Take Our Free Walking Tours!

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The YBCBD has created a fun and educational walking tour of the Yerba Buena District. Hidden stories and surprises abound in a free 90-minute walking tour in the Yerba Buena neighborhood of San Francisco’s history, art, poetry, architecture and activism, including live performances of characters that gave the city its unique reputation. Brought to you…

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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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Yerba Buena Gardens

The Gardens Conservancy Seeks New Board Members

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Get involved in Yerba Buena! The Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy is looking for a few good board members! The newly-formed Yerba Buena Gardens Conservancy is recruiting board members with excellent skills and a steadfast commitment to the continued vibrancy of the Yerba Buena Gardens, a public-private complex in the heart of San Francisco, formerly managed…

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Yerba Buena Women in the Arts Celebrated!

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7×7 Magazine has released their 11 Most Influential Women in the San Francisco Art World, and the Yerba Buena District is proud to have 5 of them in their neighborhood, 2 of whom have created enduring public art legacies, and the other 3 whose organizations currently are on our board. Not only does the YBCBD…

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Yerba Buena Community Benefit District Honors Neighborhood Improvement Champions at Inaugural Yerba Buena Community Excellence Awards

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Public art champions, organizers of a free cultural arts festival and Supervisor Jane Kim were among the honorees of the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District’s (YBCBD) inaugural Yerba Buena Community Excellence Awards, given to individuals and organizations that improve the Yerba Buena neighborhood by making it cleaner, safer and more inviting.   “This is a…

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We’re Making Yerba Buena Cleaner

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The YBCBD is going to install 9 new high tech waste bins in Yerba Buena as part of a pilot program to collect data on their effectiveness. These units will be placed in highly trafficked areas to better understand how we can help to make our neighborhood cleaner and more waste efficient. The Bigbelly receptacles…

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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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