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From Supervisor Yee’s Office and SFMTA.

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Speed hump and zebra crosswalk. Photo: SFMTA

SFMTA’s Residential Traffic Calming Program is a resident-directed, annual application-based program to address mid-block speeding on residential streets in San Francisco, and we are currently accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program.

The deadline for submitting completed applications and petitions for the 2018-2019 traffic calming program is June 30, 2018.    (more…)

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Just released: the winners of this year’s District 7 Participatory Budgeting include the four projects designed by Sunnyside residents for our neighborhood:

  • Vision Zero / traffic calming on Judson Ave;
  • Sunnyside Elementary School playground improvements;
  • Increased pedestrian safety at the Mangels/Foerster crosswalk;
  • Needed tables and chairs for the Sunnyside Playground Plaza, so that it can be used for events.

Here is the full list:

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You are invited: the quarterly meeting of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association is next Monday. Open to all residents. Agenda below.  Monday May 7th, 2018, 7-8:30 pm. This meeting held at SUNNYSIDE CONSERVATORY (236 Monterey Blvd).

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The speakers and subjects will include:

  • State Senator Scott Wiener to speak on housing legislation.
  • Representative Kimerlee West from SFPUC to speak on sewer rate increases.
  • Update on the Balboa Reservoir Project from our BR Committee.
  • D7 Supervisor Norman Yee to speak and answer your questions.
  • News about the Sunnyside proposals in the recent Participatory Budgeting vote.
  • Election of new Member-at-Large for SNA.
  • Report on new Sunnyside Playground Clubhouse programming.

Time to join or renew your membership? Pay at the meeting, or click ‘Donate’ button below.

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Voting closed — we’ll post results as soon as we get them.

If you haven’t voted yet in Participatory Budgeting, please do it today. These are local projects designed for your neighborhood, by your neighbors (see Sunnyside’s list below)—but they don’t get funded without your vote. http://sfpbd.sfgov.org/district/7/vote. Voting season is open until midnight, Saturday Apr 14. All District 7 residents can vote. (Don’t know if you are D7? See map.)

Four projects were developed by Sunnyside residents, and will have a direct impact on our neighborhood–but only if they get enough votes. We did it last year, we can do it again. Please Vote for Sunnyside!  http://sfpbd.sfgov.org/district/7/vote.  


 The short list of Sunnyside projects to vote for (details follow):

  • Judson Ave. Traffic Calming
  • Mangels-Foerster Crosswalk
  • Sunnyside Park Plaza activation
  • Sunnyside Elementary Playground
  • Vision Zero / Pedestrian Safety

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Source: SF Examiner http://www.sfexaminer.com/phelan-avenue-renamed-frida-kahlo-way-public-vote

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Phelan Avenue viewed from Flood Ave in Sunnyside. Photo: Sunnyside Neighborhood Association

SF Examiner: Phelan Avenue to be renamed Frida Kahlo Way after public vote

By Laura Waxmann on April 4, 2018 11:00 am

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A man crosses Phelan Avenue near the City College of San Francisco Ocean campus on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. CCSF and The City are planning to rename Phelan Avenue to Frida Kahlo Way. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

After a public vote that included City College of San Francisco and the surrounding neighborhood, Phelan Avenue’s contentious name will be replaced with that of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo.

The name change is an effort to strip away the legacy of former San Francisco Mayor James Duval Phelan from street signs in the area. Apart from his generous contribution to the arts, Phelan is remembered for anti-immigrant policies and racist election slogans in the early 1900s.  (more…)

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ParticipatoryBudgeting2018_SocialMediaImages_bannerParticipatory Budgeting voting season is here: From April 1 to April 14, all District 7 residents can vote on which community-initiated projects to fund. (D7 Map.) Your vote is the critical for bringing money to our neighborhood for projects designed by your neighbors! Please take a moment and vote here: http://sfpbd.sfgov.org/district/7/vote

Four projects were developed by Sunnyside residents, and will have a direct impact on our neighborhood–but only if they get enough votes. Vote for Sunnyside!  (more…)

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The next meeting of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee is Monday Apr 9, 6pm, at the CCSF Multi-Use Building. The developer team AvalonBay/BRIDGE will show their plan for the 17-acre site, along with several options for various aspects. Now that the City has approved the Fiscal Feasibility Report, this site plan, if accepted, will begin the environmental review process.

The project site is located west of Phelan Ave and north of Ocean Ave. All residents are welcome at the BRCAC meetings. There is an open public comment period.

  • Review previous meetings, including minutes and presentations, here.
  • Read an archive of posts about the Balboa Reservoir Project on this site here. 
  • Other related links can be found at the Balboa Reservoir tab at the top of this page.
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Slide from AvalonBay/BRIDGE presentation of their June 2017 proposal for the Balboa Reservoir site. http://sfwater.org/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=10884

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