Author Archives: Gail Burns

We Want YOU on the DHIC Board!

And our board is up for re-election. We serve two-year terms. David Pennebaker is chairing our Nominations Committee and wants to hear from any member who is interested in serving on the board. He’s also seeking volunteers to help with … Continue reading

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Will There Be a DHIC Fall Party? Stay Tuned!

We’ve missed seeing you!! When the March 2020 Shelter in Place orders banned group gatherings, DHIC cancelled our Spring Fling. We fully expected to see you at our street party in early October. However, the June – July surge in … Continue reading

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State Housing Legislation Action: Register your Position Now!

As reported in prior DHIC articles, San Francisco and California face a significant affordable housing shortage — housing for our teachers, municipal support workers, first responders, service workers, etc. However, a group of legislators are sponsoring bills (SB 902, SB … Continue reading

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Key Links & Resources for July

San Francisco’s Local Re-opening Roadmap shows the latest phased re-opening plan for our City – this will be updated and adjusted based on health indicators, state guidance and new developments in our understanding of COVID-19. San Francisco Department of Public … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter Demonstration

Liz Clark captured these images of the huge Black Lives Matter demonstration that happened last month in Dolores Park. This is an historic time for our city and our nation!

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The Pink Triangle on Twin Peaks

The Pink Triangle on the slope of Twin Peaks as seen from Dolores Heights. This year we celebrated Pride Month with pink lights because 50th Annual Pride activities were cancelled and replaced with online events. (Photo by David Dea)

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Photo Gallery of Castro Art Project

A community effort has led to around 20 murals decorating the facades of boarded up businesses along the Castro’s central corridors: Castro, Market, and 18th streets.  The project is being led by the Castro Merchants, the Castro LGBTQ Cultural District (CQCD), … Continue reading

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State Housing Bill Action Bulletin

Despite San Francisco’s continued overachievement of market rate housing production (pacing to 246% of the 2022 goal) and ignoring San Francisco’s inclusionary and affordable housing programs which are the most far-reaching in California, our state legislators continue sponsoring bills that … Continue reading

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RescueSF: Addressing Homelessness in Our Neighborhoods

RescueSF was formed by several groups of neighborhood leaders and residents because our voices are missing from the dialog on homelessness. Neighbors are de facto hosts to tents on the sidewalks of our neighborhoods and our City. And yet our … Continue reading

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Sights and Sounds in the Neighborhood

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