Consider Making a Donation Our neighbors in the Lower Haight have shared a GoFundMe campaign to help support residents who lost their homes as a result of yesterday’s fire on Divisadero. Yesterday afternoon, twelve (12) Lower Haight residents lost their homes as a result of a 3-Alarm fire at 248 Divisadero Street. Many of the longtime residents in this five-unit Victorian … Read post
Consider Making a Donation We’re shocked at terribly saddened of the attack on James, a true pillar of the community. “James Spingola, the director of the Ella Hill Hutch Community Center, was beaten with a wooden plank Friday by two men after asking them to move away from the organization’s front doorstep, according to Rev. Amos Brown, pastor of Third … Read post
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
It is increasingly evident that justification for the Shared Street Closure on Hayes Street has run its course. The program, hastily enacted under emergency policy, has not been subject to community review since its initial roll out in August of 2020. This lack of process has allowed the permittee, HVNA (Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association), to control the closure without input … Read post
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Pre Application Meeting Takeaways continued You can read part 1 of our thoughts here. Traffic and parking concerns were at the forefront of the topics covered at the meeting. For a neighborhood plagued with traffic congestion, reckless driving issues and SFMTA continuing to minimize parking options it’s understandable that there are serious concerns of the impacts this chainstore will bring … Read post
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