Author Archives: Todd_Lappin

Medical Examiner’s Report in Alex Nieto Case Details 10+ Gunshot Wounds, Mental Health History, Taser Discharge

After a long and disgraceful delay, the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s office finally released its report on the March 21 officer-involved shooting death of Bernal resident Alex Nieto on Bernal Hill.  Yet in the style of a politician or corporate bigwig who seeks … Continue reading

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Just Our Style: Hear the New Song from Bernal Native J.Quest

A few weeks ago, Bernalwood received a charming shout-out on the Twitter: @Bernalwood hey would you be interested in hearing some hip hop from a bernal heights native ? — J.Quest (@J_Quizzy) August 21, 2014 Love that. “Hell yeah” was … Continue reading

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See the Bernal Hill Players on Sunday — For Free!

Ready to get your chamber music on? The price is right to see the Bernal Hill Players this weekend, on Sunday, September 14 at 4:00 the Community Music Center on Capp Street. BHP shares the big news: The Bernal Hill … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning: Cleanup Party in Precita Park

When you look down at Precita Park from the safety and climate-contolled comfort of the Google Earth blimp, it looks… Peaceful. Pristine. Like an urban oasis. Actually, when you look at Precita Park from street level, it looks pretty damn awesome … Continue reading

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This is America’s Most Badass Volvo Station Wagon, and It’s from Bernal Heights

This weekend, those grease-stained fathers from the Bernal Dads Racing team will depart Bernal Heights to compete at the Thunderhill Park Raceway in scenic Willows, California. That’s where they plan to race The Whale — their battle-scarred Volvo 240 station wagon — in yet … Continue reading

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Hear Tim and Erin Archuleta from Ichi Sushi on Burrito Justice Radio

In case (like me) you missed hearing it live, you can now listen to a recording of yesterday’s action-packed episode of La Lengua rebel leader’s Burrito Justice Radio, featuring special celebrity guests Tim and Erin Archuleta from the intergalactically famous Ichi Sushi … Continue reading

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Writer Chris Colin Invites You To a Curious Pop-Up Dinner in His Bernal Heights Home

Bernal neighbor and celebrity journalist Chris Colin extends this unusual invitation to attend an unusual dinner party at his Bernal Heights home: A little news, neighbors: I’m starting a restaurant! It launches Friday, Oct. 3, in Bernal. It’s going to be awesome. I’m … Continue reading

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