Young Families Day Event on Sunday

The Center for Young Women’s Development, Fathers and Families of San Joaquin Valley and California Latinas for Reproductive Justice host the 3rd annual Young Families Day Celebration this Sunday, from 12PM-4PM, at Civic Center Plaza (Polk St. betw. McAllister and … Read More

Brewtruc & Mo’ Magic Charity Beer Garden This Saturday

Feeling thirsty?  Enjoy great beer?  Want to support a great neighborhood program? This Saturday Mo’ Magic and brewtruc are hosting a charity beer garden at 160 Church Street (parking lot of the former Blockbuster) from 1PM-6PM.  The event raises money … Read More

HVNA Community Meeting: Thur. (5/24) at 7pm

Photo courtesy of Please join us this Thursday, from 7pm-8:30PM, for the HVNA’s monthly community meeting at the Hayes Valley Playground Clubhouse.  This is located on 699 Hayes Street (at Buchanan). The agenda includes the following items: SF American Institute … Read More

Raisin in the Sun at African American Arts Complex

  The African American Art and Culture Complex, located at 762 Fulton, is currently hosting Lorraine Hansberry’s classic production of A Raisin in the Sun through May 27.  The African-American Shakespeare Company, which is performing the play, offers the following … Read More

New condo development going up soon

As reported on the San Francisco Business Times, the corner of Market Street and Buchanan Street (right across from the Mint and the recycling center) will have a new look in the coming year(s). Read the article below: SF Business … Read More

The Blog and the Hayes Valley Voice Needs Help

Friends, neighbors, community members: The Hayes Valley Voice, brought to you by the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association, is in need of some help! Ways to help: 1. Deliver the Voice. If you are interested in walking through the neighborhood and … Read More

HVNA President’s Column April May 2012

By Murrey Nelson I am fortunate enough to both live and work in Hayes Valley. When I first started working at the Conservatory three years ago, I experimented with various routes from home to work, ultimately realizing that the shortest … Read More

My Hayes Village

By Jarrod Shappell I watch them from a distance. Every morning there are three or four of them sipping cappuccinos in the shade of Linden Alley. I can’t hear exactly what they are saying but they all tell stories, nod … Read More

Tips on Bus Safety

By Bob Barnwell The HVNA Public Safety Committee heard from a spokesman from the SFMTA (Muni), at the meeting on April 2nd. Sululagi Palega, Muni Transit Assistance Program manager, talked about how to be safe while riding public transit.  The … Read More

Top Cop visits Hayes Valley

By Bob Barnwell San Francisco Chief of Police, Greg Suhr, spoke before the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association (HVNA) at the general meeting on March 22nd. The Korean American Center was packed to hear the “Top Cop” and Captain Ann Mannix … Read More