President’s Column June July August 2011

by Karen Mauney-Brodek Thank you to the over 200 of you that came to our first annual Ham and Eggs Fire Breakfast on May 21st, adjacent to Patricia’s Green.  It was an overwhelming success.  Not only did it bring our … Read More

Pedestrian Safety and Hayes Valley

by Mari Hunter Long time Hayes Valley resident and member of the San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) John Alex Lowell presented the PSAC Annual Report during the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association meeting in May.  John’s involvement with PSAC … Read More

55 Laguna and Affordable Housing

By Jason Henderson If after years of community involvement and compromise, you thought the future development of the former UC Berkeley site would move forward as approved, you may be wrong!  The new developer is proposing that instead of building … Read More

Walking Tours of Hayes Valley

By Larry Cronander To commemorate the tenth anniversary of the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association’s incorporation, a walking tour sponsored by the Association was given following the Ham and Eggs Fire Breakfast on May 21st, entitled Hayes Valley: Past, Present and … Read More

21 Years and Going Strong

by Bob Barnwell One of the most recognized establishments in our area is Marlena’s Bar and Nightclub.  Gary McLain, also known as Marlena, has spent 21 years building the popularity of Marlena’s at 488 Hayes St. Marlena loves living and … Read More