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Clarence Wong

What it need is at least more good basic pedestrian lighting. So that, that area does not look like it is always unsafe to be at. Even when people are not there waiting for train. There might be some people that walk through that area for what ever reason. Also at lest some cheaper basic décor or style for the area. IF that can fit into the budget.

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Homeless Outreach Day
Friday, September 11, 2015, 12:00pm - 5pm
See link for details

If you want to meet homeless neighbors and learn what we've been up to with @HandUp, join us for #‎SF Homeless Outreach Day on Sept 11th! We are bringing together leaders at the city, nonprofit partners and community members to share more about homelessness in SF, approaches that are working, and ways you can engage that make a difference. Life on the streets and in shelters can be incredibly isolating, so this is a great way to show our compassion and humanity.

Come out and share with friends! Sign ups here: sfoutreachday.org/take-action/

Or donate to the San Francisco Fund here: handup.org/funds/thesffund

Who’s Going?

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Galen Maloney

Street Life: Ping Pong

This is "Street Life: Ping Pong" by Henge on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.


Sep 3, 2015

So good.

Posted by Dan on Sep 3, 2015
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Nurit Rechnitz

Just fyi...I got this reply August 25...hopefully, we will notice a difference...but, numbers count, i.e., I expect they don't do much if only 1 or 2 people complain or if people stop complaining, i.e., give up.


Thank you for your email. This is a common complaint. When Officers observe a motorcycle with a loud muffler, when possible, they issue a citation. I have also recently reached out to the Traffic Company and asked that the motorcycle officers assist us in enforcing this violation.

Captain David Lazar
Central Station
San Francisco Police Department
766 Vallejo Street
San Francisco, Ca 94133
(415) 315-2480

Sep 2, 2015

I agree Nurit - it will take an intervention that captures the Board of Supervisors attention ... or some definitive data on how dangerous these sounds can be to children. SFPD simply enforces the laws. We most likely need a new law, or higher penalty on the current law.

Posted by Dan on Sep 2, 2015
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Tom K.
Suggested by Tom K.
Sep 1, 2015
Tom K.

Cool feature with pictures and video from designboom on Peep Show:



david baker architects peepSHOW prototyping festival

peepSHOW is an urban viewing station that focuses the gazes and thoughts of passersby onto obscure or otherwise unnoticed street scenes.


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Inspiring story of an Oakland resident stepping up and building small shelters for his neighbors: www.huffingtonpost.com/nations...


A Big-Hearted Man and His Calling to Build Tiny Houses for Oakland's Homeless

Kloehn has built 35 miniature homes for the homeless in Oakland and San Francisco. All construction materials (except for the wheels and a few other odds and ends), are sourced from garbage. He also runs workshops and gives lectures, teaching other artists and handypeople the tricks of the trade.


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MSPF Community Meeting: Select 10 projects for incubation
Thursday, September 3, 2015, 5:00pm - 7pm
Center for New Music, 55 Taylor Street, SF CA 94102

Our work depends on you! YBCA values our community partners as primary stakeholders as we evolve and grow together. We believe that nurturing and deepening mutually-beneficial relationships with community based organizations, nonprofits, schools, local businesses, artists and creative problem-solvers is key to our interdependent success.

Join us! Participate in the process to select the 10 most successful prototypes--emerging from the pilot festival--for incubation. Together, we will identify the most forward-thinking, diverse citizen-driven solutions for re-energizing Market Street.

You can see the projects that participated in the April 2015 festival here: marketstreetprototyping.org/pr...

Who Went?

Tom K.
Market Street Prototyping Festival
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