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, […]
For details on the murder of Glen Park resident Leo Hainzl last Memorial Day morning, see: Glen Park Mourns Lost Neighborhood Fixture Follow up on murder of Leo Hainzl The Glen Park Association has received a further update on this case from Assistant District Attorney Brian Bringardner. In addition to being a prosecutor, Bringardner has […]
Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and SF Chronicle columnist Heather Knight recently paid an unscheduled visit to Hilary and Mike Schiraldi. Hilary is the new president of the Glen Park Association and Mike is a longtime housing activist. Supervisor Mandelman is sponsoring legislation to limit the size of “monster homes” and allow fourplex housing close to transit […]
You’re invited to the virtual Glen Park Association Winter Meeting! Thursday, January 28, 2021, 7:00 pm Participation via Zoom – Register here for the link. Agenda Glen Park Association officer election You must be a Glen Park Association member to vote. Candidate slate: President: Hilary Schiraldi Vice President: Heather World Treasurer: Dennis Mullen Communications secretary: […]
The Winter 2020 edition of the Glen Park News is ready for your digital reading pleasure! Log-on for your socially distanced, COVID-safe reading on: Bus-only lanes coming to Glen Park The latest news on the Detroit Street Steps and mural project, and Updates from Supervisor Rafael Mandelman and the Glen Park School PTO As with […]
Click here for the more readable web version. D8 Newsletter – August 2020 Kicking off the AIDS 2020 Virtual Conference by hanging panels of the AIDS Memorial Quilt from the Mayor’s Balcony at City Hall on July 6th. The tradition of hanging panels from the balcony dates back to the early days of the […]
For its summer quarterly meeting, the Glen Park Association has joined the Diamond Heights Community Association and Upper Noe Neighbors to present an area-wide meeting: Public Safety: Where We are Now and Where We are Going Featuring San Francisco Police Department Chief Bill Scott, Ingleside Station Captain Christopher Woon and District 8 Supervisor Rafael Mandelman. […]
The Glen Park Association is proud to co-host the upcoming joint town hall with Assemblymember David Chiu and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman! They’ll be discussing K-12 education, navigating childcare, support for workers & small businesses, and Q&A! Please RSVP here and submit your questions here. The details for the town hall are as follows: Virtual Town Hall […]
Here’s the latest update from Supervisor Mandelman. Read the newsletter here.
Supervisor Mandelman has put together helpful information for San Franciscans coping with the COVID-19 crisis. Read the Newsletter here.
Photos by Michael Waldstein The quarterly meeting had a great turnout – folks were anxious to hear from several local leaders who came to give updates and hear about neighborhood concerns. First up– Introducing Ingleside Captain Christopher Woon: Captain Chris Woon made his first appearance since assuming his position at the Ingleside Station. Born and […]
The Planning Commission will consider parking legislation that will directly affect the Kern Street lot this Thursday, and in a reversal of course, the Planning Department is now urging the Commission to keep the lot permissible for parking. Supervisor Rafael Mandelman’s legislation broadly re-orients the Planning Code away from parking and toward people outside their […]
D8 Newsletter – October 2019 Speaking at the September General Members meeting of the Upper Noe Neighbors. WHAT’S NEW Homelessness update: Our office is working every day to address the crisis on our streets. Here’s what we’ve been up to lately. Treatment on Demand: Late last month, I held a hearing on the City’s progress implementing […]
What does this image have in common with local SF government? Senator Scott Wiener and Supervisor Rafael Mandelman will be presenting a legislative update — and pumpkin carving (at no taxpayer expense)! Learn about the 2019 California legislative agenda, ask questions and share your 2020 priorities. October 19, 2019, 1 – 4 pm […]
There seemed to be a lot of new faces at the meeting at the Rec Center on July 25. Maybe they wanted to hear and speak to Supervisor Mandelman, or find out the latest in the Kern alley saga, or broaden their vision of the future with the presentation on autonomous vehicles in San […]
To celebrate the Glen Park Association Website turning ten years old, we are reposting some of our favorite stories from the last ten years. Eric Whittington, proprietor of Glen Park’s Bird & Beckett Books, was honored at City Hall on Tuesday with a commendation from Supervisor Rafael Mandelman. (Or “Condemnation,” as Whittington accidentally referred to […]
Forwarded from Upper Noe Neighbors: Mark your calendars – Join your neighbors in lively discussion of neighborhood and city-wide issues. Recology – how to keep SF the greenest city in America? What’s in store. Share your insight and offer Recology feedback on the services that they provide. SB50 Just The Facts – SF Planning […]
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 Bonnee Waldstein The Glen Park Association meets, greets, and signs up lots of new members! Shameless plug! Join or renew your Glen Park Association membership here. The Glen Park […]
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 […]
If you missed meeting Supervisor Mandelman at the last Glen Park Association Meeting, here’s another chance — attend the Diamond Heights Community Meeting Sept. 15.
Rafael Mandelman is preparing to take office as Glen Park’s new District 8 representative on the Board of Supervisors after he won the recent election in a landslide with 60 percent of the vote, besting incumbent Supervisor Jeff Sheehy. Mandelman is expected to take the oath of office in July, once results of the June […]
To Resilient Diamond Heights Workgroup and Other Interested Persons, Resilient Diamond Heights is delighted that Supervisor Rafael Mandelman will host a meeting with City Officials concerning wildfire mitigation in our neighborhood parks and evacuation planning on Saturday, Sept. 8 at 2 pm at the SF Police Academy. Supervisor Mandelman has confirmed attendance by representatives of the […]
DIAMOND/BOSWORTH INTERSECTION UPDATE First up was Britt Tanner, senior engineer with the Sustainable Streets program of SFMTA. She came to speak about the recent Diamond and Bosworth signal update. “I’m going to try and stay clear of history,” she said lightheartedly – and preemptively. Changes to the troubled intersection began in 2015 and are focused […]
The Glen Park Association has a packed program for our upcoming quarterly meeting. In addition to Supervisor Mandelman, we have several other guests and topics. Here’s a chance to have your voice heard on issues affecting Glen Park! Thursday, July 26 7:00-9:00 PM Glen Park Recreation Center AGENDA: SFMTA – Diamond & Bosworth intersection update […]