Taraval Street Improvement Project Moves Forward

Taraval Street Improvement Project Moves Forward

Categories: Neighborhood Change, POPS Blog

By Tom Prete, Ocean Beach Bulletin Outer Judah and Noriega streets have steady foot traffic, bustling businesses and growing recognition outside the Sunset District, and now some of that vitality may be coming to the end of Taraval Street. Thursday evening, Congregation B’nai Emunah will host the third community meeting..

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2/13/13 Community Meeting: MUNI Changes on 19th Avenue

2/13/13 Community Meeting: MUNI Changes on 19th Avenue

Categories: Community Events, Neighborhood Change

The San Francisco Transportation Authority is working on design concepts for shifting the M-Ocean View light rail transit line to the west side of 19th Avenue. Working with city agencies and private sector/institutional partners (Parkmerced, SF State, and General Growth Properties – owners of Stonestown Galleria), the study team has..

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Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Starts

Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Starts

Categories: Info for Businesses, Neighborhood Change

As of January 6, 2013, all SFMTA parking meters in San Francisco will be enforced on Sundays from noon to 6 p.m. with four hour time limits. Parking has traditionally been free on Sundays since parking meters were first installed in the 1940s. At that time, most businesses were closed..

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A Greener 19th Avenue

A Greener 19th Avenue

Categories: Neighborhood Change

Work is currently underway to enhance 19th Avenue by installing greenery in the medians. The Department of Public Works (DPW) is expected to complete the project in March 2013 at the latest. The project is part of efforts to make 19th Avenue a safer transportation corridor for both drivers and..

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Nov. 18, 2012: Soapbox Derby/Block Party to Benefit Larson Playground

Nov. 18, 2012: Soapbox Derby/Block Party to Benefit Larson Playground

Categories: Community Events, Neighborhood Change, Parkside History

The plan to renovate Larsen Playground has been approved by the Recreation & Parks Department. Now the Friends of Larsen Playground are gearing up for major fundraising. The goal is to raise $250,000 by February. To kick off this ambitious fundraising campaign, the Friends of Larsen are holding a Soapbox..

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New Mural at South Sunset Playground

New Mural at South Sunset Playground

Categories: Neighborhood Change

Have you been to South Sunset Playground on Vicente and 40th Ave. lately? It’s getting an artistic facelift thanks to Art in Every Classroom, a local non-profit dedicated to bringing art classes, grants and public art projects to neighborhoods in San Francisco. The boldly colored mural “Play in Many Languages”..

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‘Named’ Neighborhoods for the Outer Sunset?

‘Named’ Neighborhoods for the Outer Sunset?

Categories: Info for Businesses, Neighborhood Change

City considering changes to commercial zoning in the Outer Sunset District District 4 Supervisor Carmen Chu has asked the city to consider a plan to zone three “named” commercial districts into the Outer Sunset. “Named” districts such as West Portal, Inner Clement, Sacramento, Broadway, Castro, etc. enjoy tailored regulations that..

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Jet Plane Coming Back to Larsen Playground

Jet Plane Coming Back to Larsen Playground

Categories: Neighborhood Change

The Recreation & Parks Department project team has presented designs for Larsen Playground that includes a 30+ foot sculpted plane, with a “jetstream” of climbing ropes, swings, and a customized preschool play structure. The playground, located next to 19th Avenue near Ulloa Street, is currently a sand pit with a..

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‘Green’ Grant for District 4 Property Owners

‘Green’ Grant for District 4 Property Owners

Categories: Neighborhood Change

Parkside property owners: would you like a street tree or sidewalk garden? A generous grant from AT&T will pay most of the costs for street trees and sidewalk gardens to be planted in front of your property. Street trees and sidewalk gardens increase your property value, clean the air, reduce..

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New Businesses on Taraval

New Businesses on Taraval

Categories: Neighborhood Change

Taraval Street is always bubbling with life as new businesses stake their claim and make a start in our neighborhood. If one takes the time to walk the street you will perhaps see more than you would expect. There are over 300 shops, services and offices on  including its side..

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