Author Archives: Gail Burns

Green Garden Day – Saturday, August 4

Our next Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, August 4 from 9-11 am at the Liberty Triangle (Liberty and Sanchez Streets.) Heavy lifting and hill climbing are not required. There will be coffee provided by Spikes coffee … Continue reading

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Community Safety Report

Concerned about safety in Dolores Heights? Help your block neighbors stay safe by serving as a block safety lead. Its easy and rewarding. For more details, write info@doloresheights.org. The block safety leads meet together quarterly to share info and take … Continue reading

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Do you know Audrey’s Bench?

Nestled among the plants near the southwest corner of Sanchez & 21st Streets is a beautiful sculpted wood bench. Its a great place to enjoy the views from Sanchez hilltop or to catch your breath after ascending the hill on … Continue reading

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Real Foods Site to be Sub-divided

Vacant for 15 years, the old Real Foods grocery store at 3939 24th Street was acquired by MWA LLC, a group of commercial property developers. The good news: the developers want to complete the renovation and rent the stores within … Continue reading

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DHIC Helps Win Neighborhood Notifications

Neighbors win at Planning Department & Board of Supervisors! On Tuesday, June 26 we got the Supervisors to retain key resident notifications. The Planning Department staff, following through on a directive from Mayor Lee’s office, prepared process changes for 100% … Continue reading

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June in Dolores Park: A Report from the Dolores Park Ambassadors

The park is beautiful right now and getting lots of visitors! Its estimated that nearly 75,000 people were in & out of the park during the Pride weekend. The Dyke rally & march on Saturday, June 23 occurred without any … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day – Saturday, July 7 from 9-11 am

Our next Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, July 7 from 9-11am at Cumberland and SanchezStreets. Heavy lifting and hill climbing are not required. Therell be coffee provided bySpikes coffeeand treats from theDHIC, garden tools and gloves … Continue reading

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Castro LBGTQ Cultural District Forming

Our District 8 Supervisor Jeff Sheehy, and Supervisor Jane Kim from District 6, have drafted a resolutionestablishing the Castro LGBTQ Cultural District (see map), with the intent of preserving, sustaining, and promoting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer history … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Mission Dolores Park

It took a long time for Mission Dolores Park to become the city park we know today. Thousands of years ago the native peoples of the Ohlone tribe chose the area for its sunny weather and access to natural resources. … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day – Saturday, June 2

Our next Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, June 2 from 9-11am at 20th and Noe Streets. Heavy lifting and hill climbing are not required. Therell be coffee provided bySpikes coffeeand treats from theDHIC, garden tools and … Continue reading

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