First Park Volunteer Day for 2014

Join us on Saturday, February 1, for our first Park Greening of 2014!  Email to let us know you are coming so we can plan the activities for the day.


Wiggle Open House

Tonight, 1/22! Wiggle Open House 
Do you live, work, walk, bike, or drive along the Wiggle? After an extensive public outreach process we’ll be presenting a proposal that balances the desires of project neighbors and commuters while meeting the City’s goals for stormwater management and safety. Light refreshments will be provided.

When: Tonight! From 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Public Safety Committee hearing Thursday, Jan. 16

The City is holding a joint hearing with the Police Commission and Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee on police enforcement issues involving people biking and walking on Thursday, January 16, 5-7PM at City Hall.
  •  Police Commission and Public Safety Committee Hearing – Thursday, January 16, 5PM, City Hall Board Chambers Room 250

RSVP with the Bike Coalition.

January 2014 Alamo Square Meeting

Join us for our first meeting of the year as we vote in the 2014 ASNA Board of Directors.
Monday, January 27, 2014
Oasis Cafe, 901 Divisadero at McAllister
San Francisco, CA  94115
Doors open 7 p.m.
Meeting starts 7:30 p.m.
Agenda:  Election of 2014 ASNA Board of Directors
MTA Presentation: Proposal to re-open crosswalk at Hayes/Pierce
Community Opportunity Fund project:  Alamo Square Picnic Area Plan
The 2014 ASNA Board slate is as follows:
(*Asterisk indicates new board member for 2014)
Gus Hernandez, President
Katrina Jankowski, Vice President
Bill Bonds, Secretary
Mary Bosworth, Treasurer
Board Members at Large
John Dallas
Margot Frey Cusenbery
LaVonne Hickerson
Mike Lombardo*
Bob Mason*
Quintin Mecke
Owen O’Donnell
Jimena Saravia*
Lee Stickles
Daniel Strongwater
Sunnylyn Thibodeaux*

Victorian Alliance Grant Program

DID YOU KNOW that the Victorian Alliance of San Francisco has a Grant Program for Restoration?  
Deadline for Submission is January 15th!

Things to note: first preference to projects in San Francisco; second preference shall be given to projects within other Bay Area counties.  Nonprofit groups are given priority over commercial businesses.

The Grant Committee determines a project’s merit based on all of the following criteria:
a. Is the project a preservation project?
b. Is the project important?
c. Is the project focused on a specific architectural, decorative or historic resource?
d. Does the project represent good preservation; that is, does the project enhance or harm the resource?
e. Is the project an endeavor that the Alliance will be proud to support?

The committee gives preference to a project that asks for specific support rather than general contribution; that is, will the Alliance’s grant be used for something specific (such as restoration of a stained glass window, wood work or a structure)? 

The Committee is also directed to give preference to physical preservation/restoration projects over academic endeavors, so ask for a specific restoration project please!

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