Alex Hobbs

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Name: Alex Hobbs
Date registered: April 20, 2015

Latest posts

  1. Portola’s Kids Approve Of The McLaren Park Horses — May 18, 2017
  2. Spotlight on the Portola’s Renel Brooks-Moon — May 11, 2017
  3. Renew The Avenue! Theater Facade To Be Restored & More! — May 8, 2017
  4. Cinco De Mayo Celebration & Mother’s Day Jewelry Party — May 5, 2017
  5. May Thursday Night Music Lineup: Never A Cover, Always A Great Band! — May 4, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Grocery Outlet to Replace Fresh & Easy — 14 comments
  2. HGTV Show Calls the Portola “Up and Coming”…then we get dissed. — 7 comments
  3. Answering Simon’s Call — 6 comments
  4. Portography: Sunset In The Portola District — 3 comments
  5. Portola Co-Stars in Commercial — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

May 18

Portola’s Kids Approve Of The McLaren Park Horses

The pilot program for the McLaren Park horseback riding comes to a close after this weekend. While this program had some controversy among some adult (what doesn’t in S.F.?), there is absolutely no question that the horses have been a big hit with the kids of the Portola (of all ages we’d say). We spoke to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/05/portolas-kids-approve-mclaren-park-horses/

May 11

Spotlight on the Portola’s Renel Brooks-Moon

Usually it’s the players at AT&T park who are highlighted and imitated, but this time it was Portola resident and San Francisco Giants announcer Renel Brooks-Moon who was in the spotlight. When Arizona Diamondbacks players were asked about their favorite ballparks to visit, Archie Bradley didn’t hesitate to name AT&T Park, but for an unexpected …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/05/spotlight-portolas-renel-brooks-moon/

May 08

Renew The Avenue! Theater Facade To Be Restored & More!

Historic Facade To Be Restored We had a little fun attempting to create some “breaking news” drama in our last Avenue Theater post by creating an air of mystery around this exciting project.  Something big is indeed happening at the long abandoned Theater but it’s not much of a secret for Portolans that have been attending …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/05/renew-avenue-theater-facade-restored/

May 05

Cinco De Mayo Celebration & Mother’s Day Jewelry Party

Two fun neighborhood events happening this weekend in the Portola! Cinco De Mayo Celebration At The Brewery: Tonight there is a Cinco De Mayo party at FDR with a live band (no cover) and a food pop up by Sugarfoot. The details from FDR: Friday, May 5, 2017 3:00pm 11:00pm Ferment.Drink.Repeat, 2636 San Bruno Ave. We will …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/05/cinco-de-mayo-celebration-mothers-day-jewelry-party/

May 04

May Thursday Night Music Lineup: Never A Cover, Always A Great Band!

Did you know that Live Music Thursdays at FDR is free? While I’m sure the bands would appreciate a tip and the brewery would like you to enjoy a beer, kombucha or soda, there is never a cover. Tonight marks the start of the May 2017 musical lineup, so consider heading down there anytime from 7pm …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/05/may-thursday-night-music-lineup-never-cover-always-great-band/

Apr 21

Earth Day Celebration Saturday: Plant Sale, Portola Green Planning & Ice Cream!

This Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day and to celebrate there will be a celebration at Burrows Pocket Park tomorrow (San Bruno Ave & Burrows Street). The event is being co-sponsored by community volunteers from the Portola Neighborhood Association Portola Urban Greening and Goettingen Neighbors Group. This will be a great opportunity to learn more …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/04/earth-day-celebration-saturday-plant-sale-portola-green-planning-ice-cream/

Apr 19

Saddle Up Portola: Horseback Riding Comes to McLaren Park For A Limited Time

If you haven’t heard or seen for yourself already, horseback riding has returned to McLaren Park for a limited time. The San Francisco Rec & Parks. Department is trying out an exciting two month pilot program to gauge public interest and support for the idea. Currently there are 10 horses stabled at the once abandoned …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/04/saddle-portola-horseback-riding-comes-mclaren-park-limited-time/

Apr 18

What’s Happening At The Abandoned Avenue Theater?

If you follow the Portona Neighborhood Association on Twitter or Facebook, you may have seen a very cryptic but tantalizing post this morning.  Apparently something very interesting is happening with the long abandoned but much-loved Avenue Theater.  See the screenshot below for exhibit A: Just as curious, if you happen to pass by the theater …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/04/whats-happening-abandoned-avenue-theater/

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