Ruth

Author's details

Name: Ruth Wallace
Date registered: January 18, 2012

Biography

Ruth has lived the The Portola for 10 years and has an interest in greening and beautification of the neighborhood. She is a member of the Portola Neighborhood Association (formerly the Portola Neighborhood Steering Committee) and organizer of The Portola Garden Tour. She’s an avid garden hobbyist and a loving dog owner. Ruth likes the small town feel of The Portola, loves McLaren Park and enjoys the wonderful bay side weather.

Latest posts

  1. Who do you call when you don’t know who to call? 311 — March 20, 2012
  2. The Portola’s newest park takes shape at Burrows and San Bruno Avenue — February 7, 2012
  3. Garden Tour 2012 preview – Mark your calendar for Sept. 29th — January 23, 2012

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Mar 20

Who do you call when you don’t know who to call? 311

On your morning walk with the dog in McLaren Park, you see a pile of construction waste on the side of the road on John Shelley Drive. You met a city employee at a recent public comment meeting and she told you to call her if you had any additional questions. You remember her name, …

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Feb 07

The Portola’s newest park takes shape at Burrows and San Bruno Avenue

Before: 1 Burrows in its current state

What was once a dumping ground and occasional homeless encampment is on its ways to becoming The Portola’s newest park. The new park site is at the dead end at Burrows and San Bruno Avenue. For now, it’s being called The Burrows Pilot Park, a “pilot” as there are four other dead ends in similar shape …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2012/02/the-portolas-newest-park-takes-shape-at-burrows-and-san-bruno-avenue/

Jan 23

Garden Tour 2012 preview – Mark your calendar for Sept. 29th

The Portola is San Francisco’s Garden District and the Portola Garden Tour is a fun, neighborhood event now in its sixth year. This year’s tour will be held on Saturday, September 29th from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. The tour started as a fund raising event for fixtures and furniture for our branch library. Once …

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