Author Archives: Gail Burns

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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DHIC Board Meeting August 22 at 7 pm

Join us on Thursday, August 22 from 7pm – 8:30pm for the DHIC Quarterly Board meeting in the Community Meeting Room, 2d floor, Bank of America Bldg, 18th and Castro Streets (Enter via Castro Street door) Agenda: Regular business SFMTA … Continue reading

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Speak Out for Dolores Park

Come to July 31 City Community Meeting Are you sickened by whats going on at Dolores Park and our nearby neighborhoods? Its beset by homeless camps, gang violence, car break-ins, and general trashing by those who leave their garbage behind. … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day – Saturday, August 3

Our Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, August 3 from 9-11 am at Cumberland and Noe Streets. Heavy lifting and hill climbing are not required. There’ll be coffee provided bySpike’s Coffees & Teasand treats from the DHIC, … Continue reading

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No Green Gardens in July

Shhhhhhhhhhh! Our Green Gardens team is taking a rest in July! Mark your calendars for our next stairway clean-up Saturday, August 3 from 9:30-11:30 am Our mission is to improve our public staircases and their surrounding green areas with a … Continue reading

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Dennis Richards’ Recap of SB 50 at our Spring Gathering

At our June 1 Spring Neighbors Gathering, Dennis Richards recapped Senator Scott Wiener‘s bill SB 50. That bill would sweepingly upzone (that is, change zoning to allow more density on each lot) most of the City (and indeed much of … Continue reading

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A Look Back at our 2019 Spring Neighbors Gathering

DHIC’s Spring Gathering brought together neighbors and several key city leaders: Rafael Mandelman, our district supervisor, and Dennis Richards, a San Francisco Planning Commissioner (more on his remarks and key legislation HERE.)   Supervisor Mandelman provided updates on neighborhood/district issues … Continue reading

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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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