Column by Alexandr Clark I hope everyone out there is doing well, staying healthy, and staying calm during these trying times. It’s not easy, that’s for sure – especially with teenagers home […]
Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer addresses the Richmond District community with resources, updates and advice during this public health crisis.
Richmond District resident Joey Yee created his own YouTube channel to share the zeitgeist of the City’s northwest corner. His videos are fun, informative and brought to life by someone who really knows the community.
The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) approved the new pilot project for San Francisco last month, called a “bag-drop collection” program, as the state explores new models to boost consumer access to recycling California Redemption Value (CRV) bottles and cans.
Police activity in the Richmond District in February, 2020.
One lawsuit brought by the California attorney general and joined by the district attorney’s offices of Marin, Alameda and San Francisco counties against the Neptune Society and its parent company, Service Corporation International (SCI), accuses the funeral and cremation company of using a fraudulent marketing scheme to bilk consumers by taking money out of a trust fund set up to reimburse customers who pay in advance but later change their plans and seek refunds.
The casual diner, perched on the cliff above the old Sutro Baths site, has been passed down through three generations of the same family. It is currently owned by brothers Tom and Bill Hontalas, grandsons of the founder, Louis Hontalas.
In April 1919, the San Francisco Board of Education passed a resolution to name the first school slated for construction after the signing of the Armistice in honor of the San Franciscans who served. The thoroughly modern Argonne School was built quickly by the Board of Public Works.
Orson’s Belly, a cinema-themed café and vermouth bar in the Richmond District, has built a large and devoted following since it opened four years ago on Balboa Street between 18th and 19th avenues.
On Monday, Jan. 6 2020, Barefoot Muse Press, based in Hainesport, New Jersey, released the latest chapbook in its series of short collections demonstrating a strong connection to formal/metrical poetry – “Temporary Kin” by Kathleen McClung.
The Laurel School, one of San Francisco’s oldest independent schools serving children with special learning needs, announced that it will be closing its doors in June 2020.
Gaslight & Shadows Antiques, at Clement Street and 25th Avenue, is a one-of-a-kind antique store. Phyllis Nabhan, the owner since 1976, remembers when there were lots of antique dealers on Clement Street. Her store, now the only one remaining, offers an eclectic mix of items for casual shoppers to serious collectors.
In 2018, Berman published her first full-length collection of poetry called “Currents” (3 Mile Harbor Press). “Currents” is a collection of quiet, profound moments.
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You see tent encampments growing all over the Bay Area, and there are more and more people living in their cars or RVs. Homelessness persists in California because we have not built enough housing to keep pace with job growth. That has resulted in a shortage that drives up the cost of existing housing.