Do you know a local hero? Nominate them!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District seeks nominations for its second annual Yerba Buena Community Excellence Awards. The award is given to people and organizations that make Yerba Buena better. You define what that means. Be creative! There are no specific categories except for the Neighborhood Champion award. Last year’s recipients included the Yerba Buena Gardens…

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Get On Board! Our Board!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is now accepting applications for board membership. The YBCBD Board of Directors oversees the management of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District. The board is structured to ensure representation from all stakeholders and areas of the district. The board has a maximum of 28 members representing community organizations,…

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Take Our Free Walking Tours!

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Hidden stories, surprises, and live performances abound in a FREE 90-minute walking tour in downtown San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Neighborhood. Local history, activism, music, and pirating are brought to life as actors portray the larger than life historical figures that gave this city its quirky and unique reputation. Brought to you by the Yerba Buena…

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Discounted SF Giants Tickets!

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The YBCBD is hosting their first Community Appreciation Day with very discounted tickets for the August 28th, 7:00pm Giants vs. Diamondbacks game! We have a very limited amount of tickets available for the Club Level to anyone who is a resident of the Yerba Buena District (to see if you are, go to https://ybcbd.org/yerba-buena-boundary-map/). In…

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YBCBD Values

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Everyone associated with the YBCBD is expected to follow our policies and adhere to our values. We are vigilant in ensuring that our values of inclusivity and of treating people with compassion, respect and dignity are never compromised. On Wednesday, an employee of a service provider misrepresented the YBCBD. That individual no longer works on behalf of the…

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Apply for our Community Benefit Grants!

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) is pleased to issue the Community Benefit Fund Guidelines and Application. Three types of grants are offered to nonprofits and resident organizations that seek to improve the quality of life in the Yerba Buena Neighborhood through the YBCBD Community Benefit Fund – full grants of up to $25,000,…

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Scooters Are Permitted In SF

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If you haven’t already seen the scooters, now almost ubiquitous in San Francisco, then you’ve been looking at your phone while walking way too much. Three scooter companies have placed their thousands of these motorized vehicles all around the city and people are using them in droves. Some view them as helpful, carbon-free alternatives while…

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Artists Wanted for Yerba Buena Night

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The 8th Annual Yerba Buena Night is getting started and we’re looking for musicians, singers, dancers, and performers for a night of free performance to promote one of the most culturally exciting areas of San Francisco. This year, we’re holding our show on Saturday, October 13th from 5pm – 9:30pm. If you’re interested or know…

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Answers to Questions For The January Opioid Panel Discussion

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YBCBD Panel Discussion on the Opioid Crisis & Discarded Needles January 16, 2018 Below are questions from community members that could not be answered due to time constraints during the YBCBD’s January 16, 2018 panel discussion on the opioid crisis and discarded needles. Panel members included representatives from the Department of Public Health (DPH) and…

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