This morning’s quake is a rockin’ reminder of the city’s required seismic retrofit program

If you weren’t jolted awake by the magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 2:39am this morning, then we want to know the secret to your deep sleep! The morning’s quake rumbled and rolled for several seconds; its epicenter was in Berkeley near… Continue Reading


Assemblymember Phil Ting to hold coffee hour for constituents, January 9

Assemblymember Phil Ting will be holding a “Richmond District Community Coffee” event on Tuesday, January 9 for the public. Ting represents the 19th Assembly District, which includes the west side of San Francisco. The event is a chance for the… Continue Reading


The Top Stories of 2017 in the Richmond District

I don’t know about all of you, gentle readers, but we are ready for 2017 to be over! It’s been a crazy year for our country, so we thought we’d take your mind off things with something hyper-local: the top… Continue Reading


Charity updates: Internet Archive receives $1M bitcoin donation; Western Neighborhoods Project to open new headquarters

A couple of local nonprofits that are headquartered in the Richmond District shared some exciting news over the holidays. The Internet Archive, located at Clement & Funston and the keeper of the internet’s history along with millions of digital books… Continue Reading


Clement Street car break-ins on the rise, even during daylight hours

There’s been some chatter this week among Clement Street merchants about car break-ins that appear the be on the rise. Burglars are even doing smash and grabs in the middle of the day. One afternoon this week, a woman parked… Continue Reading


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65

We learned the sad news this morning that our mayor Edwin Lee, passed away after an apparent heart attack on Monday night. Lee was shopping for family groceries at a Safeway in San Francisco when he collapsed and was taken… Continue Reading


Don’t miss the holiday fun after dark in Golden Gate Park

Last week, the holiday tree at McClaren Lodge in Golden Gate Park was lit up, and the new light show, “Photosynthesis”, on the exterior of the Conservatory of Flowers debuted. Be sure to stop by to check them out after… Continue Reading


Santa Claus to make his annual visits to Cal’s Pet Supply (Dec. 9) & Angelina’s Cafe (Dec. 13)

The big, jolly guy dressed in red will be stopping by one of his favorite corners in the Richmond District in the next week. This Saturday, December 9th, he’ll bring his sled by Cal’s Pet Supply (5950 California) where he’ll… Continue Reading