From GPA: Lemon trees quarantined

Read on the Glen Park Association blog about the recent identification of a destructive insect infecting lemon trees in SF, and the quarantine.

An innocuous insect that carries a devastating disease which has destroyed citrus groves in Africa and South America has arrived in San Francisco. The Asian citrus psyllid has been found in the Marina district and the California Department of Food and Agriculture is making anyone with citrus trees on their property to avoid moving fruit and plants.


Summer fun: Sunnyside + Camp Mather

A new and unique opportunity for Sunnyside kids: As a result of SNA’s work with Rec&Parks, ten spots are being pre-reserved just for children ages 11-14 from the Sunnyside neighborhood at a new, 2 week Eco-Camp at Sunnyside Playground (week 1, 7/29 – 8/2) and Camp Mather (week 2, 8/5 – 8/9).

If you live in Sunnyside and would like to pre-reserve a place for your child, send your request to: . Details:The deadline for pre-enrollment is March 8, 2019Continue reading “Summer fun: Sunnyside + Camp Mather”

A chance to support a local preschool

You can support one of our local preschools: Miraloma Cooperative Nursery School (at Joost and Foerster) is holding its annual Silent Auction. Their catalog has over 150 items. Lots of opportunities — like vacation stays at wonderful locations — tickets and passes to events — home and personal services — and a wide variety of gift certificates and gift cards.  Catalog viewable here:

New ‘Tots Choice’ Early Childhood Recreation Class at Sunnyside Clubhouse

Rec and Parks is offering a new Tot Class (ages 3-5) on Saturday mornings at Sunnyside Clubhouse (290 Melrose Ave) from 10-11:30am. It is 9 sessions for $79, and it starts this Saturday January 12.

These classes are a great way to explore fun activities with your child and meet other neighbors too. Please register at Here is the page for this activity:

The Sunnyside Clubhouse was “reactivated” for neighborhood programming last fall and we are very excited to have new classes such as this one now available. If you are interested, please consider enrolling to help ensure the classes continue in the future.



District 7 Supervisor Norman Yee elected Board of Supervisors President

Congratulations to Supervisor Norman Yee, who was elected president of the SF Board of Supervisors today. Read more on SF Examiner: 

Supervisor Norman Yee stands during public comment on the nomination for President of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Norman Yee stands during public comment on the nomination for President of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)
Christine Weibel, 2019 Muni Artist

Sunnysider Christine Weibel named 2019 Muni Artist

Local artist Christine Weibel was named one of five Muni Artists for 2019, details below. Read more about the program here. Kick-off event takes place tomorrow, Jan 9 at City Hall.

Muni Art 2018:  Mission CreekSFMTA and San Francisco Beautiful to Kick-Off Muni Art 2019

Supervisor Sandra Fewer to host press conference at City Hall

San Francisco—The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and San Francisco Beautiful (SFB) today announced that the kick-off of the 2019 Muni Art Project will take place on January 9, 2019 at 11 am on the Polk Street steps of San Francisco’s City Hall. 

“It is a pleasure to co-host the Muni Art kick-off for the second year in a row, as we celebrate the transformation of San Francisco’s public transit system into a space for art and poetry,” said Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer.

The 2019 theme, “Connecting Our Community” is a collaboration with The Poetry Society of America (sponsors of Poetry in Motion ®) who pre-selected five poems that each Muni artist creatively interpreted.  Continue reading “Sunnysider Christine Weibel named 2019 Muni Artist”