Greater Rincon Hill CBD Management Plan Released

The Greater Rincon Hill Community Benefit District (CBD) Management Plan was released Friday, May 1, 2015.  Please take a moment to read the Management Plan if your property sits within the boundaries of the proposed CBD. The annual parcel tax costs for each property is listed in the document. If your property sits in the […] Keep reading

Meeting to Help Prioritize Order of Rincon Hill Streetscape Improvements


Meeting on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 6pm at South Beach Harbor Services Community Room! Please print out this flyer and share it with your neighbors! Please save the date of Wednesday, May 13, 2015 for a Department of Public Works hosted meeting to help them determine the priority order of streets improvements in Rincon Hill.  The […] Keep reading

Online survey about Gene Friend Rec. Center renovation

We only have 3 (4 if you count the Howard Langton Gardens) truly public parks/open space/recreational facilities owned by the public and operated by the Recreation and Parks Department in the South of Market. Of the 3, only one has enclosed recreational facilities, and that is Gene Friend Recreation Center at 6th and Folsom. The […] Keep reading

340 Bryant Appeal – Vision Zero or ZERO VISION?

On Tuesday, April 7, 2015, there will a 3pm special hearing for the appeal of the exemption from environmental review of 340 Bryant’s new use as office space (formerly industrial) at City Hall, Room 250. There is also a Board of Appeals hearing on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 5pm at City Hall in Room […] Keep reading

Embarcadero Y – Youth Spring Break and Summer Camp Info!

Photo: Jamie Whitaker

Our neighborhood is blessed to have the Embarcadero YMCA for our kids to socialize, learn new skills, and be fit. Please share with parents in your building the following youth camp opportunities: Spring Break Camp – March 30th – April 3rd at the Embarcadero YMCA * One-page flyer for Spring Break Camp (PDF) * School […] Keep reading

8 Years of blogging the Rincon Hill neighborhood!

Just taking a moment as I try to do every February 28th to recognize that I started this blog on February 28, 2007 because I had just moved to the neighborhood and recognized the need to try to organize neighbors to demand safer streets for pedestrians. We’ve got City Hall’s attention as a neighborhood, but […] Keep reading

Rincon Hill Streetscape Plan Up for Adoption This Week


Click this link for a template e-mail in which you just need to add your name at the bottom and send to show your support – the more individuals sending e-mails, the better! From the Rincon Hill Streetscape Plan – Mid-Block Crossing on Main Street between Folsom and Harrison: Details from Paul Chasan at the […] Keep reading

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

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