Write a Letter to Planning – Oppose 1532 Harrison Street!

Planning Department Shooting Itself (and Us) in the Foot – Tell Them To Stop It! When the Western SoMa Plan was being worked on by all those “Citizen Planners” engaged in the process, the Planning Department asked that they add 5′ to the already increased height re-zonings in order to provide a more graceful groundfloor […] Keep reading

Embarcadero YMCA School-Year Camps 2015-16

The Embarcadero YMCA offers school-year camps for those days when most schools are closed and your student is looking for an engaging activity that day. Here’s the link for the camp signup page http://www.ymcasf.org/embarcadero/camp Download this information flyer! Camp Location: The Embarcadero YMCA, 169 Steuart Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 Times: Drop-Off: 7:30am-9:00am Camps run: 9:00am – […] Keep reading

October 2, 2015 Event Closure of Portion of Embarcadero Promenade

Please note a temporary planned closure of the waterside of the Embarcadero Pedestrian Promenade on the evening of Friday, October 2, 2015 from about 7pm to 11pm in front of the Waterbar and Epic Steak restaurants.  The restaurant group was very kind enough to give us plenty of advance notice so neighbors can be aware […] Keep reading

Invite to United Playaz Anniversary Fundraiser


Passing this along for our friend and United Playaz Executive Director Rudy Corpuz: Mayor Ed Lee, The Honorable Willie L. Brown Jr., and Supervisor Jane Kim invite you to join them at the United Playaz Anniversary Fundraiser October 8, 2015 from 6pm – 7:30pm United Playaz Clubhouse at 1038 Howard Street in the SoMa District […] Keep reading

City Hall Centennial Tours


Want to learn about San Francisco City Hall and its 100 years of history? Centennial Tours of City Hall will be held every third Sunday of the month through December. Tours will take place at 1:00pm and at 3:00pm on the third Sunday of the month through December. Those interested can meet at the top […] Keep reading

Phone Numbers to Call to Help Folks on the Streets

This listing came from the August 22, 2015 article in the Chronicle Time for Non-Homeless People to Rant and Rave by Heather Knight. Whom to call Erica Sandberg and San Francisco police put together a list of common homeless scenarios and where to report them. A call to the city’s general number — 311 —can […] Keep reading

Remembering Jim Meko – Jim’s reflection on SoMa in 2006

Earlier this evening, Jim Meko’s family and friends gathered at Slim’s on 11th Street to pay tribute to our western SoMa neighborhood guardian who left us too soon on August 3, 2015. Former Supervisor Chris Daly read out some of Jim’s writing from a Fog City Journal posting that I thought is a good snapshot […] Keep reading

525 Harrison Needs Pedestrian Safety Improvements

Sharing this message from pedestrian safety advocacy organization Walk San Francisco about the 525 Harrison Street project coming before the Planning Commission this Thursday: On Thursday, August 13th, the Planning Commission will be voting on the 525 Harrison St. project (a 7-story, 205 rental unit residential project with ground floor retail).   Walk SF and members of the South Beach | […] Keep reading

SBRMBNA Meeting on Monday – Transportation Updates from SFMTA

SBRMBNA Meeting on Monday, July 13th – SFMTA Bus Service in Rincon Hill and other SoMa Waterfront Transportation Issues  The South Beach | Rincon | Mission Bay Neighborhood Association meets on the second Monday of each month from 6pm – 7pm at the South Beach Harbor Services Building’s Community Room (between Pier 40 and AT&T Ballpark on The Embarcadero).  This month’s […] Keep reading

Online petition to fix flaw in Sanctuary City law


Please sign this online petition asking for amendment to San Francisco’s Sanctuary City laws to prioritize public safety, health, and welfare. There has been a pretty robust conversation on NextDoor.com among neighbors about public safety concerns following the tragic killing of Rincon Hill resident Kathryn Steinle on Pier 14 along the popular Embarcadero Pedestrian Promenade last Wednesday, July 1, […] Keep reading

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