Tips on Bus Safety

By Bob Barnwell The HVNA Public Safety Committee heard from a spokesman from the SFMTA (Muni), at the meeting on April 2nd. Sululagi Palega, Muni Transit Assistance Program manager, talked about how to be safe while riding public transit.  The … Read More

Top Cop visits Hayes Valley

By Bob Barnwell San Francisco Chief of Police, Greg Suhr, spoke before the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association (HVNA) at the general meeting on March 22nd. The Korean American Center was packed to hear the “Top Cop” and Captain Ann Mannix … Read More

Community meeting with Police Chief – recap

We had a great discussion at the Community meeting last night (3/22/12) with Police Chief: Greg Suhr and Captain of Northern Police Station: Ann Mannix. Photo of Chief Suhr A few tips we learned from our discussion last night: -Chief … Read More

Public Safety Recap

By Bob Barnwell On October 3rd we had a good Public Safety that included nine panelists from city departments and city wide non-profit groups discussing crimes against businesses and non-profit groups.  From the notes of the meeting a team that … Read More

Public Safety Bulletin

Public Safety Tips for the community especially geared toward merchants and non-profits:

Public Safety Meeting Oct. 3

by Bob Barnwell The next Public Safety meeting is Monday, October 3 at 7:00PM at the Korean American Center at 745 Buchanan. The theme of the meeting will be crimes against merchants and businesses. We will discuss (with San Francisco … Read More

Message to the Hayes Valley Community

Message to the Hayes Valley Community from Karen Mauney-Brodek, HVNA President I am deeply saddened and distraught by the events of the last week in our neighborhood. We have provided links below to some of the news coverage of both … Read More

Become a Neighborhood Court Adjudicator

District Attorney George Gascón is looking for people interested in becoming a Neighborhood Court Adjudicator. Neighborhood Courts are volunteer community panels that resolve nonviolent criminal cases through restorative justice.  Volunteers get trained in arbitration, the principles of restorative justice, mediation skills, … Read More

Street Violence Reduction Initiative: San Francisco Plan

DCYF’s Violence Prevention and Intervention Unit will present the final version of the Street Violence Reduction Initiative: San Francisco Plan After several months of collaborative work with Community Based Organizations, Community Leaders and City Departments, DCYF is ready to present the … Read More

Public Safety: City Attorney and Bees

Please come to the Hayes Valley Public Safety Meeting Monday, April 4, 2011 7:00 PM Korean American Center at 745 Buchanan Street City Attorney, Dennis Herrera, will discuss the role of the City Attorney in our neighborhood’s public safety. Find … Read More

Public Safety Meeting Reminder

On Monday March 7th at 7PM the Hayes Valley Neighborhood Association’s Public Safety Committee is meeting at the Korean American Center located at 745 Buchanan (at Grove). 311 will come to discuss their services and how they can help us … Read More

A Discussion with Our Supervisors

by Murrey Nelson I had the opportunity to sit down individually with each of the three supervisors whose districts include parts of Hayes Valley: Jane Kim of District Six, Scott Wiener of District Eight, and Ross Mirkarimi of District Five. … Read More