From Murray Schneider, Glen Park News correspondent: Led by their teacher Eliza Shepard, a class of San Francisco State University biology students posed for a photograph preparatory to beginning a trek through Glen Canyon Park on Wednesday, September 29th. Their undergraduate class, “World of Plants,” studies California native plants, which the students found in abundance […]
Archives for September 2010
The All Seasons restaurant at Diamond Heights held a grand opening Saturday afternoon, complete with lion dancers and firecrackers. According to the sign the restaurant features dim sum, lunch and dinner.
Courtesy of the San Francisco Unified School District. Of especial note to Glen Park Parents is the outlines of the Glen Park and Sunnyside attendance areas. They forgot, in doing the map the first time, that there are multiple pedestrian bridges over San Jose/280 and that kids from very close to Glen Park Elementary can […]
From our excellent summer intern, Kristy Hamilton. Please watch here.
NERT has new partners in disaster preparedness. The DPCA*. The Disaster Preparedness Coalition for Animals (DPCA) thinks everyone should be prepared for a disaster. If you have a pet, make them a part of your disaster preparedness plans. To learn more about this new partnership and how to prepare your pet for a disaster, please […]
Hello! Thank you to all who attended the Glen Park Community Plan meeting Tuesday night at St. John’s Elementary School. We found the event very productive and are happy to begin the conversation with you all on what the Final Plan will look like. This was the first discussion and definitely NOT the last. We […]
Thanks to Elizabeth Olson on the Excelsior Parents list for this update. In its initial creation of neighborhood elementary school assignment patterns, the San Francisco Public School District considered Interstate 280 to be an impenetrable barrier – forgetting that there are several pedestrian overpasses and underpasses that allow children to walk to schools on the […]
This from alert neighbor Mike in Glen Park: ==== Did anyone else find an official-looking piece of paper attached to your house today entitled, “COMMUNITY NOTICE”? At first glance, it appears to be an official posting from the city. And a scary one at that, between the all-uppercase title and a first paragraph declaring that, […]
Captain’s Message: Lately, I have been writing about “Neighborhood Heroes.” Neighborhood heroes are residents who see suspicious activity and report it to the police. Here is another example of a hero: On Thursday, September 9, 2010 at 11:30 in the morning, our hero walked out of his home and saw two persons wearing black hooded […]
Date: Sept.18th 9 am – noon Please Join Us for a Work Day at the Sunnyside Conservatory · We will have a gardener from R&P to guide us. · Tools and gloves will be provided. · Simple refreshments available. Please wear long sleeves! We have a stand of spiny weeds to remove (Echium vulgare). In […]
Glen Park Community Plan September 14th, 2010 Tuesday, 6:30-8:30 PM St. John’s Elementary School Auditorium 925 Chenery Street (Btw. Chilton & Burnside) The Planning Department has prepared an updated draft of the Glen Park Community Plan based on discussions with the Glen Park community over the past year. We are holding a meeting to distribute […]
It’s the Countdown to the 5K Fun Run/Walk for SAFEty! With just 3 weeks left until race day, here are 3 great reasons why you should participate: 1. Enhance your awareness of personal and family safety, while joining forces with your community and the SFPD 2. Spend a Sunday afternoon getting some exercise, eating good […]