Category: Public Services

NERT Drill & Community Safety Fair on October 20th!

From my good friend and our South Beach NERT Team Leader Gary Pegueros: Please mark your calendars for Saturday October 20th – we are hosting one of the 4 NERT Citywide Drills throughout the city. Joining us will be fellow NERTs from SoMa, Treasure Island, Potrero Hill, Bayview, and Financial District. Date:  Saturday October 20th […] Keep reading

Share Your Feedback as a Pedestrian, Bus Rider, etc.

Share Your Feedback with SFMTA   Take this chance to speak up for safer streets and priority for pedestrians in the SFMTA Transportation Survey, out now. Demand that the City address the fact that more than 800 people are hit and hurt by cars each year. Share your feedback at www.sfmta.com/survey Don’t miss the comment box where you can add your […] Keep reading

Kid-Friendly Earthquake Preparedness Workshops on Sunday, July 8th!

Hi Neighbors, Please mark your calendar for this special family-friendly event on how you can get ‘ready’ for a disaster.  Three opportunities to attend a 2-hour Personal Preparedness Workshop.  Activities for the kids.  Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP as directed below.  Also, here is a flyer you can print and hang in your community […] Keep reading

NERT 2-hour Disaster Preparedness Workshop this Tuesday

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Last fall, there was a San Francisco Fire Department NERT 2-hour disaster preparedness workshop hosted at The Infinity that drew over 80 attendees. If you would like an opportunity to learn the basics for surviving an earthquake or other disaster and missed the workshop last fall, your next opportunity is this Tuesday, March 20, 2012 […] Keep reading

Free NERT (Disaster Preparedness) Training in South Beach!

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While we read about earthquakes in Ohio, Virginia, and other spots not accustomed to being prepared for an earthquake, there is really no good excuse that each and everyone of us in San Francisco are not ready for “The Big One.” The next NERT (Neighborhood Emergency Response Training) class in the South Beach neighborhood starts […] Keep reading

Apply to Get Your November 2nd Election Ballot Sent to You

If you’re already registered to vote, you can fill out an online vote-by-mail application to receive a ballot by mail for the November 2nd election. I highly recommend you become a permanent vote-by-mail voter for the convenience of getting a ballot 3-4 weeks before election day and plenty of time to give each ballot item […] Keep reading

Pier 22 1/2 Fireboat Station Gets a Facelift

Today’s Examiner had a couple of articles related to piers on the waterfront in or near Rincon Hill.  First up, an article explaining what’s going on at the fireboat house at the foot of Harrison Street on Pier 22 1/2.  A second story notes that large buses and semi trucks are no longer allowed to park […] Keep reading

Thank you to DPW for new trash cans!

Thanks to the efforts of our South Beach neighbor Michael Anthony and his conversations with Sandra Zuniga at San Francisco’s Department of Public Works, we have a couple of new public trash cans in the Rincon Hill neighborhood to help mitigate the trash that builds up on the corners of Spear Street at Folsom and at Harrison  […] Keep reading

SFUSD Public School Enrollment Fair

From SFUSD … Public School Enrollment Fair Saturday, Nov. 7 9:00 am-2:30 pm Concourse Exhibition Center-East Hall – 620 7th St. Learn about the enrollment process and key dates for school year 2010-2011 Hear about SFUSD’s pre-kindergarten through 12th grade programs Meet principals, teachers, and parents Participate in informational workshops Parking: Paid parking available, entrance […] Keep reading

Where to get a flu vaccine in San Francisco

The San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Communicable Disease Control and prevention group has a handy flu information web page with information about where to get a flu vaccine (seasonal and the H1N1 varieties) in San Francisco. Keep reading

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