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(Formerly No North Beach Dig)

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Why donate to Save North Beach Village?

We are a group of North Beach residents and businesses who want Muni to reconsider their plans for the Pagoda Option. This is not part of the Central Subway Phase 2 from CalTrain to Chinatown. It includes excavating a huge shaft next to Washington Square and an access shaft behind the Bank of America at Green Street near Columbus Ave. If this project goes forward all we would get are several years of grief during the construction and no subway station or other benefit as a result.

Recently, a federal lawsuit was filed against the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA or "Muni"). The lawsuit Complaint asks to delete the Pagoda Option because it infringes historic buildings and parks and because there is a reasonable alternative — do the work at the Chinatown Station. The lawsuit will be expensive but an invaluable investment in the future of the historic North Beach neighborhood.

To donate to legal expenses

Write a check to the attorneys:

Dentons US LLP
Write on your check "NYost No NB Dig," and mail to:
Save North Beach Village
PO Box 330217
San Francisco, CA 94133

Or, make a credit card payment as shown below.

To donate to campaign expenses

To date we have expenses for:

  • Printing flyers and handouts
  • Printing and mailing costs for flyers and donation envelopes

Please consider donating $25, $50, or whatever you can to help cover campaign expenses.


  • To donate by check, send to "Lance Carnes - Save North Beach Village", PO Box 330217, San Francisco, CA 94133. Include your email address with the check and we will send a receipt.
  • To donate by credit card or PayPal click here (Note: you do not need to have a PayPal account to use this option)

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Web site updated September 7, 2014;