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Green Garden Day – Saturday, February 1

Our Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, February 1 from 9-11 am at the Liberty Street and Sanchez median. 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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ANALYSIS OF SB 50’s AMENDMENTS (of January 6, 2020)

SB 50’s amendments do not alleviate the bill’s negative impact on California’s cities, communities, and residents.  The amendments do not address these top four key concern of voters.Affordable housing: SB 50 does not require a single unit of affordable housing … Continue reading

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Oppose SB 50: Call Your CA Senate Appropriations Committee Members ASAP

The Committee will take action on the bill by January 23 SB 50, mandating statewide upzoning (95% of San Francisco) & threatening our affordable housing, is back.  Opposed by SF Board of Supervisors, it enables greater luxury housing and reduces … Continue reading

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Homelessness in our Neighborhood

The City has increased services to address the effects of homelessness in Dolores Park and surrounding neighborhoods as well as in the Castro District. Despite that, we’re seeing more homeless people sleeping and/or loitering on our sidewalks and stairs. And … Continue reading

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Who to Call When for Assistance

If you see… If you encounter issues reporting these situations contact the office of Supervisor Rafael Mandelman at mandelmanstaff@sfgov.org or (415) 554-6968

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Green Garden Day – Saturday, November 2

Our Green Garden Day stairway clean-up takes place on Saturday, November 2 from 9-11 am at Noe 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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Another Fun and Informative Fall Gathering

On Saturday, October 5 with blue skies and warm temps, about 60 Dolores Heights neighbors came to the DHIC annual Fall Gathering at the top of Sanchez Hill.  We closed the block of Sanchez between 21st & Hill Streets for … Continue reading

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2020 Friends of Noe Valley Garden Tour Seeking Gardens to Showcase

Hello Neighbors! The annual Friends of Noe Valley Garden Tour 2020 is actively looking for gardens to showcase on the tour next May. Over the years most of the gardens have been located in lower Noe Valley around 24th Street. … Continue reading

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Assessors Office’s Services for Property Owners

From the Office of Assessor Carmen Chu: Tips to Save on Property Taxes The Office of Assessor Carmen Chu determines the assessed value of all property in San Francisco. This work results in property tax revenue which goes to support … Continue reading

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Update on Homelessness Issues in Our Neighborhood

Are the Park and surrounding areas looking better? DHIC has been working for one year with other neighborhood associations to address issues caused by homelessness around Dolores Park and the Castro. At the July 31 Town Hall, City representatives heard … Continue reading

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