Simon

Author's details

Name: Simon Thorpe
Date registered: December 19, 2011
URL: http://portolaplanet.com

Biography

Simon has only lived in the Portola since late 2011. He moved here with his his wife and two boys looking for a place to settle their new family. After a few months he realized he could put his technical skills to use in creating this blog and as such runs the technical aspects of Portola Planet as well as contributing some articles.

Latest posts

  1. Palega Park Play Day!! — July 24, 2015
  2. 7th Annual Project Play Soccer Benefit this Sunday! — July 21, 2015
  3. Come celebrate the Portola Library’s 6th anniversary! — July 21, 2015
  4. Yet another free concert in McLaren Park! Jerry Day set for August 2nd — July 20, 2015
  5. Free concerts in McLaren Park, Aug and Oct — July 20, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Four Barrel soon to open location in the Portola! — 14 comments
  2. SOLD! Who bought 460 Hamilton Street? — 9 comments
  3. Prime resturant space in the Portola opens up! (Old Breakfast at Tiffany’s space) — 7 comments
  4. Happy Halloween in the Portola! — 6 comments
  5. “POR’ da lah” or “Por TOE’ la”? — 6 comments

Author's posts listings

Jul 24

Palega Park Play Day!!

It is late on Friday night and we just found out that tomorrow from 11-3 there is an amazing play day taking place at Palega Park in the Portola. There will be food trucks, slides, arts and crafts for kids as well as mini fun fair rides. All sponsored by Kaiser! Look forward to seeing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/palega-park-play-day/

Jul 21

7th Annual Project Play Soccer Benefit this Sunday!

Getting tired of us telling you things to do in the Portola this summer? Tough. Now you’ve got to choose between a block party at the library, or going down to Fat Deli Beli taking part in a soccer fund raiser for a worthy cause. Heck, be bold, do both! So what’s Project Play Soccer? …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/7th-annual-project-play-soccer-benefit-this-saturday/

Jul 21

Come celebrate the Portola Library’s 6th anniversary!

Heck, the Planet was quietly ticking away on the internet, just waiting for some summer fun to kick in. Now we’ve an event overload going down! Next up, the Portola public library is celebrating it’s 6th anniversary. There will be a block party this Saturday at 1-4pm at the Portola library, corner of Bacon and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/come-celebrate-the-portola-librarys-6th-anniversary/

Jul 20

Yet another free concert in McLaren Park! Jerry Day set for August 2nd

Hours after we announced the line up for the free Saturday in the Park concerts, the Planet was notified of yet another free concert taking place at the same venue. Jerry Day is a McLaren Park annual event reaching back to 2002 and is described by the organizers; Jerry Day is a civic and cultural …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/yet-another-free-concert-in-mclaren-park-jerry-day-set-for-august-2nd/

Jul 20

Free concerts in McLaren Park, Aug and Oct

Once again the Portola is going to be treated to some superb free music by way of the Saturday in the Park series of concerts. These will be held in the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater which is easily accessible by foot from the Cambridge St entrance.┬áThe first concert is “Acoustic Soul” on August 22nd at 1pm. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/free-concerts-in-mclaren-park-aug-and-oct/

Jul 19

Beautiful mosaic completed at the McNab Lake in McLaren Park

A few weeks ago many neighborhood volunteers completed the new mosaic that now curves around the back of McNab Lake in McLaren Park. The project was born from the Help McLaren Park community group who are constantly working to bring improvements and public art to the second largest park in San Francisco. The artwork was …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/beautiful-mosaic-completed-at-the-mcnab-lake-in-mclaren-park/

Jul 19

Easy way to be informed of street construction projects in the Portola

Are you sick of the construction going on down Silver Ave over the past year? Wish you knew when the city was going to be repaving the street outside your house? Well, wait no longer. The city has a website where you can view all existing and up coming construction projects for the next 6 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/07/easy-way-to-be-informed-of-street-construction-projects-in-the-portola/

Mar 29

Still here, still busy, still accepting help!

Ahh yes. Where did the Planet go? So i’m afraid I would love to post at least once a month and update everyone on what’s happening. But unfortunately my new job downtown means i’m far less in and around the Portola and simply just too busy with family and work. But, I did get this …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2015/03/still-here-still-busy-still-accepting-help/

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