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

Celebrating Our 28th Year Block Party

We hope that your holidays have been happy in and out of Hayes Valley this year! In case you missed it, the 28th annual holiday block party on December 7th brought neighbors together to support the community’s small businesses who … Read More

Merchant Small Business Saturday Info, 2018

Information provided courtesy WIPP. WIPP is a national nonpartisan organization advocating on behalf of women entrepreneurs—strengthening their impact on our nation’s public policy, creating economic opportunities, and forging alliances with other business organizations. It is hard to believe Small Business … 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