Outer Richmond

Apr 06, 2021
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Balboa Theater reopening May 14 with Godzilla film festival

A three-day Godzillafest welcomes audiences back into the Balboa Theater on Friday, May 14, but only at 50% capacity. Read More

Mar 31, 2021
San Francisco Outer Richmond Outer Sunset

More than half of SF residents surveyed say the Upper Great Highway should remain car-free

A majority of respondents to a recent survey by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority say they think the Upper Great Highway along Ocean Beach ought to remain closed to vehicle traffic post-pandemic. 53 percent of residents, many of them living in the Sunset District, said the four-lane stretch between Sloat Boulevard and Lincoln Way should remain the pedestrian and bicycle promenade that it has been for the past year. Read More

Mar 11, 2021
San Francisco Ocean Beach Outer Richmond

The Cliff House auction is underway, with memorabilia available through Friday and Saturday

Vintage Sutro Baths bathing suits are already fetching more than $1,000, and the autographed movie star photos go on sale Friday. Read More

Feb 16, 2021
San Francisco Inner Richmond Outer Richmond

Richmond District sees huge uptick in burglaries during first weeks of 2021

There's been a massive jump in burglaries in the Richmond District, year over year, according to new data from the SFPD's Richmond Station. And while burglaries are reportedly up in multiple neighborhoods, we're only hearing a definitive report on the first five weeks of 2021 from the Richmond. Read More

Feb 12, 2021
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Golden Gate dog park fixed up with $2.4 million renovation

The pup-ular Golden Gate Park Dog Training Area sees its first remodel in 60 years at the city’s largest doggie play area. Read More

Feb 05, 2021
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Cliff House burglarized, historic items stolen a month before their auction

We’re now learning the shuttered Cliff House was broken into and robbed in late January, with thieves making off with vintage historical decor that was scheduled to be auctioned off next month. Read More

Jan 28, 2021
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Russian Jewish community center coming to what would have been a High Times dispensary

A former Richmond District art and framing shop that almost became a cannabis dispensary will now be the permanent home of the Russian-Speaking Jewish Community of SF Bay Area. Read More

Dec 07, 2020
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Shop local for the holidays: Hoodline's gift-giving guide in support of small SF businesses

Although 2020 seems to be unending, the holiday season is upon us, and it’s worth remembering the wealth of small businesses scattered across San Francisco that offer the perfect gifts for friends, loved ones, and even yourself. Read More

Dec 04, 2020
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Rash of car thefts targeting surfers hits Ocean Beach and China Beach

Vehicle thefts are up 50% in the Taraval and Richmond Districts, and surfers say a new lockbox key system is responsible for a spike in thefts targeting their cars. Read More

Oct 08, 2020
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This week in restaurant closings: Neiman Marcus rotunda, Orson's Belly in the Richmond

The Rotunda at Neiman Marcus is closing indefinitely, and beloved neighborhood wine bar and cafe Orson's Belly is calling it quits. Read More

Aug 17, 2020
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Decades-old Richmond District dim sum staple Ton Kiang to close permanently

The neighborhood favorite will serve its last plate of dim sum on Sunday, August 30. Read More

Aug 06, 2020
San Francisco North Beach Outer Richmond Polk SoMa

Neighborhood volunteers deliver food for free, helping restaurants sidestep high fees

Third-party delivery services take a big bite out of revenue for struggling restaurants — a "predatory economy" that volunteers are fighting by delivering the food themselves. Read More

Jul 01, 2020
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Swimmer dies after rescue from waters off China Beach

Rescuers performed CPR but the swimmer did not survive. No details about the identity of the swimmer were immediately available. Read More

Jun 19, 2020
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Outer Richmond

Motorcyclist dies after collision with SUV in Golden Gate Park

The victim was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and died in the hospital. Read More

Jun 02, 2020
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San Francisco reopens parking at some beaches

The news is welcome to neighbors, whose streets were overwhelmed in recent weeks with beachgoers seeking parking. Read More

May 20, 2020
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City pushes forward to identify park lands for future homeless tent villages

The city's parks and real estate departments have two weeks to identify land where homeless people can camp at a social distance. Read More

May 07, 2020
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With hotel program stonewalled, city supervisors work to launch outdoor 'safe sleeping sites'

As Mayor Breed continues to defy hotel room legislation, many city supervisors are hunting for vacant properties to use as tent camps. Read More

Apr 22, 2020
Apr 14, 2020
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Sleepy Balboa Street corridor shaken by vandalism, burglary at 6 restaurants

A swath of Balboa Street restaurants had their front doors completely shattered by vandals, with cash and other items stolen. Read More

Apr 03, 2020
San Francisco Castro Mission Outer Richmond Pacific Heights

SF cinemas take to online streaming, seek funds for employees during shutdown

"It's incredible how much the landscape of cinemas has changed in the last two weeks," said the executive director of the Roxie Theater. Read More

Mar 25, 2020
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Where to donate masks, gloves and supplies for San Francisco & Oakland hospitals in need

Still have some unused N95 masks from the wildfires at home? Here's where you can donate them, and other items like gloves and gowns. Read More

Mar 23, 2020
San Francisco Inner Richmond Outer Richmond Telegraph Hill

SF's neighborhood centers seek funds, volunteers to navigate tough times

The seven centers, which serve over 30,000 low-income kids and seniors, have had to cancel key fundraisers even as they anticipate increased demand. Read More

Feb 13, 2020
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Devil’s Teeth Baking Company expands to the Outer Richmond

One of SF's most beloved breakfast sandwiches is now available on both sides of the westside. Read More