Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Bernal Heights T-Shirt for Fans of Sutro Tower

Amos Goldbaum has made a new t-shirt (or hoodie, or baby onesie) that shows a view of Sutro Tower and Twin Peaks as seen from Bernal Hill.

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Bernalite Matt Stewart Talks About Bernal Heights

One of the things Bernalwood likes to talk about is the way we talk about Bernal Heights. The only thing better, really, is when we can talk about people talking about talk about Bernal Heights. Got that? Because that explains … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Eclipse: A Visual Executive Summary

In case you missed it, here are two local views of last night’s lunar eclipse, which looked haunting and spooky through the occasional clouds that passed over Bernal Heights. Photos: Top, Bhautik Joshi. Bottom, Cassidy Curtis

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Time Machine: Motoring on Bernal Heights Boulevard, 1953

Another gem from the Cushman Collection at Indiana University. Notice how the western portion of Bernal Heights Boulevard — the part that’s now closed to cars — was open to them then.

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Local Cartographer Creates “Islands of San Francisco” Map

Burrito Justice, the uppity chief spokesperson for the uppity La Lenguans, has created a pleasing new map of San Francisco that brings linear order to our nonlinear city and geographic clarity to anyone who simply has a hard time keeping … Continue reading

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Crime Blotter: Thievery on Cortland Street

Via bernalsafe comes news of a string of thefts on Cortland that took place last Thursday, December 16, as reported in the Captain’s Newsletter of the SFPD’s Ingelside Station: 06:20 pm 400 blk Cortland Theft, from Building Officers Yuen and … Continue reading

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Space Aliens Visit Precita Avenue and Donate a Christmas Tree

Did anyone notice a spaceship hovering over Precita Avenue, just west of Folsom? (There’s been no mention of it among the excitable crowd at bernalsafe.) And if so, did you happen to see it beam a Christmas tree into this … Continue reading

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