Richmond District family featured in new urban biking advocacy video

Meet Stephanie and Joe, parents of two small children that live here in the Richmond District. Their story is featured in a new video from Connecting the City, whose vision is to build a continuous, crosstown bikeway in San Francisco.… Continue Reading


649 8th Avenue – now a church, but what was it before?

Woody LaBounty of the Western Neighborhoods Project posted another great SF West History Minute. This time it’s about the small Russian church tucked in among the homes of the 600 block of 8th Avenue. It has an interesting history –… Continue Reading


Provide feedback on neighborhood services at the DCYF Town Hall, January 21

This Friday night, residents of the Richmond District will have a chance to share their feedback and ideas for neighborhood services. The event is being organized by the Richmond Community Coalition, a group of citizens who work with the Richmond… Continue Reading


It’s Martin Luther King, Jr. day. How are you honoring his legacy?

Excerpted from a letter Michelle Obama sent out last week to a barackobama.com mailing list. Are you doing anything special today to honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy? Leave a comment to let us know. – Sarah B. The Rev.… Continue Reading


The latest plans for the Alexandria; Historic Preservation Comm. meeting, Jan. 19

RichmondSFBlog reader Bob H. lives right near the old Alexandria theater at Geary and 18th Avenue, so he’s taken a special interest in the plans for its revitalization. Last week, he sent me the latest proposal for the new retail… Continue Reading


KGO interviews ADA litigator; Pot de Pho is latest casualty among dozens being sued as recently as this week. Where is Eric Mar?

Hats off to KGO Radio’s Ronn Owens who did his best to confront one of the most loathed lawyers in San Francisco on his show yesterday, Thomas Frankovich. Owens lives in the Richmond District and was concerned after seeing stories… Continue Reading