Category Archives: Activism

Yarn-Bombers Stage Daring Infiltration at Precita Playground

Happy New Year! We begin 2014 with news of a surprise direct-action by members of the knitting underground on two trees located at the eastern end of Precita Park, inside the beloved children’s playground. Analysts from the FBI and Knitting … Continue reading

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Thursday: Celebrate the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center’s 35th Birthday

Here’s something worth celebrating: The invaluable Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center is having a 35th birthday party on Thursday night, October 3, from 6-8 pm: Since 1978, BHNC has worked to preserve and enhance ethnic, cultural, and economic diversity. And with … Continue reading

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Thursday: Vigil for Christy Svanemyr, Victim in Holly Park Death

A group of Bernal neighbors have organized to hold a vigil for Christy Svanemyr, the wife, mother, and Zen monk who died on on Sept. 5 after she was was run over by a Recreation and Park vehicle in Holly Park. The … Continue reading

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Saturday: 2013 Community Congress at the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center

Ailed Paningbatan from the Bernal Heights Neighborhood Center extends this invitation to all ye Citizens of Bernalwood: Hello Community, Im sure you all have been seeing flyers around, have heard the buzz around the neighborhood and have seen it on … Continue reading

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Bernal Neighbors Donate Crime-Fighting iPads to SFPD

You may recall that the perps who are allegedly responsible for the recent armed-robbery unpleasantness in Bernal Heights were captured because a quick-thinking cop used his personal iPad to track a stolen iPhone… and the baddies who took it. You … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Bernal Residents Underwhelmed by Last Night’s Community Safety Meeting

All the celebrities showed up at last night’s much-anticipated Community Safety Meeting: an SFPD captain, three Supervisors, and an angry, overflow crowd of Bernal Heights residents who want to know what the City will do to help make our streets … Continue reading

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Today: Honor MLK by Making Bernal Hill More Beautiful

Neighbor Brian invites all Citizens of Bernalwood to honor Martin Luther King Day by helping to clean up Bernal Hill today at 1 pm: MLK Day of Service: Trash Pick-up on Bernal Hill, 1pm 4 years ago, at President Obama’s … Continue reading

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