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Good morning fellow Richmond District neighbors! 

Hello everyone and happy October! We hope this finds you well.

2019 has been a bit quiet in our neighborhood, but things are starting to pick up with citywide elections for offices like District Attorney as well as an IMPORTANT RACE in District 5! In addition, there are some exciting new developments in our neighborhood, including the first Bay Wheels stations and more to come.

While there have not been any exciting new proposed homes in the Richmond recently, our neighbors in Laurel Heights have one of the largest opportunities we’ve seen on the Westside, with 744 new homes approved by the Planning Commission back in September. It’s nice to see all neighborhoods doing their part and especially thrilling to see more homes on the Westside, which still has much work to do to help us alleviate our housing crisis in San Francisco.

Below are a few events coming up in and around the neighborhood.
Get involved today!

October 10 - YIMBY Party Party - Swedish American Hall

Free tomorrow night? Join us at the YIMBY Party Party to celebrate the work of the movement and YIMBY Action. It’ll be a fun night with special guests such as State Senator Scott Wiener, State Assemblymember Phil Ting, and keynote speaker Matthew Yglesias, author of The Rent Is Too Damn High and co-founder of Vox.

Join us at the YIMBY Party Party

October 13 - Day of Action for Vallie Brown

There’s an important election going on in District 5 to elect the next Supervisor. Support YIMBY-endorsed candidate and current Supervisor Vallie Brown by knocking on some doors or making some phone calls to support her election efforts at a Day of Action on October 13 starting at 9:30 am. There are plenty more opportunities to get involved through Election Day. We’d love to see you out there.

Knock on doors for Vallie

October 16 - PAR Fall Meeting - Richmond Rec Center

The Planning Association For The Richmond is hosting a November Ballot Initiative Forum on October 16th at 7 pm at the Richmond Rec Center. Join your neighbors for a discussion about some of the ballot measures we’ll be voting on on November 5th. Not a member? Want to see PAR move in a different direction? Be the change. Join today

Join PAR today

October 26 - Grow The Richmond Social

It’s been a while. Let’s hang out at wonderful neighborhood coffee shop and vermouth bar Orson’s Belly from 2-4 pm and catch up! We’ll be chatting about some of the goings-on in the neighborhood, as well as elections, bikeshare, and other upcoming events and ways you can support moving the neighborhood and city forward.

Join us!

October 28 - District 1 Bikeshare Workshop

Proposed expansion of bikeshare stations in the Richmond

On October 28 from 6 pm to 8 pm, Supervisor Sandra Fewer, SFMTA, and Bay Wheels will be hosting a community meeting about the proposed expansion of Bay Wheels stations throughout the Richmond.

RSVP and demand even more shared mobility in the Richmond

RSVP today

See you at something in the Richmond soon!

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