Monthly Archives: August 2019

SF 311 Reporting Advice

SF 311 – online, call or use the app for non-emergency encampments, garbage, etc. 911 – if there is an ongoing crime or threat of violence or a person is in mental distress (screaming, yelling or engaged in other alarming … Continue reading

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Educate Yourself on the Proposed Mission Dolores Green Benefit District

Have you heard about the proposed Mission Dolores Green Benefit District? The District would provide enhanced services (above and beyond the City’s existing services) funded via an overlap tax on properties. It requires obtaining support from 30% of property owners … Continue reading

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Stop AB 1487 Overreach

AB 1487. This bill, as amended this week, creates an “uber” regional agency (the Bay Area Housing Finance Authority – BARHF) that will govern and fund housing in the nine-county SF Bay Area. These last-minute amendments prevent any public review, … Continue reading

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Many State Bills Will Override San Francisco Planning Codes & Regs

Here’s a round-up on housing legislation in our state legislature. In May SB 50 was postponed until the 2020 session (though it may come back through last-minute, back-room deals and maneuvers that involve a “gut and amend” of another bill … Continue reading

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Town Hall Meeting on Homelessness in Our Neighborhood

Approximately 40 residents attended a Town Hall on homelessness in  Dolores Park and surrounding areas. Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and his team brought together representatives of all City departments that are working on this issue in our neighborhoods. What we heard … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day – Saturday, September 7

Our Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, September 7 from 9-11 am at Sanchez and 20th Streets. Heavy lifting and hill climbing are not required. There’ll be coffee provided by Spike’s Coffees & Teas and treats from … Continue reading

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