Photos by Marian Dalere It’s been a year since volunteers have been participating in monthly cleanups of the commercial and public spaces in Glen Park and, oh, what a difference! The first cleanup was in May 2022. Vince Yuen has built volunteer brigades all over the city through his RefuseRefuse organization, along with TogetherSF. Today, […]
No Drain on Your Time
What takes ten minutes and potentially saves you and your neighbors thousands of dollars? Adopt a Drain, San Francisco’s program that charges volunteers with clearing storm drains so they won’t clog and flood! Perks beyond earning the good will of your neighbors: you get to name your drain, and the name shows up on the […]
Refuse Refuse in GP 5/15
Refuse Refuse in Glen Park Let’s keep the green alive! Join the Glen Park Association and the Glen Park Merchants Association to refuse refuse in Glen Park. Sunday May 15, 2022 10am to 12pm Meet at Critter Fritters (670 Chenery) Post cleanup refreshments at Critter Fritter Sign Up Here Teams will fan out to […]
Celebration 2/26 – Arlington Path/Bernal Cut Path
It’s time to celebrate! Join us in recognizing the amazing work of our city partners, our art partners, our gardeners and our refuse reclaimers who are turning the two sides of San Jose Avenue into a clean greenbelt. When: Saturday February 26, 2022 1-2pm Where: Richland Ave Bridge @ the Bernal Cut Path (across […]
Christopher Park Playground Opens After Remodel
Playground photos courtesy of SF Rec & Park George Christopher Playground in Diamond Heights has reopened after a near two-year, $5.2 million renovation and park improvement project. The 6.8 acre park is tucked between the Diamond Heights Shopping Center and the northeastern rim of Glen Canyon. The park improvements include a new playground, resurfaced pathways, […]
Call to volunteer: Rec and Park Trail Corps!
Calling all trail fans! Do you love hiking trails in San Francisco? Want to be part of the team that builds and maintains your favorite trails in the city? The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department’s Urban Trails Program invites you to join us in a kick-off volunteer work party, where you will gain valuable […]
Next Greenway work party coming soon!
Hello friends and supporters of the Glen Park Greenway, Our next work party will be on Saturday February 16! I hope that you’ll be able to join us. We’ll start at 9:00 – there’ll be coffee waiting for you Meet at the top of the Chilton Ave cul-de-sac beside 88 Chilton Ave. We’ll stop at […]
Glen Park Association winter meeting rundown
The quarterly meeting of the Glen Park Association took place on Thursday, January 17, at the Glen Canyon Park recreation center. Here are some highlights. Supervisor Mandelman: Rafael Mandelman presented a legislative update and engaged in a Q & A for the first time since being sworn in as District 8 Supervisor. While declaring this […]
Urban Angels helps homeless people in our neighborhood
Hello Champions of Human Rights and Social Justice, Urban Angels SF offers events and projects in our neighborhood to help homeless people. There are many ways you can help! Please see the information below for the “Sort and Fold Pot Luck” of donated clothing on Aug. 30 at Nelson Barry’s law office in the Diamond Heights […]
Join the Greening of Glen Park
The Glen Park Greenway needs more volunteer waterers. Would you join us? The Greenway is an undeveloped public open space that many of us use as a green and pleasant way to walk between Glen Park village and Glen Canyon Park. Last December we planted about fifty trees along the Greenway and this month we […]
Two – Count ’em – Greenway Events!
We have some upcoming work days on the Greenway, so please attend if you can and feel free to spread the word. We can always use more hands. * Saturday, August 11, 9 AM-12 PM: We’ll have a Greenway Work Party to prepare the planting sites for new shrubbery – yeah! We’ll be working on […]
Mayor Breed honors Fix-It Team volunteers and throws more money into the program
Since last year, the Fix-It Team, initiated by Mayor Lee, has been busy in Glen Park, beautifying neglected open spaces. With the help of neighborhood volunteers and seven city agencies, the team has worked on clearing the Greenway and, more recently, made a big effort to clear trash and vegetation from the pathway along Arlington […]
Extra, Extra, Read All About It!
Help keep the Glen Park News coming straight to your doorstep 4 times a year! It’s easy — volunteer to help get the newspaper delivered Glen Park-wide. Get some fresh air and meet your neighbors by becoming a bona fide Glen Park News carrier! The newspaper is published four times a year (March, June, September and […]
Glen Park Greenway Cleanup!
Save the date! Our next Greenway clean-up will be held Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to noon. Meet us at the end of the Chilton cul-de-sac. We’ll have coffee beforehand and lunch sandwiches afterward. What will we do? This time around, we’ll focus on weeding around the new trees and acorn shoots, and devote […]