Tag Archives: Dolores Heights Improvement Club

Dolores Heights History: Audrey’s Bench

Do you know the story behind the carved wooden bench on Sanchez near 21st Street? It’s a lovely place to sit and enjoy a sunny day or to catch your breath after walking up Sanchez Hill. J.B. Blunk carved the … Continue reading

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Green Garden Day Returns!

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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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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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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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Here’s to a Better 2021

What a year!  Never imaginable (still unbelievable) … yet we’ve done more than survive.  We’ve responded to this pandemic in positive and healthy ways.  We reached out to our neighbors in new ways…helping with errands, Zoom meetings, growing block safety … Continue reading

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Fall Gathering Time Means Membership Renewal Time!

Mark your calendars for our Fall Gathering Online – via Zoom Monday, October 26 from 7-8 pm Meet your neighbors and DHIC Board members Hear from our Supervisor Rafael Mandelman Please REGISTER IN ADVANCE to attend! After registering, you will … Continue reading

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Key Links & Resources for July

San Francisco’s Local Re-opening Roadmap shows the latest phased re-opening plan for our City – this will be updated and adjusted based on health indicators, state guidance and new developments in our understanding of COVID-19. San Francisco Department of Public … Continue reading

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Black Lives Matter Demonstration

Liz Clark captured these images of the huge Black Lives Matter demonstration that happened last month in Dolores Park. This is an historic time for our city and our nation!

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