In 1866, what we now call the Richmond District was incorporated into the City of San Francisco. Known as the “outside lands,” it was a lonely area of drifting sand dunes and sagebrush, a blank area on county maps with Mountain Lake as the sole identifiable feature.
Star of the Sea School to Close for Curriculum Realignment
Classes at Star of the Sea, a Catholic elementary school on Ninth Avenue at Geary Boulevard, in the heart of the Richmond District, will be suspended at the end of the school year in June due to declining enrollment. The preschool will remain open.