Tag Archives: potrero hill

Times Have Changed, But Teenagers Haven’t

Mauricio Quijada moved to the Mission District from El Salvador in 1984 when he was eight years old. Posted between the Mission and Potrero Hill, he has watched San Francisco experience a tech boom, a bubble burst, and another boom. Today, he works as a print manager at NativeGraphix and H.O.M.E.Y, which create and fund educational programs for young locals....

Two-Alarm Fire Breaks Out in Potrero Hill

A fire broke out on the top floor of a residential-over-commercial building in Potrero Hill on Wednesday afternoon, though it was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported. The two-alarm fire struck 2212 19th St. near Vermont Street at around 2:45 p.m., according to Jonathan Baxter, the Fire Department spokesperson. “Fire was visible and active from the top floor and roof,” he...

Hey Kids! Getting Out of the Cold-SFPL 1-7 to 1-13

Getting out of the cold-SFPL  1 – 7-11 to 1-13-11 Hey Kids! is a weekly feature looking at what’s coming up for families and kids of all ages. OMG!!! I have a new BFF!!! I HEART SFPL!!! Let me explain… It has been so cold, I have been forgetting the balm that 7 years ago smiled across the nation to...

The Left Side of Me-Parenting and Politics 11.18 – 11.25

THE LEFT SIDE OF ME-PARENTING AND POLITICS 11.18 – 11.24 Hey Kids! is a weekly feature looking at what’s coming up for families and kids of all ages. “Your right side is completely out of balance” said the handsome chiropractor who has been trying to reorganize my aching body. I could have told him that. I don’t like the right,...