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Saturday: Celebrate Neighbor Aaron Zube’s New Paintings at Inclusions Gallery

Last February, Bernal Neighbor and painter extraordinaire Aaron Zube told us he was working on a new collection of Bernal Heights paintings for an upcoming show at the fabulous Inclusions Gallery on Cortland. Now he writes to say the show … Continue reading

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Bernal Heights Home Fire Reveals Marijuana Grow Farm

KCBS reports that an overnight fire in a Mayflower Street night revealed an unexpected surprise: Firefighters battled a one-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood where they uncovered an illegal marijuana grow operation this morning, a fire dispatcher said. … Continue reading

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Bernal Neighbor’s Research Links Smarter Brain to Longer Life

This story slipped between the cracks a few weeks ago, but fortunately it’s as timeless as life itself… In early May, a team of UCSF researchers published published an article that identified a gene which enables both high cognitive functioning and unusual longevity. In … Continue reading

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Today: Opening Reception for Bernal Artist in City Hall Office of Supervisor Campos

Bernal artist Todd Berman has lots of fans around the neighborhood — including D9 Supervisor David Campos. Neighbor Todd’s art is now on display in Supervisor Campos’s office in City Hall, and from 4 to 7 pm today in Room 268, the … Continue reading

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Avedano’s Team Raising Funds for Artisanal Butcher’s Guild

Audrey Daniel tells Bernalwood that the folks behind Avedano’s Meats on Cortland are doing a fundraising campaign to support the Butcher’s Guild, a trade association for artisanal butchers: I would like to share some local news. A Barnraiser campaign (a new food … Continue reading

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“Graffiti Bandit” Eliminates Graffiti, Keeps West Bernal Sexy, Needs Your Help

There’s an anti-graffiti warrior on patrol along Bernal’s western frontier, and Neighbor Jaime Ross with the North West Bernal Alliance tells Bernalwood he could use your support: North West Bernal has a one-man graffiti abatement program. His name is Joe (shown above), and until recently … Continue reading

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The New York Times Loves Bernal Author James Nestor’s New Book, and You’re Invited to His Party on Friday

Oh, by the way, did you catch that item  in Sunday’s New York Times Book Review? You know, the review of the brand-new book by Bernal Heights author (and anticool motorist) James Nestor? Neighbor James’s book is called Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science, … 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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Star Sighting: Martha Stewart Dined at Ichi Sushi Last Night

Perhaps you heard the rumors swirling around La Lengua last night? Well, they’re true: Martha Stewart was in San Francisco yesterday, and she stopped in for dinner at Neighbor Tim and Erin Archuleta’s Ichi Sushi + Ni Bar in Bernal Heights. Here’s … Continue reading

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Security Advisory for Potential Yellow Jacket Menace on Lower Cortland

Neighbor T. warns pedestrians traversing the south side of Cortland along the 100 block to be advised of a potential yellow jacket menace in the area: Was just walking past today, and noticed a very active yellow jacket nest at 108 Cortland, just … Continue reading

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Stuff the Online Ballot Box to Help Suite Foods Grow Sweeter

Sivan Wilensky, founder of the dangerously tasty Suite Foods Belgian wafflery in 331 Cortland, invites all of Bernal to help stuff the online ballot box [like, now], because Suite Foods Baking is a finalist to receive a business development grant from the … Continue reading

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3rd Cousin, Formerly Kinfolk, Launches Restaurant Kickstarter Campaign

There’s yet another Kickstarter campaign underway for a new Cortland restaurant going in to the old Pizza Express space. Formerly known as Kinfolk, the new restaurant will be called 3rd Cousin, and chef (and founder) Greg Lutes brings the details: Since you … Continue reading

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Birth Control Proposed as Long-Term Remedy for Problematic Parking on Bocana

Neighbor Esther recently found this note from the “Bocana Parking Psycho” (her phrase) plastered to the window of a parked car taking up two (2) precious street spaces: Spotted on tonight’s dog walk. That’s a condom packet taped to the upper left. PHOTO: … Continue reading

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