Win VIP passes to the new “Picasso: Masterpieces” exhibition at the de Young

Pablo Picasso – “Le Baiser (The Kiss)”. 1969 The de Young opened its latest stellar exhibition on Saturday, celebrating the work of Pablo Picasso. Entitled Picasso: Masterpieces from the Musée National Picasso, Paris, the show is made up of 150… Continue Reading

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Furniture store to open new showroom at 25th & Geary

The future showroom of Avetex Furniture at 25th & Geary. Inset: Vacant after Kragen Auto Parts moved out. Avetex Furniture has been in business for 10 years, offering contemporary furnishings online and at their showroom at 6114 Geary Boulevard. Business… Continue Reading

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Proposed budget cuts would force property owners to care for sidewalk trees

In 2009, roughly 2,000 young trees were planted in the Richmond District along Anza, Balboa and Cabrillo Streets and on some intersecting Avenues. It was part of a San Francisco Department of Public Works (SFDPW) initiative to green more sidewalks… Continue Reading

Doyle Drive overnight ramp closure, Saturday to Sunday

Beginning this Saturday night at 11pm until Sunday morning at 5am, the ramp from southbound Highway 101/Doyle Drive to southbound Highway 1/Park Presidio Boulevard will be closed. Closure info The closure is necessary to realign the temporary barrier along the… Continue Reading

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Sneak peek at remodeled Anza Branch Library; re-opening celebration June 18

The Anza Branch Library at 550 37th Avenue. It officially reopens on June 18, 2011. It’s been 2 years in the making, but the Richmond District now has both of its libraries back in operation. And they’re looking better than… Continue Reading

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Power outages continue; PG&E working on repairs

PG&E crew works to restore power at Clement and 2nd Avenue, late Thursday night. Photo by RyanAmazing It looks like the inner Richmond is not out of the woods yet with regard to power outages. Tonight I received reports from… Continue Reading

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Late afternoon power outage on Wednesday affects Clement St. merchants

Around 4:30pm on Wednesday afternoon, roughly 1,600 PG&E customers lost power in the inner Richmond. This was the second outage in a week, with the last one occurring on June 1 in the late evening. Initially, PG&E predicted that power… Continue Reading

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There is such a thing as a free lunch! For kids & teens this summer

The Richmond District Neighborhood Center is hosting a special program that offers free lunches to local kids and teens this summer. From 12noon until 12:45pm every weekday at Presidio Middle School, children age 18 and under can stop in for… Continue Reading