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Two community events are planned this Saturday, June 23, regarding the Balboa Reservoir housing project development.


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Join the Balboa Reservoir Open Space Community Workshop!

SATURDAY JUNE 23, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Community Room, Ingleside Library,
1298 Ocean Avenue, SF CA 94112 [MAP]
  • Engage in interactive activities about how the open space could be designed and used
  • Give the development and design team your feedback
  • Ask questions! Have refreshments! Meet neighbors!

For more information about the Balboa Reservoir development, please visit


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News from San Francisco Public Utilities Commission.


Changes to Your Water and Sewer Bill

Over the last year, we have worked with independent analysts to determine that an average 8 percent annual increase in the combined water and sewer bill is needed for us to continue providing dependable, around-the-clock services to our customers.

Beginning July 1, 2018, this four-year water and sewer rate package will go into effect. Use our bill calculator to get a personalized estimate of your monthly bill over the next four years, or call us at 415-551-3000 for more information. Read more:

Click Here to Calculate Your Bill

No Green Thumb Necessary

We are committed to helping San Franciscans maintain beautiful, water-efficient landscapes, so we are delighted to partner with Garden for the Environment (GFE) to offer the Sustainable Gardening Series.    (more…)

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Gardening in the Sunnyside Conservatory
Sat, Jun 16, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sunnyside Conservatory, 236 Monterey Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94131

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Sally Ross is hosting a garden day at the Conservatory.

Greetings to all Gardeners,

This note is to let you know that we will be having a gardening day in the Sunnyside Conservatory on Saturday, June 16th from 9:00 am till noon.  (more…)

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Workers from the Dept of Public Works have been weeding all along the Monterey Boulevard median this week, with weed whackers and by hand.


DPW workers weeding the planted median area, Monterey Blvd. Photo: Sunnyside Neighborhood Association.

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Last October a group of neighbors led by Sunnyside resident Pam Parker Souza organized the removal of lots of sidewalk concrete, replaced with native plants and trees. Now their work is showing its springtime colors. Detroit between Flood and Hearst.

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The Horticulture Center at City College is holding their annual plant sale. This sale benefits a scholarship find for students.

CCSF Spring Flower & Plant Sale – Thursday May 10

The Spring Flower & Plant Sale scholarship fundraiser will take place Thursday, May 10 in the Horticulture Center (located on the 300 block of Judson Avenue, north side of the Phelan/Ocean Campus). 11:00 am – 3:00 pm The sale will feature student grown and designed perennials, shrubs, house and bedding plants, veggie starts, herbs, fresh floral designs, and permanent home decorations. For more information call 415-239-3140. Sorry, no pre/post sales or special orders.



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