Category Archive: Government

Jan 16

Interview with our new District 9 Supervisor, Hillary Ronen

The Portola Planet was created in 2011 (yip we past our 5th year birthday on Dec 19th last year!) to be an online resource for those interested in neighborhood goings on. We made a decision to avoid any politically charged posts and wouldn’t be publishing any content that endorses any campaigns. However, we did interview David Campos …

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Mar 22

Mayor announces “Invest in Neighborhoods” in the Portola

As reported by the SF Examiner, the mayor brought his attention to San Bruno Ave recently and announced a new initiative called “Invest in Neighborhoods”. Standing with his fellow supervisor Malia Cohen (district 10) and Portola Neighborhood Steering Committee Manager Robert Ramirez, Ed Lee stated; “I am thrilled to help launch this neighborhood initiative in …

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Mar 21

Redistricting Task Force

Current map of San Francisco districts

Right before I start this, I want to state that this blog will have many opinions expressed by its contributors. But when it comes to politics we are going to sit in the middle. We’ll try and walk that fine line and feel free to call us out when we veer too far left or …

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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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