Author Archives: Gail Burns

Dolores Park History Day Sunday, May 26 from 2-6 pm

Dolores Park History Day ~ Sunday, May 26 from 2-6 pm Why are all those shacks in the park (Hint: It’s 1906)? What streams ran near the park and where did they go? Who was buried in the parkland (before … Continue reading

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Dolores Park – Homelessness Update

Robert Brust, a leader of the Dolores Park Ambassadors & DHIC member, and several neighbors recently met withRec and Park staff members.TheyaskedthePark representativesto take action in response toincreased illegal camping and other violations.Significantly moreunhoused peopleare sleeping in the park andputtingtheir … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day – Saturday, June 1

Our Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, June 1 from 9-11 am at Sanchez & 19th Street stairs. Plan to stay on and join us at 11 am for the annual Spring Neighbors Gathering! Heavy lifting and … Continue reading

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Join us! DHIC Spring Neighbors Gathering ~ June 1

Let’s get together & continue to improve our neighborhood! Join hosts Bruce Bowen and John O’Duinn and our special guests Supervisor Rafael Mandelman Dennis Richards, SF Planning Commissioner Engage in dialogue with Supv. Mandelman on District 8 issues, homelessness, conservancy, … Continue reading

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Get Informed on the Proposed Green Benefit District

A special assessment district, the Mission Dolores Green Benefit District, is proposed for our neighborhood and a surrounding area. It would have its own special assessment paid by all property owners in the district (estimated at $150 to $300 per … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Safety Update

Thank you to the block safety groups in Dolores Heights and on adjacent streets for their work! We want to alert you to recent trends: Car break-ins especially around Dolores Park on the weekends Organized gangs commit most break-ins and … Continue reading

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SB 50 Has Been Amended – What Does that Mean for Dolores Heights?

SB 50 has been amended. Yet it still overrides San Francisco’s thoughtful planning for density and growth. And it is a top-down, cookie-cutter proposal that benefits real estate developers . It provides significant value to developers through upzoning, by-right building, … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day Saturday, May 4 at Noe & 20th Streets

Our Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, May 4 from 9-11 am at Noe & 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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City of San Francisco Opposes SB 50!

Next Step: Contact State Legislators before the State Governance and Finance Committee Hearing on April 24 Send comments by April 17 – or Call until April 24 am Committee members and Contact Info Here On Tuesday, April 9, the San … Continue reading

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April 6 Green Garden Day CANCELLED!

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