Category: Kids

MEETING POSTPONED – Opportunity to Ask for a Playground at 75 Howard!

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Update as of August 26, 2013: Friends: Last week, I invited you to a community meeting to be held this Wednesday, August 28, to discuss programming the triangle lot at Spear, Steuart and the Embarcadero, in front of the proposed development at 75 Howard. Our team has been hard at work developing ideas and options […] Keep reading

VIDEO: Sue Bierman Park Playground Opening

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Subscribe to the South of Market Journal channel on Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/channels/somajournal and follow @SoMaJournal on Twitter! SoMa Journal July 21, 2013 – Sue Bierman Park Playground Opening Celebration from SoMa Journal on Vimeo. This episode goes slightly north of Market to share the Saturday, July 20, 2013 celebration of the opening of the brand […] Keep reading

Come to the New Playground this Saturday!

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It took 3 years and a lot of persistence by our neighbors Adhamina, Bill, and Ranee, but this Saturday is the ribbon-cutting ceremony and a fun celebration for the new playground at Sue Bierman Park (near Washington Street and The Embarcadero).  Please come for the ribbon cutting at 10 a.m. and stay for the carnival, […] 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

Waterfront Playground Under Construction!

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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

2012 Parks Bond Meeting – Our Chance to Get a Playground or Two

Please attend the 2012 Parks Bond District 6 meeting on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Gene Friend Recreation Center on 6th Street at Folsom to voice your opinion on the lack of any apparent playground projects in South of Market.   Inequality for SoMa Kids Unaddressed in Proposed 2012 Parks Bond […] Keep reading

SoMa Family Resource Center Offers Family Art Classes

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The South of Market Family Resource Center offers support for families, especially those residing in the South of Market District. Once per month through June, they will offer free Saturday morning “Respite Care” childcare to give parents some time to themselves. On the same dates, the Center is offering family art classes in the early […] Keep reading

Kids Playground Design for Sue Bierman Park – Community Meeting 1/24/2012

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The effort to get a kids playground built along the waterfront continues. Please join parents, grandparents, and other interested parties at a community meeting on Thursday, January 24, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Port of San Francisco, Pier 1, in the Bayside Conference Room to learn about the proposed kids playground design for Sue […] Keep reading

Sue Bierman Playground Legislation at Land Use Committee

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On Monday, November 14th at 1 p.m. at City Hall in Room 263, the Board of Supervisors Land Use & Economic Development Committee will hear a proposed amendment to Ordinance 109-01 (signed in May 2001) to allow for the addition of playground structures in Sue Bierman Park.  As demonstrated by the increasing population of kids […] Keep reading

Census Data Dribbling Out at Zip Code Level

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While looking at the San Francisco Elections Department web page a week or so ago, I discovered their reports on Census 2010 data broken out by Supervisorial Districts. While the redistricting task force is nice and all, I want to see the population numbers and other pertinent data for zip code 94105 which basically encompasses […] Keep reading

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