HVNA Seeks to Block a Chain Store in Hayes Valley

The Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association has filed its legal brief with the San Francisco Board of Appeals to overturn the Planning Department Zoning Administrator’s decision to allow Kit and Ace clothing store to open in Hayes Valley (371 Hayes Street). … Read More

Poof! Patricia’s Green is Green Again

While SF Rec & Park’s district supervisor Steven Cismowski promised a reseeding of Patricia’s Green would take 6-8 weeks, last week sod arrived with a turf team making sure the water system was functioning. Today, the sod is getting established, … Read More

Why Hayes Valley Continues to Be An Interesting Place to Live

Hoodline continues its reporting on the history of Hayes Valley, showing historic plans to build a network of freeways throughout the city, reflecting the consequences of building the freeways on a neighborhood. All of the Western Addition, including all of … Read More

Finally!!! Patricia’s Green Will Be Green Again

San Francisco Rec & Park district manager, Steven Cismowski, has told the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association that the irrigation system at Patricia’s Green, not functioning since end of 2014, is now operational, and the reseeding of the two turf sections … Read More

Little Gem restaurant coming to 400 Grove

As Hoodline reported today, another new restaurant is coming to Hayes Valley! Very interesting partner group and looks like a good addition to Hayes Valley’s destination local restaurant offerings. The developer for 400 Grove is a Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association … Read More

Hayes Valley’s Ban on Formula Retail Under Pressure

HVNA and its Merchant members helped to write and implement the nation’s first ban on formula retail (chain stores) several years ago. The purpose of the ban is to protect small businesses and provide a unique retail environment. There have … Read More

PATTERNS Premiers in Hayes Valley

PATTERNS is a new one-woman show that has recently premiered in our neighborhood. It runs July 16-Aug 16, at the Dennis Gallagher Arts Pavilion in the French American International High School (66 Page St). Performance artist Amy Munz presents vignettes that focus around the broader theme of love. This … Read More