Takeaways from Appointed Design Team’s Workshop (6.9.22) part 7

Takeaways from Appointed Design Team’s Workshop (6.9.22) Here are some bullet points of the appointed design team’s workshop for the Freeway Commemoration Project which was held last Thursday, June 9th: In the same vein of their current survey the workshop was skewed toward their intentions; it gave the feeling that the intent and original idea of a memorial is being … Read post

Suggestions to Combat Traffic Congestion in Hayes Valley

Richard recently attended a meeting put on by SFCTA. We’re sharing his comments about ways to combat the multitude of traffic issues in Hayes Valley. Many of these thoughts have been shared with City Agencies while we’ve been working on Traffic Calming Issues for the neighborhood. We believe that ‘long game’ remedies need to be put into place which Richard … Read post

San Francisco Library Dog Attack Victim – GoFundMe Campaign

Fidel Joshua was the Hayes Valley Clubhouse Playground Director for years before it was closed to public community use due to the rebuild. (More on that later…). He is a security guard at the San Francisco Main Library. Recently he was a victim of a dog attack. We checked in with him recently…. here’s what he said about his condition: … Read post

Shared Streets Closure Update

12/6 – We’ve been informed that the Shared Streets Closure will only be continuing on the 400 block of Hayes. 12/30 – We’ve been informed today by SFMTA that the HVNA (Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association) has renewed the permit for the 300 and 400 block of Hayes. We want to understand the lack of outreach and transparency in the decision … Read post

Inquiries Regarding Rerouting the 21 Bus from Hayes to Grove

Over the past few days we’ve received a number of inquiries asking us about our position regarding the possibility of the 21 Hayes Bus being rerouted from Hayes Street on to Grove Street – so, we thought to address this here. HVSafe is in full support of restoring the 21 Hayes to its pre-Covid route. We do not support a … Read post

District 5 Community Meeting on Public Safety

RE: Public Safety meeting in response to recent incidents in our District online meeting date: Thursday October 28th at 6:30 pm Per Supervisor Preston: we will have representatives from SFPD, the District Attorney’s office, Victim Services, SF Safe and more. We hope that this meeting will offer D5 residents an opportunity to ask questions, receive updates on recent incidents, and … Read post

Rumor by HVNA re: Captain Paul Yep

The rumor being circulated by the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association (HVNA) that we are engaged in an effort to oust Captain Paul Yep is false; it is disheartening that the HVNA would start a rumor like this with such malicious intent. We continue to support SFPD and their efforts during these challenging times.

An Open Letter on Public Safety and Crime in San Francisco

We stumbled upon this open letter by Adam Mayer that encapsulates the true essence of what many San Franciscans feel about the state of our city these days in regards to public safety, crime and the accountability of government agenices. It’s an excellent read and we hope it inspires you to have your voice heard. If you feel as strongly … Read post