Photos: Mountain Lake Park playground renovation progressing nicely

I was invited to a walkthrough of the Mountain Lake Park playground construction site this morning. The $3.15 million renovation kicked off a year ago, so I was eager to get an update on the progress and when project stakeholders… Continue Reading

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D1 Supe candidate Sandra Fewer may have broken fundraising laws; next D1 forum is this Thursday

Late last week, the Chronicle reported that District 1 Supervisor candidate Sandra Fewer solicited campaign contributions from school district administrators and teachers. That may sound normal for a candidate that is on the SF Board of Education. But it’s actually… Continue Reading

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Geek out on this: First robot-powered delivery tested on Balboa this week

On Tuesday, a new robotic delivery device completed its maiden voyage of a pastry delivery to a woman in the Richmond District. Wait, what? Yes, you read that right. It was a demonstration by Starship Technologies of the first ever… Continue Reading

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Police Blotter – September 22, 2016

SFPD Richmond District Police Station Weekly Update 09-22-2016 NEXT COMMUNITY MEETING: Thursday, October 20th, 2016 at 6:00 PM Golden Gate Park Senior Center 6101 Fulton St, San Francisco, CA 94121 Neighborhood Anti-littering Meeting HARDLY STRICTLY BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL The Hardly Strictly… Continue Reading

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Video: Serial refund scammer identified and confronted by KTVU; says “the whole thing is kinda funny”

In August, we told you about a man named “Ali” who was scamming Richmond District merchants by demanding refunds for food he had never purchased. The KTVU News 2 Investigates team took a deeper look into the story and not… Continue Reading

New “Artist Hours” trial at Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park begins September 27

Are you an aspiring artist that longs for peace and quiet in the The Conservatory of Flowers so you can sketch, paint or photograph on the flowery grounds? Now’s your chance! The Conservatory in Golden Gate Park, home to 1,700… Continue Reading

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Family searching for missing young man last seen in Richmond District

Adam Li, age 26, has been missing since September 15. He was last seen on 45th Avenue between Fulton and Cabrillo in the Richmond District. On Sunday, Li’s family members were at the La Playa Safeway passing out fliers about… Continue Reading

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Construction updates: Mt. Lake Park playground, 25th Ave, Alexandria Theater apartments

There’s no shortage of construction projects going on in the Richmond District. Here’s an update on a few that have come across our desk recently: MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK PLAYGROUND Several readers have inquired about the playground and its re-opening date.… Continue Reading