Green Apple celebrates 50 years this weekend with free coffee, beer + good deals

Everyone’s favorite bookstore, Green Apple Books, is turning 50 this week. Yes, that’s right, FIFTY years in business! That’s nothing to sneeze at in these days of internet superstores and digital books. Green Apple was opened by 25 year old… Continue Reading


Police Blotter – September 7, 2017

SFPD RICHMOND DISTRICT STATION NEWSLETTER September 7th, 2017 Volume 1, Issue 23 Download the full newsletter (PDF) CAPTAIN’S MESSAGE The San Francisco cool weather is back with the highs being 60’s and 70’s. The heat wave was a tough one;… Continue Reading


Thanks to Supervisor Fewer, garbage cans are back at Ocean Beach

It’s hard to believe it’s been nearly 2 years since the National Park Service removed the garbage cans from the Ocean Beach promenade in what it called an experiment “that would encourage visitors to pack in & pack out”. The… Continue Reading


Hunt for a free entry to Jog in the Fog 5k on Sept 10!

The Richmond District Jog in the Fog 5k presented by Kaiser Permanente is just days away on Sunday, September 10 in Mt Lake Park! It’s a great neighborhood run or walk for the whole family, and proceeds benefit the Richmond… Continue Reading


Police Blotter – August 31, 2017

SFPD RICHMOND DISTRICT STATION NEWSLETTER August 31st, 2017 Volume 1, Issue 22 Download the full newsletter (PDF) CAPTAIN’S MESSAGE Hello Richmond District, The summer is coming to a close, yet the heat is just getting here, make sure to stay… Continue Reading


Richmond District unites against hate

Last Sunday, in the wake of a (thankfully) canceled white supremacist rally at Crissy Field, there were several counter protests against hate that took place throughout the city. Here in the Richmond District, a couple of notable protests went on.… Continue Reading


Video: The robots are invading!!! Well, just to deliver your food.

Reader Derek had an unusual encounter in the neighborhood on Monday: While out shopping for groceries this afternoon I saw what looked like a large gas range BBQ on wheels rolling along the sidewalk. On closer inspection I saw that… Continue Reading


2017 Neighbor’s Guide to the 10th annual Outside Lands Music Festival, August 11-13

This weekend is year 10 for the massive music festival Outside Lands in Golden Gate Park. The 3-day festival will attract over 100,000 concertgoers to the park’s west end starting Friday. This year’s headliners include Metallica, The Who, Gorillaz, Lorde,… Continue Reading