Bikini Jogger Spotted, Briefly, by Puzzled Bernal Neighbor

This morning brings a fleeting glimpse of Bernal’s fast-moving Bikini Jogger. Neighbor Jonathan logged it: Bernal bikini jogger sighting – 1/28, morning. While starting my car I noticed a yellow blur in the rear view. Puzzlement soon turned to excitement, realizing I was witnessing a mythical Bernal celeb – the bikini jogger. By the time … Continue reading Bikini Jogger Spotted, Briefly, by Puzzled Bernal Neighbor

Elusive Bikini Jogger Sighting Provides Important Reassurance During Uncertain Times

Stars collide, galaxies collapse, websites fall over, and the macroeconomic forces of global capitalism grind inexorably onward. Yet all is well in Bernal Heights, because there’s been a sighting of the legendary Bikini Jogger. A Bernal neighbor shared this snap of the Bikini Jogger on the move yesterday near the Folsom gate on Bernal Hill. With … Continue reading Elusive Bikini Jogger Sighting Provides Important Reassurance During Uncertain Times

Sunshine Brings Bikini Jogger Back to Bernal Hill

While animal-control experts stalk the wild marmot that has taken refuge in Bernal Heights, an observant neighbor spotted an even more elusive being late yesterday afternoon: The Bikini Jogger! Neighbor Mike theorizes that after the rainfall earlier this week, yesterday’s glorious return to sunshine may have coaxed the Bikini Jogger out of hiding: PHOTO: Mike … Continue reading Sunshine Brings Bikini Jogger Back to Bernal Hill

Confirmed Bikini Jogger Sighting, Monday Evening

Reader Lynn from the Bernalwood Intelligence Agency shared three photos to document a confirmed Bikini Jogger sighting that took place on Monday evening at approximately 5 pm: The Bikini Jogger was sighted doing several laps around Bernal Hill on Monday evening amongst hundreds of wondrous neighbors and dogs. The last picture is my husband, trying to fake like … Continue reading Confirmed Bikini Jogger Sighting, Monday Evening

Bernal Bikini Jogger Immortalized in Street Stencils

Our beloved Bikini Jogger enjoys a legendary reputation, and now her aura shines even brighter, thanks to some street art stencils that pay homage to her famous fitness technique. Bluepearlgirl spotted the stencils around Bernalwood: So this had me in stitches!  I thought it was just great. Our elusive Yeti on pavement!  I stopped in at Chuck’s … Continue reading Bernal Bikini Jogger Immortalized in Street Stencils

“Bikini Jogger” Micro-Interview: It’s All About the Tan

BREAKING NEWS! The Bikini Jogger was spotted this morning at extremely close range — close enough for her to notice that a harried-looking woman (a.k.a. this reporter) with child in tow wanted to talk to her. Here’s how it went: Bernalwood: Hey, hi! What are you training for? Bikini Jogger: Oh, I do various athletic … Continue reading “Bikini Jogger” Micro-Interview: It’s All About the Tan

Elusive “Bikini Jogger” Enlivens, Perplexes Bernal Heights

In the Pacific Northwest, they have Sasquatch. The Yeti is said to stalk the Himalayas. In Scotland, searchers seek the Loch Ness Monster. And of course, Ahab had his white whale. Here in Bernal Heights, we also have an elusive creature that is the object of much fascination and conjecture: The Bikini Jogger. Necks are sore … Continue reading Elusive “Bikini Jogger” Enlivens, Perplexes Bernal Heights

UPDATED With Audio: Bernalwood Talks About Bernalwood on KALW Public Radio 91.7

Tonight on KALW public radio 91.7, your Bernalwood editor will be on the air for the City Visions show along with several other glamorous San Francisco neighborhood bloggers to talk about What It All Means: Is hyperlocal journalism here to stay? [Bernal neighbor] David Onek speaks with some of San Francisco’s citizen journalists about the … Continue reading UPDATED With Audio: Bernalwood Talks About Bernalwood on KALW Public Radio 91.7

Yarn-Bombed Doggie Heads Generate Bernal Wonder, Mystery

Last weekend, the Citizens of Bernalwood were aflutter about a most uncommon sight found in the upper reaches of Folsom on the north side of Bernal Hill: Three cartoon-mascot dog heads, yarn-bombed inside three colorful, hand-knit cozies. The spectacle was such that it begged an obvious question: Whaaaaaaaaat? Happily, this one is easy to answer. … Continue reading Yarn-Bombed Doggie Heads Generate Bernal Wonder, Mystery

UPDATED: A Piano Sprouts on Bernal Hill, Seeking Pianists

The sudden onset of warm weather is having a strange effect on the Bernal Heights ecosystem. (Cue: Koyaanisqatsi) First we got a marmot, then there was a Bikini Jogger sighting, and now a piano has sprouted on Bernal Hill. Anyone have any idea what the hell it’s doing there? And/or, when do the ad-hoc ragtime … Continue reading UPDATED: A Piano Sprouts on Bernal Hill, Seeking Pianists