Monthly Archive: August 2012

Aug 27

Portola Garden Tour Preview

The Portola neighborhood is often known for its history of growing flowers and as such gains the title of being the San Francisco garden neighborhood. So it comes as no surprise to learn there is an annual Portola Garden Tour. Ruth Wallace, a respected neighborhood citizen, has been in charge of exposing our most beautiful …

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Aug 24

Portola Planet interviews David Campos

April 2012 was the month when heated debates took place over the redistricting of San Francisco‚Äôs neighborhoods. Every ten years the city looks at the population of the city and redraws district lines to ensure fair representation for the supervisors who represent them. The Portola used to be split between district 9 and 10. Yet …

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Aug 20

Huge progress at Palega recreation center

Here is your regular update on the $20 millon dollar project renovating the park and recreation center in the middle of the Portola. The Planet took a walk down to the onsite offices and did the usual pleading and begging to get a peak inside the building. To our surprise, a hard hat was slapped …

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Aug 20

SOLD! Another classic Portola property to undergo renovation

The change in the Portola continues. A few months ago we reported on a beautiful old house that had run into dis-repair was finally sold. Work has started and we hope to bring news of the future plans to planet readers in the near future. However another classic Portola¬†property, which also fell into a terrible …

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Aug 02

275 goats invade University Mound Reservoir

You have to be kidding right? Nope. You read that title correctly. A motley crew of young and old, cross bred Angora, Pygmy, Alpine and Spanish goats are at this very moment munching away at the overgrown brush, that resides on the slopes of SF Water’s University Mound Reservoir. This is not the result of …

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