Category Archives: Neighborhoods

Science Says Awesome Neighbors Have Fewer Heart Attacks

There are many good reasons to be a fantastic neighbor, not the least of which is that fantastic neighbors are fantastic. Not coincidentally, Bernal Heights is famous for being fantastic, in no small part because Bernal Heights has a long tradition of highly engaged neighborliness. … Continue reading

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Secured: Precita Park to be Removed from Calle 24 District

The campaign was brief, and it was intense, but we are pleased to report that it was successful. Precitagate has come to a conclusion. With the support of the 24th Street merchants group, D9 Supervisor David Campos has announced plans to remove Precita Park from the … Continue reading

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Weekend Reading: Savvy Perspectives on a Changing San Francisco

Let’s take a moment took to survey the City of San Francisco, which we can see so clearly from our elevated perch in Bernal Heights. As you know, San Francisco is a place that was, in no small part, created by great economic booms. … Continue reading

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SF Chronicle Urban Design Critic Eschews Urbanism, Succumbs to Nostalgia

Sigh. San Francisco Chronicle urban design critic John King has become the latest in a series of Baby Boomer journalists to lament how much more vibrant and exciting Bernal Heights was back in the wooly days before the Baby Boomers became… … Continue reading

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A Perfect, One-Photo Summary of Saturday’s Block Party on Mullen Street

It looks completely great, and Neighbor Amanda captured it.

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Next Saturday Sept. 28: Big Block Party on Elsie Street, and You’re Invited!

Indian summer is here (pretty much), and your neighbors on Elsie Street are throwing their big annual block party NEXT Saturday, Sept 28. All Citizens of Bernalwood are herewith invited to join the fun: A Neighborhood Gem for Your Enjoyment … Continue reading

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Census Visualization Reveals Racial Geography of Bernal Heights

Dustin Cable is senior policy researcher and statistician with the Demographics & Workforce Group at the University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service. He recently completed a “Racial Dot Map” that uses data from the 2010 census to illustrate … Continue reading

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