Following last year’s untimely death of her mate Blue Boy, 28-year-old mute swan Blanche has gone on to the great lagoon in the sky, as the swan who lived nearly her whole life at the Palace of Fine Arts died last Thursday.
About 20% of the population suffers from dyslexia, though many people go throughout their entire lives without a formal diagnosis. "Dyslexic Dictionary" — a new exhibit in the Presidio that features contributions from notable dyslexics like governor Gavin Newsom and author Sally Gardner — makes it clear that the learning disorder can also be a “hyper-ability.”
Highly anticipated Presidio Tunnel Tops park opens this weekend with celebrations both Saturday and Sunday
The ribbon-cutting for the long-awaited Presidio Tunnel Tops park is Saturday, then Sunday’s Grand Opening features a food truck rally plus DJs, live music, and ranger walks.
Spring is in full force — which means coyote pupping season is here. And to thwart unwanted squabbles with domestic canines, large sections of the Presidio’s Park Trail and the Bay Area Ridge Trail will be off-limits to dog walking starting Monday, April 5.
Both of Traci Des Jardins' Presidio restaurants, Arguello and The Commissary, have closed after six years
Sadly, Arguello and The Commissary are no more at the Presidio, and we learn this nine months after the restaurants laid off their staffs to prepare for months of pandemic closure. And despite the greater-than-average amount of outdoor space around these restaurants that would make outdoor dining more than feasible, something in the six-year-old business arrangement that opened the restaurants appears to have collapsed.
Halloween fun is extending into the weekend, as are lively events like an ocean-centric art show and massive ballpark science fair.