2015 Membership dues

Become a member of ASNA.  Alamo Square Neighborhood Association is a volunteer organization of neighbors and businesses around Alamo Square.

We are renters, homeowners, and neighborhood merchants.  Membership dues are for the calendar year.

We are dedicated to building community, creating a safe neighborhood, and preserving and maintaining our park.  We sponsor the annual Alamo Square Flea Market, and host Park Volunteer Days, Alamo Square Playgroups, and more!

$15 Basic Membership
$30 General/Family Membership (up to 2 people)
$50 Contributing Member
$100 Supporting Member

Send a check, payable to ASNA
New Mailing Address:

530 Divisadero Street #176
SF, CA 94117

Please write Membership Dues in memo line

Or make a payment online via PayPal:

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Neighborhood Updates

TOUR BUS RESTRICTION UPDATE 

Tour bus restrictions are now in place on residential streets bounded by Webster, Fell, Divisadero and Golden Gate Ave.  If you see a tour bus on the streets within this area please contact SFPD 415-553-0123 and report the tour bus company, date, and time of incident.  You can also email your photo of the tour bus (with the tour bus company name showing) to Tom.Maguire@sfmta.com, SFPDParkStation@sfgov.org, and SFPDNorthernStation@sfgov.org.

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Park Volunteer Day – Saturday, June 6

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Join us for our Park Volunteer Day!  Email park@alamosq.org to sign up so we can plan our activities for the day.

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Area Q Permit Applications now being accepted

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Area Q permit applications are now being accepted by the SFMTA.

Please be on the lookout for a letter from the SFMTA alerting neighbors that Area Q permits are now available for the new Residential Permit Parking Area Q which includes the Alamo Square neighborhood.  The letter is addressed to “Resident.”

Permit parking signs are being installed in May, and parking enforcement will begin on September 1.  The annual fee is now $111 for the first 18 months, valid through December 31, 2016, and can be renewed every year.

You must submit your application by July 1 via mail to ensure your permit arrives by September 1.  Otherwise, apply in person starting August 1.

Visit www.sfmta.com/rpp/ for more information about the program, or call 311.

Details of the notice can be found on Hoodline:

http://hoodline.com/2015/05/area-q-parking-permits-now-available

MTA-Notice

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Bay to Breakers this Sunday

You can run, you can hide, and the only footrace where you could potentially do both is Bay to Breakers.  The 2015 annual Bay to Breakers race is this weekend!

Alamo Square will be closed to the public like last year.  The fence will go up on Friday, May 15 and will be taken down after the race.

Street closures in the area:

  • HAYES, from MARKET to DIVISADERO, from Sunday MAY 17, 6 AM to 12:30 PM
  • STEINER from GROVE to HAYES, from Sunday MAY 17, 5 AM to 11:30 AM
  • DIVISADERO from GROVE to OAK, from Sunday MAY 17, 5 AM to 1 PM
  • BAKER from OAK  to FELL, from Sunday MAY 17, 5 AM to 11:30 AM
  • FELL from DIVISADERO to STANYAN, from Sunday MAY 17, 6 AM to 2 PM

http://zapposbaytobreakers.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/11/B2B-Street-Facility-Closures-All.pdf

Any questions or issues this week regarding the race, please contact the Bay to Breakers service line at 415-231-3130 or email support@zapposbaytobreakers.com.

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Alamo Square Meeting, Monday, May 18

Our next meeting is the day after Bay to Breakers.  Provide input on this year’s race, and come learn about new plans for the Harding Theater.

Alamo Square Meeting

Join us on Monday, May 18, 2015
1660 McAllister St. (near Divisadero)
6:30 p.m. Doors open
7 p.m. Meeting starts

Agenda:
-Supervisor London Breed
-Bay to Breakers 2015 debrief
-Capt. Greg McEachern, SFPD Northern Station
-Harding Theater proposals
–Mark Topetcher
–Danny Marks

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The Storied Houses of Alamo Square

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Have you purchased your copy of The Storied Houses of Alamo Square yet?  Joe Pecora, former ASNA board member and neighborhood historian, has filled the pages of this ode to Alamo Square with the house histories that once graced the pages of the neighborhood newsletter.  Joe was also the former editor of the Alamo Square Neighborhood Newsletter.

Brimming with details about who lived where, this book is a must-have for any Alamo Square aficionado.

Available for purchase:

Browser Books, Fillmore St. off Sacramento St.
Green Arcade, Market St. near Gough St.
Books Inc., Laurel Village, Opera Plaza, Castro (Market St.), and the Marina

Order copies online:  www.alamosquare.net

Or buy one directly from Joe at the upcoming Alamo Square Flea Market (details coming soon).

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Neighbors Step Up! Fire Fundraiser Thursday, April 16

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Facebook event page:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1385996801724397/

Join us for our Fire Fundraiser on Thursday, April 16 at Madrone!  Raffle tickets will be sold to benefit the Fire Fund.  Many thanks to Madrone, Bi-Rite, and the various local businesses who have contributed to the raffle:

NOPA, Nopalito, The Mill, Yerba Buena Acupuncture, Ragazza, La Urbana, San Franpsycho, Arizmendi, Brass Tacks, The Little Chihuahua, Matt Gonzalez, Madrone Art Bar, MaduSalon, Wild Feather, Joe Pecora, 4505 Burgers & BBQ, and more!*

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Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor April 3rd Public Hearing

WIGGLEFriday, April 3, 2015
10:00 am
San Francisco City Hall, Room 416
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

The public hearing will consider the subset of the project recommendations that need to be approved and legislated by the SFMTA Board of Directors. The Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor Public Hearing Announcement includes a maps and descriptions of the measures going to public hearing

To read the official public hearing agenda, including other items, visit the Engineering Public Hearing webpage

You may share your thoughts on the public hearing items by emailing sustainable.streets@sfmta.com or in person at the hearing. If you have specific questions, you may direct them to miriam.sorell@sfmta.com.

Further details about traffic calming components of the project not included at the public hearing are available on the SFMTA’s Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor webpage while information on green infrastructure can be found on the PUC’s Green Infrastructure website.

Meeting Announcement:

http://www.sfmta.com/sites/default/files/projects/2015/Public%20Hearing%20Announcement_4-3-15.pdf

Wiggle Corridor Project page:

http://www.sfmta.com/projects-planning/projects/wiggle-neighborhood-green-corridor

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