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City catches Richmond District homeowner in violation of short-term rental laws

Normally when you hear about the city going after a landlord, it’s for building code violations, or complaints resulting from tenants (remember this palace on 26th Avenue?). But this week we heard about a landlord who is in legal trouble… Continue Reading

Police Blotter – March 14, 2017 | Captain Paul Yep departs; say hello to Captain Alexa O’Brien

SFPD RICHMOND DISTRICT POLICE STATION WEEKLY UPDATE 03/14/2017 NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:00 PM Richmond Police Station Community Room 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118 NEW CAPTAIN APPOINTED TO RICHMOND STATION This week we welcomed… Continue Reading

Stop to smell the flowers: de Young blooms with 33rd annual Bouquets to Arts floral exhibit

Last night, the de Young Museum kicked off its 33rd annual Bouquets to Arts exhibition, which pairs local floral designers with pieces in the museum’s collection. The designers then create floral interpretations of their piece that are displayed alongside. This… Continue Reading

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Volunteers clean up 6,000+ cigarette butts along outer Balboa

Last week we told you about a neighborhood cleanup of cigarette butts taking place along Balboa between 32nd and 38th Avenues. The results are in! According to organizer Pawel Dlugosz, the group of volunteers picked up 6000+ cigarette butts and… Continue Reading

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No butts: Outer Balboa neighborhood cleanup on Saturday targeting cigarette litter

This Saturday, the Balboa Village Merchants Association is hosting a neighborhood cleanup along Balboa Street from 32nd through 38th Ave. The event, titled “Balboa Village Cigarette Butt Cleanup“, targets the littering of cigarette butts along the corridor. To participate in… Continue Reading

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Police Blotter – March 7, 2017 | Two unrelated robberies – one with gun – at Ocean Beach Safeway

SFPD RICHMOND DISTRICT POLICE STATION WEEKLY UPDATE 03/07/2017 NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 6:00 PM Richmond Police Station Community Room 461 6th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94118 HOW TO COMMEND A SFPD EMPLOYEE OR REPORT MISCONDUCT “The… Continue Reading

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After being shut down for lewd conduct, neighbors ask city to permanently revoke massage permit for Paradise Health Center on Balboa

On the agenda for Wednesday’s Board of Appeals public hearing is item 16-167, an appeal from Paradise Health Center at 242 Balboa. On May 10, 2016 at around 9pm, members of the Mayor’s Task Force on Anti-Human Trafficking and the… Continue Reading

Neighbors raise funds for victim, assist in investigation of hit and run on Arguello

On the night of February 8, Richmond District resident Susannah Cain was crossing the street at Anza and Arguello when a car struck her, throwing her 30 feet down the street. Cain, age 73, survived the hit and run accident… Continue Reading