Mar 31, 2021
San Francisco Portola

Century-old Portola District nursery might be reimagined as agricultural learning center

The neglected greenhouses at 770 Woolsey Street in the Portola District were once part of a thriving flower nursery over 100 years ago. However, they might be restored as an education center for urban farming after the land was offered to be sold to a local nonprofit. Read More

Dec 02, 2020
San Francisco Portola

San Bruno Avenue murals celebrate Portola history, offer light during lockdown

In the Portola, this month signifies not just the end of an eventful year but the close of the Multi-Mural Community Art Project, a two-year effort that has culminated in three new murals along San Bruno Avenue.  Read More

Aug 13, 2020
San Francisco Portola

3 new murals set to bring color to San Bruno Avenue

The first of the three Portola murals — painted by the artist behind the "Black Lives Matter" rock on Bernal Hill — is already up. Read More

Jul 22, 2020
San Francisco Excelsior Portola Visitacion Valley

McLaren Park ropes course construction starts, a year behind schedule

The high ropes course will be the first city-run structure of its kind in San Francisco. Read More

Jun 19, 2020
San Francisco Portola

60-year-old pedestrian struck, killed by driver in Portola

"This fatal crash occurred in a part of San Francisco that’s been short-changed in terms of traffic safety improvements," Jodie Medeiros of Walk SF said. Read More

Sep 26, 2019
San Francisco Cole Valley Japantown Portola SoMa Treasure Island

SF weekend: Folsom Street Fair, Osaka-themed festival, Portola garden tours, more

Whether you're a fetish enthusiast or a family-fun enthusiast, there's a fair for you in SF this weekend. Read More

Jul 31, 2019
San Francisco Portola

Crowds flock to debut of Portola's new Churn Urban Creamery

Started as a pop-up in the Outer Sunset, the ice cream purveyor drew lines down the block for its Portola brick-and-mortar debut. Read More

Oct 04, 2018
San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Marina North Beach Portola

SF Weekend: Fleet Week festivities, Italian Heritage Parade, more

Whether you're looking for a weekend outside at a parade or watching jets careening over the bay, we've got a few options for you. Read More

Sep 13, 2018
San Francisco Portola Union Square

With focus on diversity, Portola native Christina Choi finds cosmetics success

This local entrepreneur got her start at the Stonestown Galleria makeup counters, and is now breaking big with her own line of products. Read More

Jun 27, 2018
San Francisco Bayview Portola

SFPD opens Portola substation on San Bruno Avenue

The substation has three Chinese-speaking officers and one member who's fluent in Spanish. Read More

Jun 22, 2018
San Francisco Bayview Portola Visitacion Valley

Best places to grab a bite on the way to SFO

Do you really want to eat a cinnamon bun before your next cross-country flight? Read More

Jun 18, 2018
Apr 27, 2018
San Francisco Portola Visitacion Valley

Portola teen stabs elderly acquaintance

The victim was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Read More

Apr 09, 2018
Jan 09, 2018
Dec 13, 2017
San Francisco Outer Sunset Portola

'Churn Urban Creamery' Plans Expansion to Portola's Avenue Theater

The Outer Sunset-based ice cream maker is opening its first physical location next spring or summer. Read More

Dec 11, 2017
San Francisco Portola

Driver Assaults, Robs Woman After Near-Miss In Crosswalk

A motorist attacked a pedestrian who started recording her with a cellphone. Read More

Nov 13, 2017
San Francisco Portola

7 Injured In Portola District Collision

The incident occurred after a car traveling west on Silver Avenue struck three other vehicles. Read More

Oct 19, 2017
San Francisco Bayview Dogpatch Hunters Point Portola

4 Live Music Events In Dogpatch, Bayview & Portola This Weekend

DJ Questlove, Talib Kweli and Denise Perrier will perform this weekend in the city's southeast. Read More