COMMUNITY MEETING Hosted by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 6:30-8 p.m. Glen Park Elementary School 151 Lippard Street (near the Glen Park BART Station) The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which operates Muni, invites you to join fellow residents and business owners to discuss proposed transportation improvement projects presented […]
Archives for October 2009
The gentlemen installing these said they were Verizon cell antennas, to better reception. However, isn’t that supposed to be a piece of art they’re attaching them to?
The wild parrots of San Francisco were taking a rest from flight in a pine tree in Glen Park on Wednesday. They’re cute, but noisy, says Glen Park News writer Ashley Hathaway, who got this photo.
October 21, 2009 Former Mayor Willie Brown will be the guest of honor during an invitation-only event Sunday at the famous Bob Pritikin Mansion in Noe Valley. As masters of ceremonies, Brown and former ad-executive Pritikin will unveil and celebrate “the world’s largest mural portrait, fifty feet by eighteen feet, displaying some seventy famous and […]
Friends of the Urban Forest to hold street tree planting event in Glen Park neighborhood San Francisco, CA- October 23, 2009 – Greening organization Friends of the Urban Forest is currently preparing for their upcoming street tree planting event in Glen Park. The planting will take place on Saturday, December 12. Residents can purchase a […]
CHILDREN’S HEALTH AND SAFETY FAIR Saturday, October 24th, 10:00 – 2:00 The Diamond Heights Children’s Health and Safety Fair is a community event that has been organized to bring you useful resources relating to the health and safety of the children, youth, and young adults in our community. Come on out, get some resources, enjoy […]
Chris Thorman spotted our resident coyote during the geology walk hosted by the Friends of Glen Canyon Park on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2009 and got this photo. There have been reports that she’s got a den and two cubs as well.
Marian Dalere of the Dalere Salon got this great picture of St. John’s students at the bus stop at Diamond and Chenery Streets doing their best to avoid the deluge we had on Oct. 19th
Well-placed sources tell the Glen Park News that after 30 years, Yet Wah, the venerable if dated Chinese restaurant at the Diamond Heights shopping mall, is closing, probably next month. Once (still?) home to a thriving karaoke scene, Yet Wah also runs the little dim sum take-away stall on the ground floor next to Safeway. […]
Glen Park Recreation Center Fall Drop In Courses 70 Elk Street, San Francisco 415-337-4705 October 19, 2009 to November 20, 2009 No pre-registration is necessary! Early Childhood Development Mondays: Pitter Patter Painters*: 10:00 to 11:00 ages 2 to 5 Children and caregivers are given the opportunity to paint and create master pieces using a variety […]
PARK NEWS a publication by Sunnyside Park Families & Neighbors October 2009 Sunnyside Park Clubhouse Opening Celebration Saturday, November 7 The completed Sunnyside Playground & Park Clubhouse renovation will be celebrated by the neighborhood on November 7, 11:00 AM—2:00 PM; Ribbon Cutting at 11:30. Activities will be available for full-family fun in as many areas […]
We Apologize For Noise In Your Neighborhood October 16, 2009 Dear BART Neighbor: Beginning Friday, October 23 at 3:00am through Monday, October 26 at 3:00am BART will operate a generator to provide alternate power to the Glen Park BART station so PG&E can safely complete necessary retrofit work. All regular power to the Glen Park […]
For those who might be away from home, check your basements tonight.
Friends of the Urban Forest invites Glen Park residents interested in planting trees or who have worked with FUF before. (They are inviting folks from the surrounding neighborhoods as well.) According to the evite, they have a planting scheduled for December, as well as new ideas for getting more trees in the ‘hood. The meeting […]
SFMTA will host an information/update meeting on the Glen Park Community Plan Environmental Impact Report process on Wednesday November 4, 2009 from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Glen Park Elementary School (151 Lippard Street). This meeting will focus on the proposed transportation improvement project from the 2003 Plan. Contact Kim Walton for more information at (415) […]
Sent to the Glen Park Association: Hello, I’m writing to give you an update on where the SFMTA is at with the Extended Meter Hours study we worked on over the summer for extending the hours of operation of parking meters. I wanted to make sure that you knew that the study will be presented […]
From Carolyn Deacy, the safety officer for the Glen Park Association: I was asked, by a Miguel Street resident, to post this, to make everyone aware of the suspicious activity. Several residents of Miguel St. have recently witnessed suspicious activity: a 30-ish Hispanic man driving a late 80’s Honda Accord, rings the doorbell or knocks […]
You might have though a game of garbage can soccer was being played by invisible giants throughout Glen Park this morning as extremely strong winds pushed newly-emptied garbage cans up and down the streets, sometimes blocking sidewalks and intersections. The San Francisco Chronicle reports that backed-up drains and gutters briefly shut down 280 at Monterey […]
GPA – October 13 Meeting at the Glen Canyon Rec Center Greg Gaar, activist, historian, collector, will present a slide lecture: Natural History of San Francisco and Glen Park, Mt. Davidson and Twin Peaks Greg has given his slide talks on San Francisco history and Glen Park before. This will be another great evening. AGENDA […]
http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/10/04/BAGK19VTST.DTL The San Francisco Chronicle’s Urban Design writer, John King, thinks very highly of the Glen Park BART: “With a name like Brutalism, it’s no wonder this blunt strain of modernism never caught on with the public. Yet the movement produced such evocative works as this BART station, where the shadowy charge comes from the […]
If you’re one of those cooks who dreams of a really good edge on your knives but despairs of ever honing them to such sharpness yourself, take heart! Saucy Joe has added Glen Park to his six-week schedule of mobile knife and scissor-sharpening. While many in the neighborhood swear by the knife sharpening service at […]
The Neighborhood Parks Council does a monthly column about local parks. This month Glen Park is in the spotlight… http://www.sfnpc.org/ilovemypark1009 I Love My Park: October 2009 Welcome to “I Love My Park”, NPC’s monthly column featuring interviews with people all over the city talking about the personal connections they feel to parks in San Francisco. […]