Risking our (Privately Owned) Public Open Space (POPOS)

The following documents resulted from a sunshine request to the Planning Department and BOS Clerk to help community members learn about the POPOS program changes in a section of SoMa being proposed by Supervisor Jane Kim. The Planning Commission is hearing the legislation on February 12, 2015 in Room 400 of City Hall at Noon. […] Keep reading

Get Rincon an east-west bus line! Take Online Survey Now


1/31/2015 Update: survey is closed, but not before getting hundreds of responses! Thank you! Check out this presentation about the July 2014 survey results while we await the analysis of the most recent survey. ———— Rincon residents need to show the SFMTA that we really, really want to live longer lives, have our kids breathe […] Keep reading

10 weeks or more of Bay Bridge construction work

Just when the City was starting to help alleviate middle of the night noise from the private construction, Caltrans has a 10-week project that is disturbing residents from getting sleep Monday through Saturday nights from 8pm until 5am.  My advice?  If you live next to the bridge at Harbor Lofts, Portside, BayCrest, Bridgeview, Watermark, or […] Keep reading

Rincon Hill Transit Study Results Meeting


Please come to the South Beach Harbor Services Community Room on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at 6pm if you would like to learn about the results of the survey about 400 of us completed a couple of months ago related to Rincon Hill transit needs. Click this link for more information: www.sfmta.com/RinconHill Keep reading

Nighttime Noisy Construction Permits – Online Petition and Meeting on Monday!

Hi neighbors, The City’s leaders are prioritizing the profits of developers yet again (big surprise since they’re major political money contributors, right?).  Please watch this news clip about the excessive numbers of nighttime construction noise permits that San Francisco’s Dept. of Building Inspections keeps approving with no regard for the impacts of sleep deprivation on […] Keep reading

New Vietnamese Cafe in Rincon Opening August 25th (tentatively)


I was walking by the Rene Cazenave Apartments on Folsom Street and Essex when someone came out of the under-construction Vietnamese Cafe over the weekend. I asked if they had an opening date, and he said a couple of Mondays from then.  Well, looking at my calendar, that would be about Monday, August 25th.  Needless […] Keep reading

Public Art Proposals for the Guy Place Mini Park


Public Art Proposals for the Guy Place Mini Park on Display Public Art Proposals for the Guy Place Mini Park On view at Guy Place Mini Park on the street-facing fence until Friday, August 8, 2014 Where: 4-8 Guy Place, San Francisco, CA 94105 – See more at: http://www.sfartscommission.org/pubartcollection/news/2014/07/25/public-art-proposals-for-the-guy-place-mini-park-on-display/   The San Francisco Arts Commission […] Keep reading

Rincon Hill Transit Survey


Hi neighbors, The Rincon Hill neighborhood has an opportunity to get local bus service again.  First, the SFMTA and MUNI need to get information from us (residents, workers, or visitors who would maybe use a bus to travel to and from the waterfront along Folsom or Harrison Streets)! Also, if you work in the neighborhood […] Keep reading

Proposed Realignment of Bike Lane on Folsom at Essex

Here’s the flyer that shows a proposed realignment of the bike lane to make it safer for bicyclists traveling east on Folsom Street between 2nd and 1st Streets. There’s a meeting on Friday morning to approve the proposed realignment. I hope it gets approved!  Sharing the message below from the SBRMBNA Yahoo Group. I am […] Keep reading

SBRMBNA Joins Effort to Win Over George Lucas and Lucas Cultural Arts Museum

The South Beach | Rincon | Mission Bay Neighborhood Association sent a letter to George Lucas’s assistant to let him know we would welcome The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum to Seawall Lot 330 in South Beach. The Board of Directors did so with the agreement of attendees at the regular monthly meeting on June 9, […] Keep reading

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