Monthly Archives: January 2012

City Meeting About Bernal Hill Trail Restoration – Tonight!

Neighbor Joe Thomas call our attention to things afoot in the park up the hill. The San Francisco Department of Recreation and Parks will hold a meeting about trail improvements on Bernal Hill, tonight (1/25) at 6 pm in the … Continue reading

Posted in Bernal Hill, Events | 7 Comments

Sandbox Bakery’s Spinoff at 903 Cortland Now Open

Tasty news. 903 Cortland, the new spinoff from the tastymakers at Sandbox Bakery, opened this week. The Inside Scoop blog brings the, er, inside scoop: Now open for breakfast and lunch service (with more soon to come) is 903, a … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Food and Drink, New Stuff | 9 Comments

“Everyday Sights” from a Walk Around Bernal Heights

Bernal Neighbor Chuck B. runs a lovely blog called My Back 40 (Feet). He often writes about flora and horticulture, or his travels to distant and exotic lands. But recently he went for a simple walk around the neighborhood. The … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | 3 Comments

House Portrait: Carlos Santana’s House on Mullen

The Mission District usually gets the credit for having been home to Carlos Santana, but the truth of the matter is that Santana commuted to the Mission from Bernal Heights. Specifically, according to longtime Bernal resident Peter Wiley, Santana lived … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrity, History, House Portrait | 25 Comments

Amphibious Creature Discovered In Bernal Heights Back Yard

Neighbor Todd recently put on his pith helmet to embark upon an animal expedition in his back yard. He made a shocking discovery: creepy amphibians! Your recent dispatch on Jerusalem crickets had me wondering what else lived in my yard, … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, Found Things, Nature and Wildlife | 13 Comments

Precita Park to Receive Glamorous Upgrades

Neighbor Demece from┬áPrecita Valley Neighbors brings some happy infrastructure news. It seems that the devotion and hard work of neighborhood volunteers has earned a grant from the City’s Community Opportunity Fund┬áto pay for Precita Park upgrades. Demece explains the details: … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 10 Comments

Get Help Planting a Sidewalk Garden in North Bernal

Neighbor Kim writes that Friends of the Urban Forest is offering assistance to North Bernalistas who want to install sidewalk gardens in front of their homes: Friends of the Urban Forest is doing two sidewalk plantings in Bernal in Feb/Mar … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Plants and Gardening | 6 Comments