To GPA members – Support Prop B and help get out the vote Proposition B – the Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bonds measure will support park improvements across San Francisco and fund the completion of the Glen Canyon Park Improvement Plan. The measure will complement the $6 million already committed to the Rec Center […]
Archives for September 2012
By Murray Schneider The Glen Park volunteers had already spent two hours Wednesday morning using three-pronged rakes or unraveled by hand hundreds of invasive Cape ivy tendrils. Enthusiasm undiminished, Recreation and Parks Natural Areas Program manager Rachel Kesel checked her watch and told the group “I think we still have time to pull pokeweed.” Kesel […]
Ric Lopez, president of the Glen Park Merchants Association, reports “We have had fires in the Village Merchant District… GLEN PARK MAIL DEPOT, GLEN PARK MARKET AND CITIBANK have been involved in fires set in or in front of their business. If you see anything suspicious, please notify the police. THANK YOU “ Flaming newspapers rammed into […]
The drain in front of our house backed up last week and stuff straight out of our toilet began spewing onto the sidewalk. I called a plumber who told me it was the city’s issue because it was their side of the drain. I called 311 and (I am not kidding) ten minutes later the […]
By Murray Schneider If you liked the short-lived series Pan Am, we have a neighbor who lived it – one who fought and won rights stewardesses in that show could only dream of. Edith Lauterbach, who has lived on the corner of Diamond and Arbor Streets since 1975, spent her working life flying in airplanes. […]
from a Sunnyside neighbor: Bird found near City College tests positive for West Nile Virus Please see attached Press Release from SF Department of Public Health. DPH has identified a bird found near City College on September 11th that tested positive for West Nile Virus. The good news is that San Francisco has never had a […]
The space shuttle Endeavor flew over San Francisco at just past 9:30 this morning. Several Glen Park residents got some shots as it flew over on its way to a museum in Los Angeles. Here’s the Chron’s story.
The City and County of San Francisco is did a facebook poll on people’s favorite neighborhood festival, and Glen Park Festival was #1 at 37%! (next closest is the Asian Heritage festival at 19%). https://www.facebook.com/SF?v=app_68682102181
By Murray Schneider A fallen limb from a eucalyptus tree greeted Friends of Glen Canyon volunteers and their supervising gardener, Rachel Kesel, Wednesday morning as they prepared to begin a round of weekly tasks. During the night the limb had separated from the trunk of a towering gum tree, one of its branches now lying […]
This year’s 2012 Moto Melee was again celebrated at Chenery Park restaurant on Monday night. Lots of older model and classic sports cars.
We weren’t the only ones who saw yesterday’s double rainbow. Here’s the Chronicle’s shot from AT&T.
Greetings to All…. Please join us for our quarterly work day on Saturday, Sept, 22nd from 9 AM till 12 noon. We will pull weeds and do whatever our Fearless Leader, probably Gardener Bob, recommends. There will be a wedding at 2 PM that day, and you may be sure our efforts will be appreciated. […]