Ocean Beach on Saturday, March 21, 8 a.m.-noon with a zero-waste festival at Park Chalet following the race.
Press Release: Ocean Beach Cleanup in S.F. on Valentine’s Day
Turtle Island Restoration Network, an ocean conservation nonprofit based in Olema, will host the Love Your Beach Cleanup at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on Friday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m.-noon.
New Year’s Day 2020 – Polar Plunge at Ocean Beach
Hundreds of hearty souls braved the chilly Pacific Ocean waves at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach on the first day of 2020 to start the new year off with an exhilarating experience.
Cartoon: ‘Bird Watching at Ocean Beach’ by Hazel O’Neill
Cartoon by Hazel O’Neil.
New Restroom Added at Ocean Beach
District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer and Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru were at the parking lot at Ocean Beach, across from Golden Gate Park, to showcase “quality-of-life initiatives” in the Richmond District, with the recent addition of the City’s newest Pit Stop public toilet and the successful completion of #FewerPotholes 2.0.
Day at the Beach
Historical photo of Ocean Beach in the 1940s.
Outpost at Ocean Beach
Ocean Beach as it looked circa 1900.