Author Archives: Gail Burns

When We Had a Pool Just Blocks Away

A fun historical tidbit, and a timely one as the hot weather sets in, learn the secret San Francisco history of Dolores Park’s long lost swimming pool! (It cost just $128 to build!) “I didn’t know they created a wading pool … Continue reading

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115th Anniversary of the 1906 Earthquake

As this beautifully repainted Golden Hydrant reminds us, April 18 marked 115 years since the earthquake in 1906 that did so much to change and define our city. As we look back, we should remember that being prepared for the … Continue reading

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Mission Police Station Community Meeting April 27

The Mission Police Station Community Meeting:Tuesday April 27, 2021@ 5 pm PDTvia Zoom RSVP by email for link atCommunity@sfsafe.org or SFPDMissionstation@sfgov.org Please include name of station (or Captain’s name) and date for the meeting you want to attend.

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DHIC Spring Zoom Gathering May 24

Meet your neighbors Q&A with Captain Rachel Moran, Commander of Mission Police Station Enjoy some pics from Dolores Heights’ past at the DHIC Spring GatheringMonday, May 24 from 7-8 pm PDT via Zoom Register in advance for this event: After … Continue reading

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A Place for All Fact Sheet

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Supervisor Mandelman’s Proposed Housing Ordinances

Supervisor Mandelman is introducing two proposed housing ordinances. Although the two ordinances share some of the same DNA, they are separate and distinct in their intent, content and timelines.  Neither bill directly changes the Dolores Heights Special Use District (SUD). … Continue reading

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Hope Springs for Resumption of Green Garden Work

The DHIC Green Garden Group hopes to be able to resume their monthly work bees on Saturday mornings as soon as City Health Orders permit. Fingers crossed for April! Keep your eye here on the DHIC Website and our Facebook … Continue reading

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Ending Street Sleeping

DHIC Supports “A Place for All” City Legislation “A Place for All“, sponsored by our supervisor, Rafael Mandelman, provides a platform for ending street sleeping. Our neighbors live with the effects of street homelessness. Street sleeping is not safe, not … Continue reading

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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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