Two Green Sanctuaries in Hayes Valley

Green space is prized in Hayes Valley. Popular Patricia’s Green is just that, green. You love to be around green growing plants: potted plants at home, a window garden, on the steps, or a little space that is shaded or … Read More

Octavia Historic Commemoration Project

The Octavia Historic Commemoration Project is seeking artists and designers to submit proposals for a permanent installation to capture the spirit of that achievement. Initial proposals due Friday April 30th, 2021 @ 5:00pm. It’s been nearly 20 years since the … Read More

Becoming a Member of HVNA

By Channing Hussey, Associate Member HVNA Board of Directors Mike and I moved to Hayes Valley in December, 2014. We’d spend our weekends exploring the city, keeping an eye out for interesting events, but eventually we found ourselves happiest at … Read More

How to Report An Unregistered Short Term Rental

Not sure what to do about a Short Term Rental on your street. Need some guidance? Have some questions? Read on for some helpful tips.   HAYES VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION REPORTING UNREGISTERED SHORT TERM RENTALS WHAT TO DO BACKGROUND Our … Read More

Corner of Laguna and Hayes

Demolition begins for the new chapter at Laguna and Hayes. Fingers crossed for the return of Hayes and Kebab.

Hoodline on the Hayes Valley Freeway Revolt

Recently, Hoodline’s Griffen Estes authored a magnificent post describing the Freeway Revolt. We urge you to read it here, “The Panhandle Freeway And The Revolt That Saved The Park”.

Biergarten Not Expanding to Los Angeles via Hoodline

A Hoodline post confirms that Hayes Valley’s Biergarten is in fact not expanding to Los Angeles. Yesterday, Eater LA speculated that Biergarten, our beloved Hayes Valley outdoor watering hole, could be expanding down Los Angeles way. Intrigued by the potential … Read More

Vote Yes on Prop B!

The Hayes Valley Neighborhood – HVNA Board wants to remind you that it supports Proposition B on the November ballot. Proposition B includes the renovation of Margaret Hayward Playground in our neighborhood at the corner of Laguna and Golden Gate, which HVNA has been … Read More

SFJAZZ going up

It’s exciting to see Hayes Valley, alive with activity on this beautiful October evening.  One day next year (?) it will be great to see SFJAZZ activated…but for now, it is exciting to see the building progress.