Another package thief caught on video; this one has a lookout

Reader Propathon C. sent us this surveillance video that captures a thief stealing packages off the front porch of a residence on 8th Avenue near California Street. The theft took place on Wednesday night. Unlike previous videos we’ve seen of… Continue Reading


Photos: Neighbors visit Richmond District SFPD station for National Night Out

Supervisor Sandra Fewer shared these pics from Tuesday’s National Night Out at the Richmond District police station on 6th Avenue. Neighbors came out to meet our local officers, and kids enjoyed the activities like exploring SFPD vehicles, and meeting celebrities… Continue Reading


Snag $5 tickets to see the SF Deltas pro soccer team vs. NY Cosmos at Kezar Stadium, Saturday

Hey soccer fans! The SF Deltas pro soccer team will be playing a match this Saturday at 5pm against the NY Cosmos at Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park. Our neighborhood Richmond District YMCA has obtained a block of tickets… Continue Reading


New map identifies spans with highest traffic-related injuries along Arguello, Fulton, Geary and Balboa

Recently, the SF Department of Public health released an updated “High?Injury Network” map that shows the streets in San Francisco that have the most traffic-related injuries. Not surprisingly, there are a few concerning corridors in the Richmond District including all… Continue Reading


Local links: Barrel Head Brewhouse coming to Clement; Is there fog at the beach?; SFPD National Night Out Aug 1; Screenings of PBS doc series “American Epic” at IA

Here are some local links to round out your week… Supervisor Sandra Fewer spilled the beans at a recent PAR meeting that Barrel Head Brewhouse is taking over the former Pizza Orgasmica space at 823 Clement. The space is currently… Continue Reading


Saturday: Free, large-scale live jazz performance of “Inuksuit” at Sutro Baths

This Saturday, the seagulls and sea lions (+ humans too!) will be treated to a free, large-scale jazz performance of John Luther Adams‘ Inuksuit at Sutro Baths. Percussionist and composer Doug Perkins will direct the performance. Described by The New… Continue Reading


Wed night: PAR general meeting featuring panel on neighborhood news

This Wednesday night, the Planning Association for the Richmond will hold their general meeting. The meeting will feature a panel discussion focused on neighborhood news with panelists Paul Kozak from the Richmond Review newspaper, Bobak Esfandiari of Nextdoor.com, and myself,… Continue Reading


Flashback Friday: Rope swing over Mountain Lake

Dennis R. shared these photos on Facebook group recently of the infamous rope swing that used to be on the east shore of Mountain Lake. It was a popular hang out for adventurous kids in the 1970’s and 80’s. Looks… Continue Reading