Monthly Archive: August 2016

Aug 26

Acoustic Soul Fest This Saturday at the Amphitheater

More events are coming to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater this summer with the Saturdays in the Park Concert Series.  Starting last Saturday (sorry, we missed one here at the Planet) and continuing through October with a total of six events.  This Saturday, August 27th, is the Acoustic Soul Fest featuring McLaren Park neighbor, Martin Luther …

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Aug 18

Weekend Photo Roundup, Jerry & Drag!

Wow, what a weekend!  I’m clearly a bit biased when it comes to my enthusiasm for this community but even I was surprised by the turnout we saw at both Jerry Day and Drag Queen Bingo.  Two very different but completely San Francisco events that take place right here in our little neighborhood. Jerry Day …

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Aug 09

Party In The Portola: Drag Queen Bingo & Jerry Day!

Two of our neighborhood’s most popular events fall in the same week this year. Starting Thursday night at El Toro Night Club, it’s the 3rd Annual Drag Queen Bingo. There will be drinks, prizes, homemade Paella, local art and of course fabulous Drag Queen hosts.  Guests that arrive in Drag, costumes or festive attire get …

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Aug 03

Portola’s Own KALW Radio Turns 75

Did you know the Portola is home to the oldest FM radio station west of the Mississippi? Well it is and KALW is celebrating its 75th birthday tomorrow. The Chronicle has a very interesting write up on the history of the station as well as its current success in a changing media world.   Tune …

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