Tag Archive: Portola

Sep 21

Portography: It’s A Beautiful Morning In The Neighborhood

After weeks of bizarre weather, we are having a beautiful morning here in the Portola. So much so that a neighbor texted me a sunrise photo taken as she left for work. I noticed a couple similar photos on neighbor’s Facebook feeds so I thought I’d share the natural beauty that comes with being on …

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Aug 07

Join Maya’s Portola Potluck Wednesday

Here at the Planet we want to help promote any effort neighbors make to help build community here in the Portola. A neighbor by the name of Maya had the great idea to start a monthly community potluck. Because what better way is there to get to know your neighbors then by breaking bread together? …

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Aug 03

Portola’s Own KALW Radio Turns 75

Did you know the Portola is home to the oldest FM radio station west of the Mississippi? Well it is and KALW is celebrating its 75th birthday tomorrow. The Chronicle has a very interesting write up on the history of the station as well as its current success in a changing media world.   Tune …

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May 18

Help McLaren Park Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser This Saturday

  Over the past month we have had a number of well attended and successful community events here in the Portola. This Saturday (5/21) there will be an opportunity to support the good work of another group that is making a positive difference in our neighborhood. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. the folks at Help …

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Feb 22

Portography: Bird On A Wire

My new method of time killing on the 8x to and from work is Instagram.  It’s the perfect distraction from the packed crowd of Chinatown shoppers or the distorted music pumping out from someone’s phone.  This morning I came across a little theme while peeking through photos of our neighborhood, hope you enjoy! If you …

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Feb 05

Portola Co-Stars in Commercial

Hot off the heels of our first reality TV appearance, the Portola is being showcased in a new car commercial.  Honda released a new campaign profiling their customer’s and their love for their cars.  Our neighbor and an E.R. Taylor Elementary School Teacher, Indira, appeared with her “Opal Sage” C-RV in this spot.  No mention …

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Jan 14

portolART: More Art In The Portola This Saturday!

See, I told you we have an art scene here in the Portola.  In addition to the Grand Opening of our first gallery space Saturday, Book & Wheel Works is hosting an event with the Moving Art House at the Portola Branch library.  Fear not, you can make both events as this will go from …

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Jan 13

portolART: Art Studio Grand Opening Saturday

Happy New Year Portola!  To celebrate, the New Year’s baby has brought us all a gift in the form of Portola’s first (as far as I know) brick & mortar art space – we of course recognize Moving Art House as our first art space in the growing Portola art scene…yes, two spaces means we …

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