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New pop-up art gallery on Clement Street puts focus on ocean plastic pollution

The Surfrider Foundation and Busvan on Clement are teaming up for a special art exhibition entitled “Message in a Bottle”. The art and education event focuses on the plastic pollutants in our oceans. Located at 248 Clement in an annex… Continue Reading

Police Blotter – January 15, 2016

SFPD Richmond District Police Station Update 01-15-2016 From Captain Simon Silverman Next community meeting: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 7:00 PM Richmond Station 461 6th Ave Recent incidents from the Richmond Police District: BURGLARY 01/08/2016 10:30 AM to 8:00 PM Seal… Continue Reading

Free event: The Presidio and the Richmond District: Neighbors for 150 Years

Next Thursday night, the Presidio Officer’s Club will host “Back-Fence Neighbors: The Richmond District and the Presidio’s First 150 Years” at 6pm. In 1866, eighty years after the founding of the Presidio, an Act of Congress added the “Outside Lands”… Continue Reading

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Local links: Plant a sidewalk tree, free self-defense class, Richmond Dist cameos, Bonnard at Legion

Happy hump day Richmond District! Here are some local links to take you to the latter half of your week… Is your sidewalk looking a little bare? Plant a tree! Friends of the Urban Forest have a community planting happening… Continue Reading

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Cricket Wireless tries to hop around city rules to open on Clement Street

A couple of months ago, Puli Trading, a seller of jewelry and fine collectibles on the southeast corner of 6th Avenue and Clement, closed its doors. The space at 455 Clement sat vacant for several weeks but then suddenly, construction… Continue Reading

Police Blotter – January 8, 2016

SFPD Richmond District Police Station Update 01-08-2016 From Captain Simon Silverman New Year’s resolution: Join the SFPD Apply at: sfpdcareers.com Email: Joinsfpd@sfgov.org Next community meeting: Tuesday January 19th, 2016 7:00 PM Richmond Station 461 6th Ave Recent incidents from the… Continue Reading

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Video: What happens to the stuff in your blue recycle bin?

Reader Carol Y. sent us this great video which provides an informative look at what happens to the myriad of items you put into your blue, curbside recycling bin – the plastics, the cans, the bottles etc. And while we’re… Continue Reading

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Mission accomplished: USPS returns mailbox to corner of 22nd & California

It’s a New Year’s miracle! We just got word that a blue USPS mailbox is back on the corner of 22nd and California Street, just outside Angelina’s Cafe. In November, we told you about the efforts of Angelina’s to get… Continue Reading