Pedestrian Safety and Hayes Valley

by Mari Hunter Long time Hayes Valley resident and member of the San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) John Alex Lowell presented the PSAC Annual Report during the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association meeting in May.  John’s involvement with PSAC … Read More

55 Laguna and Affordable Housing

By Jason Henderson If after years of community involvement and compromise, you thought the future development of the former UC Berkeley site would move forward as approved, you may be wrong!  The new developer is proposing that instead of building … Read More

Walking Tours of Hayes Valley

By Larry Cronander To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association’s incorporation, a walking tour sponsored by the Association was given following the Ham and Eggs Fire Breakfast on May 21st, entitled Hayes Valley: Past, Present and … Read More

21 Years and Going Strong

by Bob Barnwell One of the most recognized establishments in our area is Marlena’s Bar and Nightclub.  Gary McLain, also known as Marlena, has spent 21 years building the popularity of Marlena’s at 488 Hayes St. Marlena loves living and … Read More

Hayes Valley beautification

Image of flower from the Page Street mini-park. Many park and garden related activities are slated for this summer in Hayes Valley. This Saturday join us to celebrate the opening of the Hayes Valley Playground at Hayes and Buchanan. BEAUTIFICATION … Read More

Hayes Valley in the news

Read about how one owner of a Victorian was able to make the best of a bad situation. A fire ruined her apartment interior, but she was able to creatively remodel it. Remodeled Victorian

5/26/11 Meeting recap

The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association hosted a meeting focused on walking and biking around the neighborhood and beyond. Walk San Francisco Elizabeth Stampe is executive director of Walk San Francisco – a pedestrian advocacy group. She spoke about situations facing … Read More