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May 18

Portola’s Kids Approve Of The McLaren Park Horses

The pilot program for the McLaren Park horseback riding comes to a close after this weekend. While this program had some controversy among some adult (what doesn’t in S.F.?), there is absolutely no question that the horses have been a big hit with the kids of the Portola (of all ages we’d say). We spoke to …

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Apr 19

Saddle Up Portola: Horseback Riding Comes to McLaren Park For A Limited Time

If you haven’t heard or seen for yourself already, horseback riding has returned to McLaren Park for a limited time. The San Francisco Rec & Parks. Department is trying out an exciting two month pilot program to gauge public interest and support for the idea. Currently there are 10 horses stabled at the once abandoned …

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Apr 12

Take A Tax Break: Canoeing & Community Hike This Saturday in McLaren

April 15th maybe one of the most dreaded days of the year.  But thankfully, with the tax deadline extended to the 18th this year, all of us procrastinators are getting an extension.  So, instead of digging though receipts and 1099 forms this Saturday, we suggest heading out to the park to join in on one of …

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Oct 21

Blues Concert This Saturday At The Amp

If you haven’t made it to a concert at the Amp this year, here is your last chance in 2016.  The Friends of the Amp are again presenting this year’s Blues Show with a solid line up of performances.  Take advantage of the dry weather while it lasts, it’s looking like rain is on the …

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Sep 09

Kid’s Festival & Guac-Off This Saturday!

Looking for something to do locally after a holiday weekend away? We have two events in and near the neighborhood for you to check out this weekend. Saturday is the annual “Guac-Off” over in Bernal. It’s not in the Portola but it’s hosted and created by our very own Luke Spray, the Corridor Manager for …

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Aug 26

Acoustic Soul Fest This Saturday at the Amphitheater

More events are coming to the Jerry Garcia Amphitheater this summer with the Saturdays in the Park Concert Series.  Starting last Saturday (sorry, we missed one here at the Planet) and continuing through October with a total of six events.  This Saturday, August 27th, is the Acoustic Soul Fest featuring McLaren Park neighbor, Martin Luther …

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Aug 18

Weekend Photo Roundup, Jerry & Drag!

Wow, what a weekend!  I’m clearly a bit biased when it comes to my enthusiasm for this community but even I was surprised by the turnout we saw at both Jerry Day and Drag Queen Bingo.  Two very different but completely San Francisco events that take place right here in our little neighborhood. Jerry Day …

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Aug 09

Party In The Portola: Drag Queen Bingo & Jerry Day!

Two of our neighborhood’s most popular events fall in the same week this year. Starting Thursday night at El Toro Night Club, it’s the 3rd Annual Drag Queen Bingo. There will be drinks, prizes, homemade Paella, local art and of course fabulous Drag Queen hosts.  Guests that arrive in Drag, costumes or festive attire get …

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