Manhal Jweinat, owner of Higher Grounds Coffee House has applied for a parklet in front of his business on Chenery and Diamond. Someone has contested the application, so there will be a hearing Wednesday, September 30, at 9 a.m. in City Hall, Room 400. Attend to show your support or opposition. You can also write […]
Archives for August 2015
Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 7:00pm 500 Blk Chenery Vandalism Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 6:00pm 100 Blk Acadia Personation Friday, July 3rd, 2015 Nothing to report from Glen Park. Saturday, July 4th, 2015 Nothing to report from Glen Park. Sunday, July 5th, 2015 Nothing to report from Glen Park. Monday, July 6th, 2015 10:00pm Unit Blk […]
Story and photos by Murray Schneider I didn’t know Jimmy Ryan all that well. I’d see him on the Fridays I dropped by Bird & Beckett, to catch his ensemble serving up bebop at the bookstore. On the second Friday of each month, Jimmy sat at the rear of Eric Whittington’s stage, leaning over his […]
By Janet Kessler San Francisco has several dozen coyotes living in the city, mostly in nuclear families. They’re in all of our major parks. Because most folks in San Francisco have dogs or cats, and because there are pups in some of the parks — pups would be about 4 months old now — it […]
Remember that SFMTA is hosting another meeting about the San Jose Avenue Road Diet on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 6 p.m., Glen Park Elementary School. Caltrans and MUNI Forward will also attend. These are the notes I took at last week’s meeting; they are not official minutes. August 13, 2015 SFMTA/GPA meeting regarding SJA road […]
Local photographer Anthony Powell found this fairy lair along the trail to Silver Tree in Glen Canyon Park. It’s up on the hill in the end of a fallen stump. There are two similar fairy doors in Golden Gate Park. There’s some speculation that a fairy clan has moved to San Francisco and that different families are […]
A note from Eric at Bird & Beckett… Bring letters for Paul’s landlord! And bring flowers or cookies or some such for Paul & Jennie Park! This Saturday (8/15) from 10 a.m. to noon, come by Buddies Market at the corner of Diamond & Chenery in Glen Park to let Paul and Jennie know that you’re in their corner. […]
Here’s the latest from SFMTA regarding the work on the Diamond/Bosworth intersection: Our tentative completion date for the existing work left on the project is mid-September. As you probably have noticed, there are new traffic lights and poles installed at the intersection. We are waiting for PG&E to assist us switch the traffic light/signal system […]
Glen Park Greenway Community Meeting with the SFPUC Date: Thursday, August 20, 2015 Time: 6:30-8:00 p.m. Location: St John School gym at 925 Chenery Street (enter from Chenery Street via playground) Topic: Watershed Planning for Islais Creek The Glen Park Association is pleased to host a presentation by Rosey Jencks of SFPUC who […]
A charming makeshift memorial to Cecil the Lion, found in the back of Glen Canyon below Touquoise Way on August 9, 2015.
To celebrate the Glen Park Association Website turning ten years old, we are reposting some of our favorite stories from the last ten years. Fernando Aguilar took a minute or two to suit up on the former J. Eugene McAteer High School gridiron. The field, now home to the School Farm at the Academy of […]
Story and photos by Stephen Labovsky Fish were trending in Glen Park Village this week. Fish? Yep, fish. On Monday, Critter Fritters had a new window display, and the theme was fish! Tony, Fritter’s manager, told me that one of his customers volunteered to design this whimsical window, called “Life In A Fish Bowl.” Across […]
A Quieter Future: a free public outreach conference on Community Noise and Natural Quiet that will take place at the Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, August 10th, 8:30am-4pm. The conference will feature 12 different speakers from a variety of fields who will explain how noise negatively affects adults, children, birds & marine life, and discuss […]
Monday, June 15th, 2015 5:21pm Unit Blk Circular Recovered Vehicle 10:42pm 300 Blk Roanoke Warrant Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 3:00pm 300 Blk Joost Stolen Vehicle Wednesday, June 17th, 2015 12:31pm 200 Blk Whitney Recovered Vehicle Thursday, June 18th, 2015 9:26pm Bosworth/Elk Traffic Collision Friday, June 19th, 2015 10:30am 2800 Blk Diamond Recovered Vehicle 12:26pm 200 […]
A tree lost a limb that feel on a car on the 2500 block of Diamond Street on Aug. 2, 2015. While the car was damaged, no people were injured. Photo by Joseph Ong.