By Murray Schneider “Neither rain, nor snow, now sleet, nor hail shall keep the postmen from their appointed rounds,” said Friends of Glen Canyon Park volunteer, Mary Huizinga, while rain pelted down on City gardener Randy Zebell’s Rec and Parks truck as it eased its way along Alms Road. Huizinga had just completed her weekly […]
Archives for May 2011
KiKi Yo, a long-time presence on Chenery St., will be closing its doors July 10 after seven years in Glen Park. In an email, owner Kirklan said “Change Can Be a Good Thing, If You Let it Be: Thank you Thank you Thank you. The loving feedback and kind wishes you’ve all offered these past […]
Capt. Louis Cassanego send a note out on Tuesday saying that he was being transferred to a new assignment as of Saturday and that Captain Daniel Mahoney would take command of Ingleside Station. According to the Examiner, “Mahoney works out of the chief’s office, which handles some of the more public aspects of the job […]
What: DHCA Community Meeting When: Thursday, May 26th, 7pm Where: SF Police Academy Community Room &! nbsp; 350 Amber Drive, just off Duncan Street Dusson Yeung and Manito Velasco of SFMTA will present a traffic study on the main intersection at the Diamond Heights Shopping Center. The study describes several options for improving pedestrian and […]
Michael Waldstein was there as life went on.
The owner of the wildly popular breakfast restaurants Toast (in Noe Valley and on Polk St.) plans to open a coffee bar at 6 Monterey in June. “It’s the first building on Monterey just after it turns at the end of Diamonsays owner Kamal Naser. “It’s right next to Glen Park Chiropractic.” The coffee place […]
The following are Glen Park crimes from the Ingleside Station Newsletter Saturday, May 14, 2011 6:30am, 400 Blk Congo St, Stolen vehicle Sunday, May 15, 2011 4:00pm, 400 Blk Arlington, Theft Officer Gomez responded to the call of a vehicle theft. Victim advised he parked and secured his vehicle and when he returned found the […]
Long-time Glen Park resident and new San Francisco mayor Edwin Lee became a member of the Glen Park Association on Sunday, May 15th. The occasion was the much-anticipated opening of the Glen Park Farmers’ Market. The real question is how Lee and his wife Anita managed to evade GPA’s vigilant Membership Secretaries for all these […]
By Murray Schneider No ‘reading, ‘riting and ‘rithmatic for 21 Miraloma Elementary school children today as they played hooky from their textbooks and devoted their morning to weeding around natives plants they had planted west of Glen Canyon’s Islais Creek last January. Under the supervision of Zoe Burton, an AmeriCorp environmental specialist, and Kay Kirman, […]
by Ashley Hathaway Despite Old Man Winter delivering unseasonal chill and rain just hours before, the first-ever Glen Park Farmers’ Market offically opened at 10am Sunday May 15th in the Glen Park BART parking lot at Bosworth and Diamond Streets. Market goers quickly warmed up to the unique shopping experience a local Farmers’ Market brings, […]
The following are Glen Park crimes from the Ingleside Station Newsletter Monday, May 9 2011 10:00am, 300 Blk Monterey, Vandalism Officers Androvich and Khan were dispatched to a call of a vandalism. Victim advised that someone had been vandalizing his mailbox causing damage so that it could not be opened. Victim advised that the mailbox […]
To celebrate the Glen Park Association Website turning ten years old, we are reposting some of our favorite stories from the last ten years. Photos by Michael Waldstein.
At the Glen Park library, May 18, 6:30 – 7:30.
They were headed towards St. John the Evangelist School, which is holding a Police Appreciation Day.
THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2011, 6:30 – 8:30AM SFRPD and Project Coyote present this special FREE educational event “Living with Coyotes” with Gina Farr of Project Coyotes http://www.projectcoyote.org/index.html County Fair Building 9th Avenue and Martin Luther King Junior Drive, San Francisco, California Accessible, On Site Parking, Restrooms Discover: Coyote behavior, biology, and the beneficial role coyotes […]
“WALL BALL/throw yourself in” A site specific dance for flying hula hoops, balls and jump rope propelling public school activism WHERE: Sunnyside Elementary School Yard Wall, 250 Foerster St (one block south of Monterey Blvd; 7 blocks from Glen Park BART) San Francisco WHEN: May 21-26, 2011 at various times Saturday, May 21 @ 11 […]
By Murray Schneider, Glen Park News On a cold and grey May 11th morning, two Friends of Glen Canyon Park volunteers angled up and then along a canyon slope high above Alms Road, their eyes peeled for elusive purple needle grass. Integrated among California broom and meadow barley, the perennial grass, which looks like a […]
GLEN PARK VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET OPENING SUNDAY MAY 15 BART Parking Lot 10:00 am – 2:00 pm GLEN PARK VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET CEREMONIAL RIBBON CUTTING will commence at 10:30 am on May 15 Guest and Speakers The Honorable Mayor Edwin M. Lee Supervisor Scott Wiener District 8 Ric Lopez President of GPMA John Silveira Director […]
By Bonnee Waldstein, Glen Park News When was the last time anyone heard someone sing the lyric “When the moon hits your eye like a bigga pizza pie — that’s amore!” ?? Those who came to the Sunnyside Conservatory on Friday evening can lay claim to hearing that bit of musical nostalgia, and to taking […]
The following are Glen Park crimes from the Ingleside Station Newsletter Friday, May 6, 2011 9:00am, 200 Blk Whitney St, Vandalism A victim reported that she left her vehicle parked and unattended. Upon her return, she discovered that there were several key marks on both the driver and passenger side of the vehicle. Report 116055860 […]
The following are Glen Park crimes from the Ingleside Station Newsletter Tuesday, May 3, 2011 Nothing in the report from GP Wednesday, May 4, 2011 11:55am, 00 Arlington St, Robbery Officer Preston responded to a report of a robbery. The victim was approached by four suspects who forcibly made him walk several blocks before they […]
Starting on Thanksgiving weekend 2010 and building to a crescendo Valentine’s Day 2011, a Cyclone fence near the corner of Chenery and Diamond has been has steadily and beautifully “blooming” art. It started with a single black and white painted wooden plaque stating, I love you, too, and over the next months blossomed. You […]
May Newsletter Office Phone: 415-554-6968 Email: email@example.com Community Updates Earthquake Preparedness One of my priorities coming into office has been to make sure that the city is prepared for its next major earthquake. This can be seen in my Good Samaritan Rental Law (see below). Another key is making sure that our buildings are more […]
The following are Glen Park crimes from the Ingleside Station Newsletter Saturday, April 30, 2011 1:05pm, Unit blk Joost, DV Arrest Officers Jones and Otaguro responded to a domestic violence disturbance. Reportee stated that a man she resides with had slapped her during an argument they were having. Officers detained the gentleman in another area […]
By Murray Schneider, Glen Park News On a day that hit 80 degrees, volunteer Gary Fie, fighting a head cold, still found a way to contribute to the May 4th Friends of Glen Canyon Park work party. A 46-year veteran of the United States Merchant Marines, Fie spent several hours sewing together torn Recreation and […]
Enjoy the later sunsets and come hear six members of the Aurora Mandolin Ensemble at Sunnyside Conservatory this Friday, May 6. Doors Open at 6, Concert at 7. Light snacks. Suggested Donation $10, but no one turned away. Proceeds go to support music, art, and family programming at Sunnyside Conservatory. Sponsored by Friends of Sunnyside […]
Dear Glen Canyon Park Community, The 2008 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond dedicated $5.8 million to improving Glen Canyon Park. SF Recreation & Parks (RPD) is partnering with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) to design and prioritize a park improvement plan at Glen Canyon Park. We will be holding the 5th community meeting […]
Take a beautiful sunny Sunday, hundreds of neighbors and the efforts of a horde of volunteers and you get an absolutely fantastic Glen Park Festival. Thanks to all the folks who made it possible – what a lovely day! (If you’ve got photos you’d like to share of the festival, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org)
The second annual neighborhood Safety Awareness and Self Defense Class, organized by the Patrol Special group in Glen Park, will be held on Wednesday, May 25. It will be instructed by Ken Craig, President & Grand Master Instructor, Triangle Martial Arts Association, who holds a 9th degree black belt in HapMooseKi-Do and an 8th degree […]
We’re running a little behind here at the Glen Park News, apologies to the amazing group of volunteers who worked on April 23rd to clean up along San Jose Avenue. At its height, there were close to 60 volunteers working with the Dept. of Public Works to clean up the trash-strewn corridor. Multiple neighborhood groups […]