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There are fewer tent encampments in SF
By Trisha Thadani and Dominic Fracassa
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Smart waste receptacles installed at 5 Castro locations
by Hoodline
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Castro homeless program sees results
By Matthew S. Bajko
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Walking the Christmas Beat with Castro Cares
By Davia-Elijah Nahmod, Hoodline
December 26, 2015
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Elementary Students write name for chalk AIDS memorial
December 1, 2015
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Andrea Aiello works to build Castro/Upper Market Neighborhood Identity
By Alisa Scerrato
November 27, 2015
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San Francisco is changing the face of AIDS treatment around the world
By Donal McNeil Jr.
October 5, 2015

Pink Saturday Update
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Castro Cares in the News
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S.F. area’s LGBT population tops survey; San Jose near bottom
By Hamed Aleaziz and Steve Rubenstein
Saturday, March 21, 2015
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Castro Cares Program is Up & Running
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Castro Street Improvement Project Ribbon-Cutting 

Castro Street Improvement Project
Halloween is new deadline for Castro Street project
By Matthew S. Bajko
Bay Area Reporter | October, 2, 2014
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Announcing Castro Cares – Addressing Quality of Life in the Castro & Upper Market
Under the leadership of the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District, a coalition of neighborhood groups will bring additional, dedicated resources to the Castro/Upper Market from the San Francisco Department of Public Health, the San Francisco Police Department, and the Patrol Special Police.
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Can a coat of paint hide a chain store? Can McDonald’s become Castro Hamburgers?
By Tim Redmond
SFGate | August 22, 2014
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Business Briefs: Castro groups survey gay district’s retailneeds
By Matthew S. Bajko
SFGate | August 14, 2014
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New housing pushes Market Street partway toward proud potential
By John King
SFGate | July 20, 2014
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The Shop In the Castro Social Media Campaign Spread the News to 4500 People and the Campaign Has a Winner!
4,500 people viewed the Shop In the Castro social media campaign! Congratulations to Donna @downtowndonna, winner of the Castro Pride package. Thank you to the generous merchants who donated to the Castro Pride Package: Castro Coffee, Cliff’s Variety, Citizen Clothing, BodySF, HRC Store, Swirl On Castro, MudPuppy’s, Harvey’s, and The Cove.

Shop_Castro_CongratsLeft to right: Shane Martin, Manger HRC Store (575 Castro St.); Donna; Ken White, Manager Books Inc (2275 Market) & CBD Board Member; Andrea Aiello, Executive Director Castro CBD

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