Monthly Archive: June 2012

Jun 28

PG&E pipeline testing keeps the Portola safe

If you’ve made a trip to the new Fresh & Easy market on Silver and Goettingen, you probably have had to navigate around a big hole on Felton St. A mass of PG&E equipment has accumulated there over the past few weeks. Directly affected citizens of the Portola who live in the area were notified of the …

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Jun 28

Palega Recreaction Center Floats In The Air!

Work continues at the Palega Playground and Recreation Center. The project is estimated for completion around March 2013. The past month has seen a monumental challenge to the renovation of the main recreation center building. It is getting a brand new basement, heating system and sports floor. The upgrades however required that the existing basement be …

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Jun 01

San Francisco School is building a new community center

There are new developments happening all over the Portola. The city has invested in renewing the Palega Playground and we’ve just received news about another multi-million dollar building being created that will provide a community space for the Portola – The San Francisco School’s brand new Community Center. On Tuesday, June 5th at 9:30am, The San …

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Jun 01

EODTR – La Placita Mexicatessen

The next in our series of articles on places to eat down San Bruno Avenue is La Placita Mexicatessen, one of the few Mexican places on San Bruno. Walking through the door, you are greeted with a very simple, traditional Mexican restaurant. We found two, warm faces behind the counter, owner Juanita Perez and her …

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Jun 01

San Francisco School helps clean Portola streets

For forty five years, The San Francisco School, based in the Portola, has been educating children from preschool through to 8th grade. They are constantly involved in local activities, such as helping with community art projects and sponsoring the annual Portola Garden Tour, to name two. One of the school directors, Charlie Meade, contacted the Portola Planet last …

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