Category Archives: Bernal Hill

Time-Lapse Photo of Venus and Crescent Moon Over Bernal Hill Is Space-tacular

Last month, Potrero Hill photographer Daniel Leu snapped a terrific photo of the moon and Venus setting over Bernal Hill. This month, Leu ups the game with a new photo that shows the moon and venus in action again over Bernal Hill, in … Continue reading

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A Ridiculously Great Photo of the Recent Full Moon Rising

Wow. Peep this superb photo of the recent full moon as seen from Bernal Hill that “Lee Comma Dennis” shared via the Bernalwood Flickr Pool. Ridiculously great.

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Beautiful New Map Shows Bernal Heights, Even More So

Fast Company Design carries a story about a new map of San Francisco that  happens to include a particularly tasty representation of Bernal Heights: In San Francisco Contours, a topographical print by Abe Bingham … urbanity has been stripped away to highlight the hills of … Continue reading

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New Drone Video Shows Amazing Views Over Bernal Hill

Amazing things are happening these days when people combine inexpensive drone technology with inexpensive compact video cameras. OverSF.com reached out to Bernalwood this week to share a stunning aerial video captured over Bernal Hill on a recent morning from a … Continue reading

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Alert Neighbor Photographs Illegal Trash Dump In-Progress on Bernal Hill

If you drove along the south side of Bernal Hill yesterday afternoon, you might have noticed this pile of illegally dumped trash at the east end of the park. The pile of trash probably made you feel sad. The pile … Continue reading

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Awesomeness: Todd Berman’s Bernal Hill Paintings Now Showing at Mission Pie

Neighbor Todd Berman is a moved to Bernal Heights not too long ago, and to this day he maintains good relations with his former neighbors in the Mission flatlands north of Cesar Chavez. As proof of this, Neighbor Todd has a … Continue reading

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New Video Documents “The Great Bernal Heights Renegade Piano Recital”

Something magical happened on June 28, after a few clever people got the clever idea to haul a piano to the top of Bernal Hill and stage an ad hoc hilltop recital on a (blessedly) warm and welcoming evening. The … Continue reading

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“Fake Dawn” on Bernal Hill Sees Sun Rise in Western Sky

We all know that the sun rises in the east (over Oakland), and sets in the west (over Twin Peaks) — right? Yes! That’s true! But during this week’s huge full moon, Neighbor David witnessed a trick of the light … Continue reading

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Karl the Fog Wanted You to See These Photos of Bernal Heights

We don’t want to brag, so we’ll just tell it straight up: Celebrities dig us. It’s just true. Bernalwood is very popular among the celebrity set, and this week we got a very special celebrity shout-out from everyone’s favorite low-altitude … Continue reading

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The Only Thing Better Than This Photo of Bernal Hill During a Lightning Storm Is This Photo of Bernal Hill During a Lightning Storm with a Soundtrack

The lightning storm that passed through San Francisco on Monday night generated lots of excitement and some terrific photos from around town, but Bernalwood was slightly disappointed that we couldn’t find any good photos of Bernal Hill captured during the … Continue reading

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Universe Provides Grateful Monument for Departing Yoga Teacher

Neighbor Matthew found this sweet little monument yesterday, high atop Bernal Hill on the west side. It says: Gules, my long lost sister! You are such a radiant little ball of energy. I felt that we already knew each other … Continue reading

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Bernal Hill, as Seen from Caltrain This Morning

Here’s a quick snap taken from a Caltrain departing San Francisco this morning, with Bernal Hill basking in the sun while a thin layer of Karl covers the base of Sutro Tower. Lovely. Saying goodbye always sucks, but coming home … Continue reading

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Drone Video Filmed Over Bernal Hill Lets You Experience the View Like Local Avian Wildlife

Nathan Shipley just earned his wings with the Bernalwood Air Force. Specificially, Nathan just established his credentials to lead the BAF’s Division of Drone Cinematography and Surveillance (BAFDoDCaS), and he did so in fashionable style by sharing some amazing footage … Continue reading

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