Tag Archives: The Castro

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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Castro Shared Space Reopens on Weekends

Castro Merchants are again sponsoring the popular Shared Space program during the weekends. (They closed during the Dec – Jan Stay at Home order.)  Come out and enjoy the vehicle-free on-street strolling and shopping.  Here’s the details:   18th Street – … Continue reading

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Vandalism & Security Measures in The Castro

Battered by repeated burglaries and vandalism, Castro merchants enlist private security force By Alex Barreira – Staff Reporter, San Francisco Business Times Feb 1, 2021 Updated Feb 1, 2021, 1:33pm PST After her store on Castro Street was burglarized for … Continue reading

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A Better Place for Tents

Around the City during this health emergency, clusters of homeless people are sleeping outside in tents. This is not safe, healthy, or compassionate. The Centers for Disease Control advise that tents need to be properly socially distanced and that people … Continue reading

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DHIC & Neighborhood Groups Acting to Address Homelessness in District 8

Since last year the homeless situation has escalated in our broader neighborhood. In August homeless people started camping at Dolores Park and in adjacent areas. DHIC and other neighborhood leaders from the Castro Business District, Eureka Valley, Dolores Heights, Duboce … Continue reading

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Come Support Supv Mandelman at a Public Hearing Feb. 28 in City Hall

Supervisor Rafael Mandelman has called for a hearing on city policies to reduce homelessness next Thursday, February 28that 10am at the Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee. next Thursday, Feb. 28 at 10am at Room 263 in City Hall. He … Continue reading

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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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Dolores Heights Resident Catches Camera Thief; Makes Citizen’s Arrest

A San Francisco resident living near Dolores Park caught video footage of a man ripping the security camera from his front gate on January 23, 2018. You can read more in this SFGate article. Thanks to Bruce Bowen for sharing … Continue reading

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