Coronavirus Information

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Maintaining the health of the YBCBD staff and teams that provide our services is a top priority and we have altered some of our services. Here are important updates and information. Government Updates and Information July 17th Statement on Reopening Status June 26th Statement on Reopening Delay May 28th Mayor’s Reopening Strategy Best practices for…

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Businesses Still In Operation In Yerba Buena

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While we all keep social distancing, making our own meals can get a little tiring. Meanwhile our local businesses are struggling so if you can, please consider using one of these Yerba Buena District shops for a delivery or take out order. Please note that this information will be kept up to date as best…

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Small Business Grants For Yerba Buena

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In response to the pandemic, the nonprofit YBCBD has established a Small Business Support Fund to help the small, ground-level, neighborhood storefront businesses that are so important to the health, vitality, and character of the Yerba Buena neighborhood.  The granted funds may be used for rental assistance, employee wages, general operations, personal protective equipment, and…

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Attention Graphic Designers and Visual Artists!

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The Yerba Buena District is home to many of the biggest museums and cultural centers in San Francisco where people come from all over the world to visit. Part of the YBCBD mission is to help promote the neighborhood as a destination for unique cultural discoveries, public performances, and memorable, unexpected artistic experiences. Recently, the…

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YBCBD to Continue with Priority Service

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Amid society’s new reality with COVID-19, our incredible team of service providers and staff are at work to keep Yerba Buena clean and safe. With the City of San Francisco extending its Public Health Order to shelter in place until May 3, 2020 to slow the spread of the virus, the YBCBD is doing its…

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Free Hidden SF 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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Application for Yerba Buena Night Talent

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We are now accepting applications for performers for Yerba Buena Night 2020. If you are a singer, dancer, or performer of any kind we want to hear from you! Yerba Buena Night 2020 is the tenth year of the free evening arts festival that features dance, music, and performance all located in the heart of…

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Bigbelly Unveiling

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We’re unveiling our new graphic designed Bigbellies tomorrow at 10am! Celebrate new artwork in the district by artists Kalani Ware and Creativity Explored. Join us and District 6 Supervisor Matt Haney as we inaugurate these new works of public art. We’re meeting at Market Street and Yerba Buena Lane to show off these wonderful new…

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We’re A Match! New Matching Grant Program Improves Yerba Buena

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The Yerba Buena Community Benefit District (YBCBD) exists to improve quality of life in the neighborhood by providing ongoing programs that foster a safer and more secure community, enhance environmental quality and beauty, and reinforce the viability of our economic base. Property owners in Yerba Buena approved the formation of the YBCBD in 2008 and…

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Board Members Wanted!

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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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