Tag Archive: Portola Urban Greening

Nov 01

The Portola Is Getting A Flag, Submit Your Design By November 15th!

Our little urban enclave tucked between the hills of McLaren Park and the freeways is getting a flag. The folks at the Portola Urban Greening (P.U.G.) community group are hosting a competition in which neighbors can create and submit their design for a flag that represents the community. P.U.G. will be hosting a free workshop …

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May 31

Show Your Portola Pride With A T-Shirt

Almost every time that I’m out and about in the neighborhood with my Portola t-shirt on, a neighbor asks me how they can get their own.  There is never a clear answer as most t-shirt sales tend to be at neighborhood events which are sporadic and not everyone can attend.  To help get more Portola …

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Apr 21

Earth Day Celebration Saturday: Plant Sale, Portola Green Planning & Ice Cream!

This Saturday, April 22nd, is Earth Day and to celebrate there will be a celebration at Burrows Pocket Park tomorrow (San Bruno Ave & Burrows Street). The event is being co-sponsored by community volunteers from the Portola Neighborhood Association Portola Urban Greening and Goettingen Neighbors Group. This will be a great opportunity to learn more …

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Apr 04

Join The Portola Beautification Movement This Saturday!

We reported last month on the installation of the new “Welcome to the Portola” sign, now on the side of Ruth’s Children’s Shoppe at the corner of San Bruno Avenue and Silliman Street.  We noticed that over this past weekend, even more exciting changed have spring up in the area as well. The Portola Urban Greening …

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Mar 28

Community Comes Together To Celebrate San Francisco’s Garden District

As we reported several weeks back and as you may have already noticed, a prominent mural has popped up almost over night. The new sign which was created by the Portola Urban Greening Committee (P.U.G.), welcomes visitors and residents to “San Francisco’s Garden District.”  It was publicly unveiled Saturday (3/11) during a well attended dedication event …

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Mar 09

The Slow Reveal Has Begun!

The big, bold and beautiful “Welcome To The Portola” mural has begun its slow reveal. It appears that the mural will pretty much cover the entire side of Ruth’s Children’s Shoppe. See the completed work and celebrate Portola’s designation as “San Francisco’s Garden District” this Saturday at 1:30 pm! Detail here if you missed it …

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Mar 07

Mural Unveiling This Saturday To Celebrate Portola’s Garden District Designation

It is official, according to a unanimous vote by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors late last year, Portola is San Francisco’s Garden District! The resolution was put forth by former District 9 Supervisor David Campos after years of advocacy from neighborhood gardeners, the Green House Project folks and the Portola Urban Greening steering committee. When …

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