Category: Activism

Petition – Discretionary review of recycling center proposed for 10th and Harrison

Please check out this posting about a proposed recycling center at 10th and Harrison and the neighbors’ online petition when you have a chance: http://www.electjamie.com/10th_harrison_wrong_spot_for_a_new_recycling_center Keep reading

Protect the Bay! Petition to Oppose AB 1273!

State Senators: Protect our San Francisco Bay waters and oppose AB 1273 Hi SoMa waterfront neighbors, I created a petition to Senator Fran Pavley, Senator Anthony Cannella, and 10 others titled “State Senators: Protect our San Francisco Bay waters and oppose AB 1273″ because I do not believe that over 48 years of thoughtful planning […] Keep reading

Please sign petition to Mayor Lee to add Rincon Hill Park as a public park!

RinconHillPark_finalplan_large

Please take 2 minutes to sign the petition I’ve created with MoveOn.org’s petition tool which asks the Mayor and Board of Supervisors to add the pastoral park in front of Rincon Green at 333 Harrison Street to the City parks system.  Click here for the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/mayor-lee-please-accept?source=c.em.mt&r_by=1464400 The $24,000 per year maintenance cost is based on […] Keep reading

Bravo for SF Examiner Editors Column for Congestion Pricing!

While the Rincon neighborhood will grow by some 14,000 additional residents to about 20,000 in total by 2020, there is one huge problem that MUST be addressed. The problem is that our residential neighborhood sits between a few hundred thousand office workers’ jobs and the Bay Bridge along with other highway ramps.  Weekday evening traffic […] Keep reading

Healthy children growing up in urban dwellings need playgrounds!

While it should be obvious that the 300+ kids in the Rincon neighborhood need a playground in order to be healthy, here’s a detailed explanation of the benefits from an early childhood development professional: Over the past three years the Children’s Creativity Museum (CCM), located in the Yerba Buena Garden children’s quarter, has experienced an […] Keep reading

Mayor’s Budget Forum & “No Funding” for Rincon Hill Park

RinconHillPark_finalplan_large

Rincon residents have an opportunity to talk to both our Mayor Ed Lee and our District Supervisor Jane Kim this Monday at the Mayor’s Budget Town Hall at the Main Library’s Koret Auditorium (100 Larkin, next to Civic Center BART/Muni Metro station) starting at 6pm. Reference: http://www.sfmayor.org/index.aspx?recordid=285&page=846 One issue that I am hopeful SEVERAL will […] Keep reading

San Francisco Waterfront Alliance’s simple goals: transparent, fair, and thoughtful process

The wolf is in the hen house, but residents can unite to muzzle the wolf a little by joining the San Francisco Waterfront Alliance. The Alliance have pretty noble and seemingly simple goals that City employees should embrace: “fighting for a fair process where all the facts are known and all voices will be heard.” […] Keep reading

San Francisco Waterfront Alliance – Demanding a thoughtful process for Warriors Arena project

While lots of folks like the idea of an arena in San Francisco (and some may even think that it could work at Piers 30-32 without shortening our lives and dramatically harming our quality of life), I believe everyone should support a thoughtful process that holds the City accountable for keeping residents safe from environmental […] Keep reading

Waterfront Playground Under Construction!

WaterfrontPlaygroundConstructionBegins

I’m so thrilled to see the efforts of neighbors coming to fruition with the start of construction over at Sue Bierman Park (Washington Street and The Embarcadero) of the community-driven Waterfront Playground!!  I understand it should be built and ready for kids seeking hours of joy by early July! Congratulations to all the neighbors and […] Keep reading

Walk to Work on Friday – Pedestrian Safety Hearing on Monday

If pedestrian safety is a concern of yours – or you just enjoy walking – consider participating in Walk to Work Day tomorrow April 12th and then showing up for a hearing on Pedestrian Safety in District 6 at City Hall on Monday, April 15th at 1:30pm in Room 263. Details below from Supervisor Jane […] Keep reading

Next Page »