Monthly Archives: June 2012

Let Us Now Celebrate Bernalwood’s Spectacular Light

Yesterday turned out to be rather lovely. Warm sun and fluffy clouds. Not too hot and not too chilly. Most striking of all, though, the spectacular clear light made everything look electric and vibrant. Here are two random photos from … Continue reading

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Paging Reverend Lovejoy: 1960s Church For Sale on Norwich

There’s a church for sale at 30 Norwich, just south of Precita Park: 6,213 square feet on two floors. 7,425 square foot parcel. 4,300 square foot parking lot. Dining Hall, kitchen, deck, study room, child care room, seats over 200 … Continue reading

Posted in Real Estate | 10 Comments

Aviation Disaster at the Alemany Flea Market

There was a big plane crash at the Alemany Flea Market last Sunday. Sprawling across several display tables, one of the merchants was selling dozens and dozens and dozens of scale plastic model airplanes. The models had all come from … Continue reading

Posted in Found Things, Photography, Transportation | 2 Comments

Fashion Report: Photos from the 2012 Summer Solstice Stroll

Cortland was the place to see and be seen last night, as the Citizens of Bernal Heights took to the street during the 2012 Summer Solstice Stroll. Photojournalist Adrian Mendoza was on the scene, and he filed these stylish photos … Continue reading

Posted in Cortland, Events, Merchants | 5 Comments

Before and After: Backstage During the Curb Appeal Home Makeover on Bocana

Bernalwood is all about the celebrity star-sightings, so you probably remember when we told you about the home on Bocana that was getting a big makeover as part of a reality TV show called Curb Appeal. The project and the … Continue reading

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Your SFPD Crime Summary for June, 2012: A Sergeant Shortage, Register Your Bike, and Illegal Dumping CSI

Neighbor Sarah, who valiantly covers the Bernalwood Crime Beat, attended the SFPD’s Ingleside Station Chief’s Meeting this week (so you didn’t have to). Here’s her invaluable summary of the latest Bernal Heights crime news: RNotes from Ingleside Community Meeting, 6/19/12 … Continue reading

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Who Is Leaving Anonymous, Passive-Aggressive Notes On Coleridge?

Neighbor Ellen wonders WTF: I’d love to know who is leaving these notes on our houses on Coleridge. They appeared on houses between the mini-park and Fair Avenue sometime early this morning (or very late last night). One of my … Continue reading

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