Outer Richmond

Oct 08, 2020
San Francisco Inner Richmond Outer Richmond Union Square

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
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Ocean Beach Outer Richmond Outer Sunset Sea Cliff

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
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Richmond Inner Sunset Ocean Beach Outer Richmond Outer Sunset

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
San Francisco Golden Gate Park Inner Richmond Inner Sunset Outer Richmond Outer Sunset Upper Haight

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
Oakland Outer Richmond Outer Sunset Upper Haight

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

Feb 04, 2020
San Francisco Inner Richmond Outer Richmond

Richmond cafe's struggle to extend alcohol permit highlights city's reams of red tape

Orson's Belly has become known for its vermouth cocktails. But SF's laws have allowed a single neighbor to block its path to serving drinks past 9 p.m. Read More

Dec 17, 2019
San Francisco Mission Outer Richmond

Community Music Center to expand Mission District campus

Now a legacy business, the music school — which has been at the same address for nearly a century — plans to double in size. Read More

Dec 10, 2019
San Francisco Inner Richmond Inner Sunset Outer Richmond Outer Sunset Parkside

Former SF Supervisor compares increasing housing development on city's west side to rape

The statement is emblematic of the current war over upzoning the Sunset and Richmond Districts, which is playing out at both city and state levels. Read More

Nov 15, 2019
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Budget apartments for rent in the Outer Richmond, San Francisco

Finding a good deal can be a challenge if you're looking for a rental on a budget. So what does the low-end rental price in the Outer Richmond look like these days? Read More

Nov 08, 2019
San Francisco Outer Richmond

Outer Richmond's Wise Surfboards to close after 51 years

The shop was originally founded in the Sunset in 1958, and now occupies a three-floor space in the Richmond. Read More

Nov 01, 2019
San Francisco Outer Richmond

2 displaced as 2-alarm Richmond fire guts house

Crews responded to the fire around 8:45 this morning, and it was contained and under control by 9 a.m. Read More

Oct 17, 2019
Oct 17, 2019
San Francisco Castro Fisherman's Wharf Mission Outer Richmond Potrero Hill

SF weekend: Wharf Fest & chowder cook-off, witchcraft film festival, earthquake safety fair, more

Honor the 30th anniversary of Loma Prieta with a safety session, then catch vintage witchcraft flicks or drop in at the Potrero Hill Festival. Read More