Monthly Archives: October 2011

Looking East and West from Bernal Hill

More iPhone photography goodness. Yesterday Rudy Hernandez took these two back-to-back photos, looking east and west from Bernal Hill. Makes a nice little diptych, eh? PHOTOS: Rudy_Ray (Rudy Hernandez)

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Metaphor Alert: Bernal Hill in a Bubble

Reader Julie created this cool image of Bernal Hill encased in a bubble. Could it possibly somehow perhaps be a metaphor for our neighborhood’s close-knit familiarity and penchant for self-referential narrative? Maybe? Naaaah. PHOTO: scathac1961

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WTF? Ugly Pile of Trash Dumped on Bernal Hill Reminds Us That Such Ugliness Was Once Very Common

Reader Tony, who captured this grim photo on the north side of Bernal Hill on Sunday morning, asks: WTF?¬†Too poor to pay the dump fee, so we dump it @ Bernal Hill? What’s SF coming to? WTF is right. (CUE: … Continue reading

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New Music Video Features Bernal Heights, a Bus, and Fishnets

Pinched Nerve has a new music video called “Back Door Step Down” that will appeal to fans of Bernal Heights, public transit, and guys who wear fishnets: I wrote a song about riding the bus then shot the video on … Continue reading

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The Bernal Dads Racing Team Is Off to the Races (With a New Sponsor) This Weekend

Well, they got it done. It wasn’t easy, or pretty, but those handy fellas from Bernal Dads Racing managed to successfully transplant a new engine inside the old hulk of “The Whale,” their battle-scarred Volvo 240 race car. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Golden Boy Enjoys a Golden Evening on Bernal Hill

Check out this beautiful photo by Neighbor Adel, who published it on her Project 365 blog: My golden boy on Bernal hill at sunset. Alert readers might also recognize this handsome young man as a San Francisco Giants fan with … Continue reading

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Pretty Home on Precita Sells Pretty Quickly at Pretty Price

For Bernal Heights homeowners, here’s an interesting (and encouraging) data point. The 3BR, 3BA house at 315 Precita, on the north side of Precita Park just east of Folsom, just sold for $1,275,000. Realtor Sabrina Gee-Shin says: Everything about 315 … Continue reading

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