Tag Archives: Dolores Park

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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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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Year-end Greetings from the DHIC Board

Happy Holidays and year-end greetings from the DHIC Board of Directors!  2019 has been quite a busy year for all of us as we participated in state legislation, city elections, and town hall meetings regarding our serious neighborhood issues of … 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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Town Hall Meeting on Homelessness in Our Neighborhood

Approximately 40 residents attended a Town Hall on homelessness in  Dolores Park and surrounding areas. Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and his team brought together representatives of all City departments that are working on this issue in our neighborhoods. What we heard … Continue reading

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Speak Out for Dolores Park

Come to July 31 City Community Meeting Are you sickened by whats going on at Dolores Park and our nearby neighborhoods? Its beset by homeless camps, gang violence, car break-ins, and general trashing by those who leave their garbage behind. … Continue reading

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Dolores Park History Day Sunday, May 26 from 2-6 pm

Dolores Park History Day ~ Sunday, May 26 from 2-6 pm Why are all those shacks in the park (Hint: It’s 1906)? What streams ran near the park and where did they go? Who was buried in the parkland (before … Continue reading

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Dolores Park – Homelessness Update

Robert Brust, a leader of the Dolores Park Ambassadors & DHIC member, and several neighbors recently met withRec and Park staff members.TheyaskedthePark representativesto take action in response toincreased illegal camping and other violations.Significantly moreunhoused peopleare sleeping in the park andputtingtheir … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Safety Update

Thank you to the block safety groups in Dolores Heights and on adjacent streets for their work! We want to alert you to recent trends: Car break-ins especially around Dolores Park on the weekends Organized gangs commit most break-ins and … Continue reading

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