Category Archives: Media

Tonight: Bernal’s Own Emperor Norton Will Be on TV

As you may recall, the (in)famous Emperor Norton, self-proclaimed Emperor of the United States, lives in Bernal Heights. Or, his modern-day doppleganger does. That is, when he’s not taking tourists on San Francisco walking tours. Now, he also rules the small … Continue reading

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You’ll Be Shocked — Shocked! — by KRON4’s Investigation of Precita Park

KRON-4 reporter Stanley Roberts investigated Precita Park in Bernal Heights recently. His reporting yielded conclusive proof that there are many off-leash dogs in Precita Park (despite what the sign says), and that visitors to Precita Park should watch out for poop. Journalism! … Continue reading

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UPDATED With Audio: Bernalwood Talks About Bernalwood on KALW Public Radio 91.7

Tonight on KALW public radio 91.7, your Bernalwood editor will be on the air for the City Visions show along with several other glamorous San Francisco neighborhood bloggers to talk about What It All Means: Is hyperlocal journalism here to … Continue reading

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In New “Murder in the First” TV Show, Hollywood Cops Live in Real Bernal Heights

Last year around this time, Hollywood came to Bernalwood to shoot a new TV show. It finally premiered Monday night on TNT, and it’s called Murder in the First. It’s produced by Steven Bochco (Hill Street Blues, NYPD Blue, Murder … Continue reading

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Bernal Heights Featured on Cover of Aspirational Fitness Magazine

Well, isn’t this rather stylish? Neighbor Travis just got his July 2014 issue of Runner’s World, and — wouldn’t you know it! — the cover shot shows some buff-looking dude standing astride our very own scenic-looking Bernal Hill. Run Strong! Stay … Continue reading

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Deadline Approaching for 2014 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema Submissions

Attention, glamtastic Bernal Heights filmmakers and cinephiles! The 2014 Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema season is coming up, and NOW is the time to submit your films for inclusion in the series: Bernal Heights Outdoor Cinema seeks short films or videos in … Continue reading

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Meet the Sneaky Bernal Kid Who Earned a Cameo in the Famous “Bullitt” Car Chase Scene

Our glamorous neighborhood’s most famous Hollywood moment took place in 1968, when Bernal Heights served as the gritty starting point for the classic Steve McQueen car chase sequence in the movie Bullitt. Writing for the SF Weekly,  Joe Eskenazi tells a sweet “Where are they … Continue reading

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