Thomas K. Pendergast, a reporter with the Richmond Review and Sunset Beacon newspapers, was honored by the SF Press Club on Nov. 15 for his investigative reporting on the lack of water available for firefighting in San Francisco’s western and southern neighborhoods.
by Janice Bressler Kim Shuck, San Francisco’s current poet laureate, is impossible to pigeonhole. She is a widely published poet who was appointed to the laureate position by the late SF Mayor Ed Lee in order […]
As we begin the New Year and a new legislative session, it’s exciting to see California revving its engines at the starting line with a new governor and a Democratic super-majority in both houses.
Recent police activity in the Richmond District.
News items from around the Richmond District.
An arrest related to several arson fires in Golden Gate Park has been made, although as of press time charges tied directly to those fires have not been filed. Police say the investigation is ongoing.
The City’s contract with the Outside Lands Art and Music Festival expires in 2021, but an extension of that contract is going before the SF Recreation and Park Commission on Jan. 17. If approved, it then goes to the SF Board of Supervisors (BOS).
Muni’s “red carpet” bus lanes might get pulled out from under the wheels of private transportation buses if District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer gets her way, as she moves to change legislation governing the transit lanes.
Free things to do on San Francisco’s west side.
The market remained steady throughout the year with mortgage interest rates rising from the 4 to 5 percent range by the end of the year. Even though this is still low by historic standards, it is the highest it has been the last seven years and it has impacted the market.
There’s no question; we face a drastic shortage of affordable housing not just in San Francisco but across the state. Our growing senior population also wants to age in place, but they might not need as much space.
Photos from San Francisco’s past.
As observed by a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on Constitution Day this year, Thomas Jefferson in 1789 wrote: “Wherever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.”
John Farais, a local chef, cooks with the same ingredients that the Native Americans relied on, but uses modern kitchen technology to create contemporary dishes.
Richmond District updates from Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer.