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Rincon Hill Streetscape Master Plan – Community Meeting

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Please join us at Eucharist Commons (285 Main Street @Folsom) on Tuesday, July 19th at 6 p.m. to hear the 2011 Update to the Rincon Hill Streetscape Master Plan. You can review the Rincon Hill Streetscape Master Plan to get your questions ready for the July 19th meeting. Please download and share this flyer. This […] Keep reading

Stories to make you smile

There are a couple of stories in today’s San Francisco Chronicle that you may want to read if you’re looking for some positives. First off, a story about a Rincon Hill resident (a gentleman who sleeps under the Bay Bridge offramp near Folsom Street) who is turning his life around one shoe shine at a […] Keep reading

Community Meetings on Guy Place Pocket Park

We have a meeting location for next Wednesday’s community gathering to comment on proposed plans for a new mini park on Guy Place (off of 1st Street between Folsom and Harrison Streets). The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department invites you to participate in the next series of community meetings to review conceptual plans toward […] Keep reading

'Shabby Chic' Fireboat Station Needs Retrofitting

Photo taken by Jamie Whitaker The 1915 fireboat station at Harrison Street and The Embarcadero got some attention yesterday here in District 6 when candidate for District 3 Board of Supervisors seat Claudine Cheng held a press conference there highlighting the need for the Pier’s seismic retrofitting. According the Chronicle, retrofitting is already in progress […] Keep reading

Meet Barack Obama's sister, Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng

Custom Barack Obama Logo #9217 Originally uploaded by Logobama. Next Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. at the Rincon Hill neighborhood restaurant Prana (540 Howard Street, near 1st Street), you have an opportunity become one degree closer to our next President (I hope) Barack Obama by way of meeting his sister, Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng. From the […] Keep reading

Suggested New SFPD District Station Boundaries Up for Discussion this Evening

The Public Safety Strategies Group’s presentation of their findings and recommendations related to the District Station Boundaries Analysis happens today at a joint hearing of the Police Commission and the Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee at 6:00pm in the Board of Supervisors Chambers of City Hall. Read the report online Keep reading

Transbay JPA CAC Meeting

TRANSBAY JOINT POWERS AUTHORITY CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE NOTICE OF MEETING AND CALENDAR Tuesday, May 13, 2008 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts 701 Mission Street 2nd Floor Conference Room San Francisco, CA 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 1. Call to Order (5 minutes) 2. Approval of Minutes of April 8, 2008 Meeting (5 minutes) 3. […] Keep reading

District 6 Community Safety Forum

Photo taken by Jamie Whitaker Passing this event information along …. sounds like a good chance to learn more about the City and County justice system. Community Safety Forum When: Tuesday, February 12 @ 6PM Where: 201 Turk Street Community Room To provide the residents and merchants of district 6 a look at the various […] Keep reading

YourStreet Locates Information at Street Level

Thanks to Brock at SFist.com for bringing this relatively new neighborhood-oriented web site to my attention. I believe www.YourStreet.com has excellent potential to help neighbors interact virtually and in real life. YourStreet is based in San Francisco. From YourStreet’s About Us>How It Works page: How It Works YourStreet transforms the way you experience local news […] Keep reading

TheFrontSteps.com asks "North Beach or South Beach?"

Alex, proprietor of The Front Steps (a San Francisco real estate blog), sent me a note about the latest neighborhood vs. neighborhood blog post on his site. The comparison is North Beach vs. South Beach (though I’ll note that zip code 94105 is actually the Rincon Hill neighborhood while South Beach is 94107). For me, […] Keep reading

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