Category Archives: Newsletter

Dolores Park Ambassadors Help City with Growing Homeless Encampments

During the last few weeks of August, neighbors noticed a growing homeless presence at Dolores Park. Folks started to gather on the edge of of the lawn next to Dolores Street, their belongings and tents stacked up on the strip … Continue reading

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August Green Garden Day a Success!

We had an exceptional August Green Garden Day on a beautiful Saturday morning. We had twice the amount of bags and brush piles that we usually have! A good mornings work! 16 Volunteers with a total of 36 hours. 46 … Continue reading

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Stop State Overreach on Housing

Yet again, our state legislators want to impose state control over local housing decisions. SB-828 introduced earlier this year significantly increases the Regional Housing Need Allocation (RHNA) targets for every jurisdiction in California including San Francisco. This comes on the … 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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