Here's a little clip I made during a visit I made today to the garden and recycling center slated to be shut down by the City. There should be a little festival of sorts there beginning tomorrow while people discuss the unfortunate reality that not only will it be a difficult if not impossible task to rescue this place but that other places like it are in the sights of the City. Of course people adapt to the realities as necessary, but it is not without registering in as positive a manner possible what the lost possibilities are. To wipe the memory of succesful grassroots activism from the collective consciousness is the goal of the NIMBY crowd and the City.



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Alberto Ceras 2 6 years 25 weeks ago

Sad business, nimblecivet. Tidings of the New Year?

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Natural Lefty 6 years 25 weeks ago

Hopefully, the activism of you and others can save the Kezar gardens. In any case, I wish you a good year in 2013, James.

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DdC 6 years 25 weeks ago


Write a letter to the Mayor and tell him to save Kezar Gardens! The Recreation and Parks Department have been trying to evict us since 2010. We have fought hard to challenge their unlawful eviction attempts and currently await the ruling of a State Appeals court. Until that time, a local judge has granted us permission to remain at 780 Frederick Street as we have been since 1974. Kezar Gardens is a project of HANC (Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council)

The only other way to reverse this eviction is through Mayor Edwin Lee. Mayor Lee holds the power to overturn the eviction set down by Rec and Park. Write to him and let him know how Kezar Gardens benefits your life and the surrounding community. Let him know how it welcomes a diverse range of people from different ethnic backgrounds and economic classes to come together in the spirit of community and environmental health.


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