Author Archives: Gail Burns

SF Planning Report: SB 50 Gives the Developers By Right to Build Big Luxury Projects Across San Francisco Residential Neighborhoods

State Senator Scott Wiener‘s new Senate Bill 50 claims to help solve California’s housing crisis and create more “affordable housing”. DONT BE FOOLED! This bill will actually do more for luxury builders than anyone else. Read the SF Planning Department … Continue reading

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DHIC & Neighborhood Groups Acting to Address Homelessness in District 8

Since last year the homeless situation has escalated in our broader neighborhood. In August homeless people started camping at Dolores Park and in adjacent areas. DHIC and other neighborhood leaders from the Castro Business District, Eureka Valley, Dolores Heights, Duboce … Continue reading

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Our Affordable Housing Crisis and How SB 50 Affects Us

There is not enough housing in San Francisco for our lower- and moderate-income community, which includes many of our teachers, our firefighters, our young families, and our seniors. We need to do much more to maintain existing affordable housing and … Continue reading

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Do You Want a Green Benefit District in our Community?

TheGreen Benefit Districtis being actively explored and championed. In the fall the formation committee held several community meetings and conducted a survey throughout our community. What did they learn? Most residents are concerned about quality of life issues. This information … Continue reading

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Important Updates from the Dolores Park Ambassadors

Dear Fellow Dolores Park Ambassadors and Friends, Just a short hello we are still around, still visiting the park, normally in a rush to avoid getting soaked and careful not to slip in the mud. It looks like to be … Continue reading

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Come Support Supv Mandelman at a Public Hearing Feb. 28 in City Hall

Supervisor Rafael Mandelman has called for a hearing on city policies to reduce homelessness next Thursday, February 28that 10am at the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. next Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10am at Room 263 in City Hall. He … Continue reading

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CANCELLED!! Green Garden Day March 2 at Noe & 20th Streets CANCELLED!!

Alas, once again we have decided to CANCEL the Green Garden Day scheduled for Saturday, March 2 from 9-11 am due to forecast rain. The event is rescheduled for the same location for Saturday April 6, 2019. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Public Works Hosts Community Clean Team Event February 16

Public Works would like to invite you to participate in the Community Clean Team taking place onSaturday, February 16, 2019. Community Clean Team is Public Works longest running and largest volunteer program that keeps San Francisco beautiful through landscaping and … Continue reading

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Gigantic 3 (G3) Recycling Event February 16

Public Works is hosting aGigantic 3 (G3) recyclingevent! This is a great opportunity to do household cleaning!District 8 & District 9residents have a great chance to remove unwanted clutter around the home with the reassurance that the castoffs will be … Continue reading

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CANCELLED! February Green Garden Day is CANCELLED!

We are sorry, but tomorrow’s Green Garden day 2/2/19 (Noe & 20th St.) isCANCELLEDdue to forecast of heavy storm early morning. The good news is that the rain will help fill our depleted reservoirs and aquifers. We will reschedule this … Continue reading

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