Tag Archives: District 8

Street Crisis Response Team – Serving the Castro/Mission Area

Starting February 1st, the Street Crisis Response Team will be on the streets of northern District 8! The SCRT, which is comprised of a behavioral health clinician, a community paramedic, and a peer behavioral health specialist, will respond to 911 … Continue reading

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D8 Crime and Prevention – A Talk with SFPD Chief Bill Scott

D8 residents are seeing and hearing about more crime in our district–from car or garage break-ins, vandalism and store robberies, home burglaries, to muggings on the street. On Friday, January 22, Supervisor Rafael Mandelman hosted a Zoom with Chief Bill … Continue reading

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ALERT: State Senate Trying to Rush Through Housing Bills

In a desperate attempt to pass upzoning and to legislate state mandates that override local planning and land use decisions, Senator Wiener and other state legislators have introduced 17 housing bills. Owing to the COVID-19 stay-in-place, this session of the … Continue reading

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Information on Housing Bills to be Voted on on May 18, 2020

Senate Bill 902 (sponsor: Scott Wiener): Sold as “a lighter touch on SB 50” (defeated in January), it eliminates single family zoning and mandates four-plexes for San Francisco. Then it allows local governments to zone for up to ten units … Continue reading

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CANCELLED! District 8 Community Clean Team on Saturday, March 7 is CANCELLED!

Out of an abundance of caution, San Francisco Public Works is canceling the Saturday, March 7, D8 Community Cleanup, Arbor Week Eco Fair and also the Tree Planting event at due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

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Homelessness in our Community: Attend our Public Forum in April

Over the past two years we’ve seen a growing number of unsheltered people sleeping on our sidewalks, stairways, in the park, and in other public spaces. DHIC along with other District 8 (D8) community groups has been working with Supervisor … 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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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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DHIC Fall Gathering – Saturday, October 5

We invite you and your family to the DHIC Fall Gathering on Saturday, October 5, from 11am to 1pm, on Sanchez Street between 21st & Hills Streets. Enjoy our History Exhibit with photos and stories of Dolores Heights including the … 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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