Assaults at Patricia’s Green

Accounts of people assaulted in broad daylight at and near Patricia’s Green. Please be on alert and stay safe. We’ve also made an inquiry about this matter with Northern Station. Update September 13th 3:27 pm from Captain Yep: There was an incident (210582991) Thursday night 09/09/21 involving a group of juvenile subjects, who attempted to rob (food and a purse … Read post

Proposed Acquisition of the Buchanan Hotel

Our neighbors in Japan Town have reached out to us. We’ve heard from numerous concerned citizens. We’re sharing all collected info here and encourage you to plug in. The Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing (HSH) is seeking to buy the Buchanan Hotel at 1800 Sutter Street to convert it to permanent supportive housing with up to 131 units. FAQ … Read post

The Freeway Commemoration Project: part 4

Brief Recap When we initially began to drill down on the Freeway Commemoration project back in early July we could not predict we would be embarking on a campaign for a rectification of a flawed process.  Each attempt to gather information via conversations or meeting attendance has contributed to the handful of summaries we’ve posted on our blog; without the … Read post

Takeaways from Mocac Meeting (8.16.21) part 3

Takeaways from MOCAC Meeting A handful of community members joined the Market Octavia Community Advisory Committee (MOCAC) meeting last night (Monday August 16th, 2021) to hear item 7 on the agenda (the Freeway Commemoration Project). We checked in with neighbors who attended; for all it was a first time attending a MOCAC meeting. Here’s a brief synopsis of what transpired … Read post

The Freeway Commemoration Project: part 2

Project Red Flags As cited in our initial post here, HVSafe was prompted last month about several shenanigans pertaining to the process and conflicts of interest that have transpired in this project. Read our Part 1 for background on the project here. In this post we will drill down on areas that raise red flags. Budget Expenditures We’ve heard rumblings … Read post

The Freeway Commemoration Project: part 1

Project Background The Freeway Commemoration Project has been a topic of discussion over the last couple of years. The idea of a project to commemorate the historic and activist nature of the event has been well received by residents and merchants of Hayes Valley. While there are many moving parts to this story and the situation remains fluid, we thought … 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.