Category Archive: Parks and Recreation

Aug 26

Coyote pupping season begins, be wary in McLaren Park

Janet Kessler, aka the Coyote Lady, has been in touch to ask us to inform our readers about the coyote pupping season which has just begun. She shares the information below and for those of us that spend any time in McLaren Park, please take the time to watch the video and respect the coyotes …

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Aug 23

Acoustic Soul Fest success in McLaren Park free concert series

Well this weekend the Portola Planet editor had a 7 year old’s birthday party to attend and our senior journalist, Alex Hobbs, is roughing it in Africa. So we were unable to make the wonderful start to the “Saturday in the Park” series of free concerts in McLaren Park. BUT Laura Kemp has been kind enough …

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Aug 13

Jerry Day Concert in McLaren Park a huge success

August 2nd this year was host to the superb Jerry Day event in McLaren Park. Every year there is a free concert at the amphitheater named after the Grateful Dead co-founder and it is always packed out and the sun is always shining. This year was no exception, we’ve never seen as many people attend. The …

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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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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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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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Sep 17

Charity and the JAMBand hits McLaren park this month

McLaren Park is awesome. Period. It’s the second largest park in the city of San Francisco and in the middle it has the most amazing outdoor stage for music and theater events. For the past few years there have been a range of free music concerts run under the title “Saturday in the Park“. On the …

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Nov 21

Second Upper Yosemite Creek Daylighting public meeting

A few weeks ago we reported on the Upper Yosemite Creek Daylighting project. Well we’ve just found out about the second public outreach meeting that will take place in a few weeks. Join the SFPUC to view design concepts based on your initial input for the periphery of McLaren Park. Provide feedback on proposed alternatives, learn more about green …

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