Monthly Archive: August 2013

Aug 30

Quick video of the progress at Palega Park

Ok, we live close to the park, so it’s hard not to keep wanting to post updates on the progress. I am also aware that we don’t want to end up being as obsessed with local features as other blogs 😉 But with the grass down, the park is looking really very beautiful and if …

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Aug 27

Saturday in the Park, more free music in McLaren Park

As soon as we start posting again on the Planet, we realize how much there is to do in our neighborhood. Our last post mentioned the fantastic yearly event that is Jerry Day, but of course we didn’t mention anything about the line up of free music events taking place through to the end of …

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Aug 27

Jerry Garcia Day 2013 in McLaren Park

Every year McLaren Park hosts a free concert in memory of Jerry Garcia. With a lineup of four great artists, and hosted in the fantastic outdoor stage that is the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater, it is one of the best ways to get a free musical afternoon in the city. Unfortunately the Portola Planet couldn’t make the …

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Aug 23

Palega Park gets grass, new extension and is close to completion

Palega Park is getting closer to completion. Right now the estimated time for it to be fully open is around the end of Sept, and that has slipped since the initial estimate of March. But evidence of the project being in the final stages is clear from the photos below. We can’t wait to be …

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Aug 23

We are still here… and will be back soon.

So it has been a very long time since we last had an update to the Portola Planet. Many amazing things HAVE happened in the Neighborhood, but unfortunately the website editor-in-chief had a few changes in his day job (essentially tripling his work load) and that has introduced delays. But… we will return, soon. A …

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