May 4: SNA Quarterly Meeting

You are invited: the next quarterly meeting of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association is Monday May 4th, 2020, 7-8:30 pm. This meeting will be held online. If you have questions or issues about connecting, email .  Agenda below.




7:00 – 7:15           President’s Welcome – Kenneth Hollenbeck (15 min)

  • Agenda Review
  • Announcements
  • Approval of February 2020 Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report

7:15 – 7:35           District 7 Supervisor and President of the Board of Supervisors, Norman Yee (20 min)

  • District 7 update
  • Time for your questions

7:35 – 7:50           Balboa Reservoir Project Update (15 min)

  • Future of the BR Community Advisory Committee
  • News on the housing development
  • Presentation by Amy O’Hair, Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) representative for Sunnyside SNA

7:50 – 8:05           Detroit Steps Project Update (15 min)

  • News on the local project for transforming the steps with art and landscaping.
  • Presentation by Rosaura Valle, Project Lead, and Pam Parker Souza and Joy Durighello

8:05 – 8:30

Neighborhood Open Discussion via phone-in on Zoom (25 min)

  • “What would you like SNA to focus on?”
  • Bring your ideas and questions.

8:30 – 8:35           Close of meeting

Monday Aug 5: SNA Quarterly Meeting

You are invited: the quarterly meeting of the Sunnyside Neighborhood Association is  Monday August 5th, 7-8:30 pm. Open to all residents. Agenda below.  at St Finn Barr Hall, 415 Edna Street at Hearst Ave.


The speakers and subjects will include:

  • President’s Welcome and Treasurer’s report;
  • Detroit Steps update, with Rosaura Valle;
  • Stop Crime SF, with guest Joel Engardio;
  • Balboa Reservoir project update and community discussion, with BRCAC representative Amy O’Hair and and SNA BR Committee Chair Jennifer Heggie, including information on City College’s new campus plan;
  • Also including a Q&A with an SFMTA representative about the prospect of parking permits re BR impacts;
  • Undergrounding utility wires, with guest Kate Beckwith;
  • The usual raffle, including fresh eggs from President Steve Martinpinto’s chickens for some lucky winner.

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Sunnysider Charlie Liteky, 85, Dies; Returned Medal of Honor in Protest

Judith and Charlie Liteky were longtime members of SNA. Judith died last September. [Source: New York Times:]

Charlie Liteky, 85, Dies; Returned Medal of Honor in Protest

By SAM ROBERTS, JAN. 23, 2017

Charlie Liteky, right, announcing the end of a hunger strike in protest of United States policies in Central America in 1986. Photo:New York Times

Charlie Liteky, a former Army chaplain who received the Medal of Honor for bravery in Vietnam, only to return the medal two decades later as a protest of American foreign policy in Central America, died on Friday in San Francisco. He was 85.

His death was confirmed by a friend, Richard Olive, who said Mr. Liteky had suffered a stroke several weeks ago.       Continue reading “Sunnysider Charlie Liteky, 85, Dies; Returned Medal of Honor in Protest”