Tree Removal Update

The Director of Public Works held a public hearing this past April regarding the consideration of tree removals here in Hayes Valley. Attached is the resulting decision for that hearing. Hayes Valley Resulting Decision Order 201797.docx HVNA itself will not … Read More

Tree Removal Update

Here is the latest information from the Bureau of Urban Forestry: A hearing date has been scheduled for Monday April 29th, 2019 at 5:30pm in room 416 at City Hall. Hearing notices have been posted on the ficus trees (and … Read More

Public Art Gallery on Our Sidewalks in Hayes Valley!

How do trashcans and visual art go together? The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association, with its merchant sponsors, has figured out a way to do both. Sealed Big Belly trashcans covered in original local art, are installed in high use locations … Read More

Hayes Valley Tree Removal – Bureau of Forestry Update

Latest update from Bureau of Forestry: I’d like to just clarify a few points about timing.  Although the notices say “30 day tree removal” notice, they are intended to provide 30 days notification and appeal opportunity, not to indicate that … Read More

A Look at Hayes Valley Then and Now

Fellow HVNA board member and volunteer Ben Zotto has put together a great post outlining imagery of Hayes Valley both then and now. Read the full post here.

SFMTA Pedestrian Safety Updates – Hayes and Buchanan

SFMTA begins pedestrian safety bulb-outs at Hayes and Buchanan Construction crews have begun outlining the new sidewalk extension, called “bulb-outs” that provide visibility and safety for pedestrians at this busy intersection. The construction will take about a month. These bulb-outs … Read More

New Seasons Market is Finally Coming to Hayes Valley!

We’ve received word from New Seasons that the lease is signed for a full service grocery store at 555 Fulton St, between Laguna and Octavia. Our neighbors have waited for a grocery store within walking distance for more than two … Read More

555 Fulton – Grocery Store Update

The San Francisco Chronicle recently put out a post that provides a good update on the Grocery store and condo development delays at 555 Fulton. “City officials say that some of the delays have been caused by the developer, Fulton … Read More