Alex Hobbs

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Name: Alex Hobbs
Date registered: April 20, 2015

Latest posts

  1. The California Gold Drag Pageant Sashays into the Portola Sunday! — January 13, 2018
  2. 160 Free Sidewalk Trees Planted in the Portola During 2017, More to Come! — January 11, 2018
  3. McLaren Park Receives $12 Million Christmas Gift from City Hall — January 4, 2018
  4. Bike Share Coming To The Portola, Give Your Feedback On Station Locations — December 6, 2017
  5. Join The Neighborhood At The 2017 Portola Holiday Party December 13th — November 28, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Grocery Outlet to Replace Fresh & Easy — 15 comments
  2. HGTV Show Calls the Portola “Up and Coming”…then we get dissed. — 7 comments
  3. Answering Simon’s Call — 6 comments
  4. Brighter White L.E.D. Street Lights Arriving In The Portola Now — 6 comments
  5. Portography: Sunset In The Portola District — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Jan 13

The California Gold Drag Pageant Sashays into the Portola Sunday!

The Essential Info Reality television favorites and Drag Queen royalty flood the Portola District this Sunday! The Ninth-Annual California Gold Pageant comes to El Toro Nightclub, 4-8pm, on Jan. 14. What To Expect This year seven contestants crossing gender, sexuality and age spectrums compete for the crown and to raise money for worthy Bay Area …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2018/01/california-gold-drag-pageant-sashays-portola-sunday/

Jan 11

160 Free Sidewalk Trees Planted in the Portola During 2017, More to Come!

The Garden District Is Embracing Street Trees The streets of the Garden District are getting greener with some help from Friends of the Urban Forest and the city. With the passage of Prop E, the city has directed funding and asked F.U.F. to focus their efforts on the treeless streets of San Francisco’s outer neighborhoods. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2018/01/160-free-sidewalk-trees-planted-portola-2017-come/

Jan 04

McLaren Park Receives $12 Million Christmas Gift from City Hall

McLaren Park’s years of neglect by the city will start to be reversed after a large cash infusion was approved by the Rec & Park Board of Commissioners late last year. The $12 million funding was approved along with the McLaren Park Vision Plan which was created over the past year through a series of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2018/01/mclaren-park-receives-12-million-christmas-gift-city-hall/

Dec 06

Bike Share Coming To The Portola, Give Your Feedback On Station Locations

You’ve probably noticed the bright blue Ford GoBikes rolling down city streets lately.  The popular bike share system which has been operating mostly in the downtown core of the city for several years now, is expanding to the Portola. Starting in the summer of 2018, three new stations will appear on the less hilly, eastern …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/12/bike-share-coming-portola-give-feedback-station-locations/

Nov 28

Join The Neighborhood At The 2017 Portola Holiday Party December 13th

‘Tis the season for the annual Portola Holiday Party.  Organized by our neighbors Joan Loeffler and Don Roberts as an opportunity for the community to gather around the table and share a meal together.  All the details are in the write-up and flyer below but please make your reservations ahead of time (see flyer).  Hope …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/11/join-neighborhood-2017-portola-holiday-party-december-13th/

Nov 16

Flowery Fruit & Cake Creations At New(ish) Bakery

It’s Cheap, It’s Nice & Most Importantly, It’s Good! I’ll just come right out and admit it, I turned my nose up at Fancy Wheat Field Bakery before it moved into its new location, the cramped old space serving hotdog filled pastries wasn’t calling my name. That all changed several months back when a neighbor …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/11/flowery-fruit-cake-creations-newish-bakery/

Nov 08

Portola Receives Two S.F. Beautiful Awards!

The impressive amount of community work being done in the neighborhood has received some larger citywide recognition at the 2017 S.F. Beautiful Awards. S.F. Beautiful is a non-profit that dates back to 1947 and advocates for beautification and the preservation of S.F.’s character. Over the years the group has managed to save the cable cars …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/11/portola-receives-two-s-f-beautiful-awards/

Nov 07

Brighter White L.E.D. Street Lights Arriving In The Portola Now

  The nighttime cityscape is in the beginning stages of a complete transformation as the S.F.P.U.C. and P.G.&E. switch their street lamps over to higher efficiency L.E.D. bulbs. Start saying your goodbyes to the ubiquitous sodium vapor bulbs that have washed cities in an orange glow for decades. The new L.E.D.s selected for San Francisco’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2017/11/brighter-white-l-e-d-street-lights-arriving-portola-now/

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