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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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