Category Archive: Family

Dec 22

A technacular Christmas in Portola

Who needs to go all the way to Noe Valley or downtown, when you have the house with the most extravagant Christmas decoration right in your neighborhood and in my case right next door? Yes folks, I am talking about the house with Giant Santa on Felton St, and to be precise, a 16 foot …

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Nov 19

12th Annual Portola Neighbors Holiday Dinner

We’ve just received word about this years Portola festive feast. The very much loved local, Joan Loeffler, just sent us the following invite.   Mark your calendar for a festive evening of hearty food, holiday music and good cheer! PORTOLA & all neighbors who want to come. It is always fun. Larry Zabo will delight …

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Nov 18

Palega Recreation Center Opening a Success!

Well we had an absolute blast at the park this weekend. There was a massive turn out and lots of activities and the park has been busy over the weekend since. Thanks to everyone who turned up and also those who worked very hard to put on the events for the opening ceremony.  

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Nov 05

Palega Recreation Center Opening Ceremony Update

Two weeks left! Saturday 16th November and we will finally have our wonderful park and recreation center┬áback in the hands of our local citizens. The Portola Planet HQ was host this weekend to a meeting of the Parks and Rec public relations team, the staff people who will be running the new center, the Portola …

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Oct 31

Happy Halloween in the Portola!

Just counting our candy from a very productive evening. Thanks to everyone who helped setup the yearly haunt at the University Mound home, where much candy is handed out amongst games. Then everyone trekked around the corner to Princeton Treat, where not only more candy was offered, but we found an unfortunate fellow caught underneath …

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Oct 21

Palega Recreation Center Re-opening Ceremony on the 16th November

Finally, after a few months of delays, the Palega Recreation Center is soon to reopen. The date has been set for Saturday the 16th November between 11am and 1pm. There is a committee from the neighborhood setting up an opening ceremony, and as soon as we know more, we will update here on the Portola …

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Oct 17

New playground in McLaren Park

Last weekend saw the opening of the newly refurbished playground at the convergence of Burrows and Peru. It’s a fantastic new space, with all the modern traits of playgrounds today. Super bouncy and safe flooring, a great mix of climbing structures, swings and spinny things that make most adults violently ill but somehow 5 year …

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Oct 11

Free Reggae, Blues & Alt Country concert in McLaren Park this Saturday

As part of the “Saturday in the Park” free music promotion in McLaren Park, this weekend we see a line up of three artists. This Saturday the park’s Jerry Garcia Amphitheater you will be able to see and hear Rock Steady and Early Reggae: Titan Ups, Sweet Felony, and the Eddie Neon Project play. And …

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