April ’11 General Meeting Recap

Last night we had presentations by: Garden for the Environment’s Suzi Paladino Friends of the Urban Forest’s Doug Wildman SF Bee Coalition and SF Bee-Cause beekeeper Karen Peteros North of the Panhandle’s Neighborhood Association’s President Jarie Bolander came to discuss … Read More

SFJAZZ Center to begin construction

Update from SFJAZZ’s Randall Kline, Executive Artistic Director, and Felice Swapp, Executive Operating Director We are excited to be moving forward with the SFJAZZ Center project at the corner of Franklin and Fell Streets, which is intended to maintain and … Read More

Become a Neighborhood Court Adjudicator

District Attorney George Gascón is looking for people interested in becoming a Neighborhood Court Adjudicator. Neighborhood Courts are volunteer community panels that resolve nonviolent criminal cases through restorative justice.  Volunteers get trained in arbitration, the principles of restorative justice, mediation skills, … Read More

Earth Week at Hayes Valley Farm

Sunday, April 24 – Friday, April 29 Hayes Valley Farm is planning a week-long celebration of Earth Day, Arbor Day, and everything in between! All classes and workshops will be FREE and open to the public. Everyone is welcome. Please … Read More

April May 2011 President’s Column

By Karen Mauney-Brodek This April-May issue of The Hayes Valley Voice and our upcoming meeting on April 28th are centered around environmentally focused organizations in the neighborhood. Today, more and more people are coming to realize what many of us … Read More

Making Bay to Breakers Fun for Everyone

By Jarie Bolander This year celebrates the 100th running of the Bay to Breakers. The centennial Bay to Breakers will have some significant changes to address the safety, sanitation and security of participants, spectators and neighbors. These changes have been … Read More

Nucleus for New Art in San Francisco

By Bill Bulkley For years the Lower Haight has been a center of the local new art movement primarily because of the international design and clothing enterprise Upper Playground (220 Fillmore). The business is a Lower Haight icon with venues … Read More