Category Archive: Fun Facts

Apr 17

The Wild Parrots Of The Portola

San Francisco’s famous Parrots (specifically Telegraph Hill’s) have been expanding their flocks and territory further into the city’s other neighborhoods for years now. One of those flocks – perhaps more – have made their home in the trees on the hill between Woolsey Street and the north end of Burton High School. The Parrots have …

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Oct 06

Some of SF’s Steepest Streets are in the Portola District

This nifty little chart has been making it’s way through the internet lately and look which neighborhood made #16 and #19 AND wasn’t mislabeled as “Excelsior”?! ¬†– Not that we aren’t proud to be associated with our sister neighborhood to the west, it’s just nice to be noticed sometimes.¬†This is all probably old news to …

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