Tag Archive: dpw

Nov 04

DPW wants to help bring sidewalk landscaping to the Portola

The Portola Garden Tour is an annual event in our neighborhood that show cases some of the wonderful private and public gardens that exist in our neighborhood. Take a look at the beautiful pictures the Planet captured from this years event. Inspired by some of these gardens, the HQ for the Planet decided to improve …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2013/11/sidewalk-landscaping-portola/

Jun 01

San Francisco School helps clean Portola streets

For forty five years, The San Francisco School, based in the Portola, has been educating children from preschool through to 8th grade. They are constantly involved in local activities, such as helping with community art projects and sponsoring the annual Portola Garden Tour, to name two. One of the school directors, Charlie Meade, contacted the Portola Planet last …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2012/06/san-francisco-school-helps-clean-portola-streets/

Apr 17

A cleaner Portola, Tommy’s Tips comes to the Planet

In need of a new coat

A few weeks back, I met a quite remarkable man. Tommy Gallegos. His mission is to clean up his street and neighborhood. I had read one of his posts to the Portola Yahoo group, where he described what he’d done so far. His list was impressive. First, because he was sick of seeing plastic bags …

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Permanent link to this article: http://portolaplanet.com/2012/04/a-cleaner-portola-tommys-tips-comes-to-the-planet/