Aggressive Coyote on Bernal Hill Charges Neighbor Walking Dog

Bernalwood has received several reports of coyote sightings in northeast Bernal Heights during the last few days, and most of them have been charming. But today, Neighbor Jeff writes about a more aggressive encounter along Bernal Heights Boulevard that took place early this morning: Wanted to report that the coyote living on Bernal Hill attempted an attack this morning … Continue reading Aggressive Coyote on Bernal Hill Charges Neighbor Walking Dog

Coyote Becomes Next Door Neighbor in Northeast Bernal Heights

Neighbor Adrian lives in northeast Bernal, near the eastern side of the Miller-Dogpatch Community Garden. Last week, he was surprised to discover that a coyote had moved in next door. It’s unclear if this is the same coyote that was spotted in the northeast corner of Bernal Hill last month, but Neighbor Adrian reports: I saw a couple … Continue reading Coyote Becomes Next Door Neighbor in Northeast Bernal Heights

Sightings Continue as Coyote Takes Up Residence Around Bernal Hill

Since a coyote was first spotted on Bernal Hill last Monday, there have been more reports of sightings. For now, it seems as if the coyote has taken up residence here, primarily in the northeast portion of the hilltop. We are honored. Neighbor Carolyn shared some photos of the coyote, taken this morning: My husband and I … Continue reading Sightings Continue as Coyote Takes Up Residence Around Bernal Hill

Spirit Animal Alert!! Coyote Sighting on Bernal Hill

Yesterday, the Bernalwood Office of Wildlife Affairs received several confirmed reports of a coyote sighting from multiple locations on Bernal Hill. The photo above was taken on Bernal Hill yesterday by @nataliacosa, and it’s so amazing. Neighbor Jim captured a photo of the coyote  on the hill at 10:15 am, “just above the art rock,”  he says. (Specifically, it looks like the slope on … Continue reading Spirit Animal Alert!! Coyote Sighting on Bernal Hill

During Pup Season, Coyote Whisperer Warns of Canine Encounters

If you’re a pet-owner, you may have already heard about the small dog that was attacked by a coyote near Stern Grove last week. Turns out, it’s pup-season for coyotes. This is the time of year when — just like us! — stressed-out mama coyotes are introducing their progeny to life in San Francisco. Coyotes roam in many … Continue reading During Pup Season, Coyote Whisperer Warns of Canine Encounters

New Stop Signs Coming to Eastern Side of Bernal Hill

As part of a long-planned effort to calm traffic and improve pedestrian safety on the eastern side of Bernal Hill, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is preparing to install new stop signs on Bernal Heights Boulevard, near the Vista Pointe Garden mini-park. The signs may be installed this week. SFMTA transportation planner Patrick … Continue reading New Stop Signs Coming to Eastern Side of Bernal Hill

Save the Date: The 2017 Bernal Heights Hillwide Garage Sale Happens August 12

Start shoveling out your closets and reorganizing your storage spaces, because the Season of Purge is upon us! On Saturday, August 12, 2017, Bernal Heights will hold the legendary Hillwide Garage Sale, during which all Bernalese will have the opportunity to sell-off the worldly crap treasures that now clutter and oppress your closets and garages. The Hillwide Elves bring all the details: … Continue reading Save the Date: The 2017 Bernal Heights Hillwide Garage Sale Happens August 12

New York Times Deems Bernal Heights Idyllic (But Expensive)

Over the weekend, the online Real Estate section of the New York Times published a big profile of this neighborhood we call home. Under the headline “Bernal Heights, San Francisco: An Inclusive Village With Lofty Prices,” NYT writer Julie Lasky says: Bernal Heights has the ambience of a village, with small shops, public bulletin boards papered over … Continue reading New York Times Deems Bernal Heights Idyllic (But Expensive)

Bernal Heights Is Getting a New Street (With No Muss, No Fuss)

Oh hey. Bernal Heights is getting  new street. Don’t worry: There won’t be lots of messy construction, weeks of temporary parking restrictions, and cumbersome detours that make it harder to get around. No, there won’t be any of that, because our new street already exists — but until now, it didn’t really have a name. Yesterday the City’s … Continue reading Bernal Heights Is Getting a New Street (With No Muss, No Fuss)

Raccoon Family Conducts Home Invasion Training Exercise at Bernal Home

The noise outside the open window sounded like a strange communication of peeps and growls, as if a small group of feral R2-D2s were huddling to plot their next move. And indeed, they were. When your Bernalwood editor turned on the back yard floodlights to look outside a few days ago, we interrupted a mama … Continue reading Raccoon Family Conducts Home Invasion Training Exercise at Bernal Home

Murals Proposed for Sutrito Tower Utility Building on Bernal Hill

A proposal is currently making the rounds to paint murals on the walls of the bunker-like utility building that sits inside the Sutrito Tower complex atop Bernal Hill. Under the current proposal, Precita Eyes Muralists would create four murals on each side of the building. Omar Masry from the City’s Planning Department is circulating details … Continue reading Murals Proposed for Sutrito Tower Utility Building on Bernal Hill