West Portal

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Home invaders turn guns on victim near Stern Grove

A 26-year-old woman had guns pointed at her head inside her San…

 

Woman suffers brain injury during West Portal robbery

A young woman suffered a traumatic brain injury when she was struck…

 

The proposed charter amendment for Rec and Park would increase its funding by $3 million a year in the first 10 years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Dilapidated playground lent a friendly hand

West Portal Playground has seen better days, despite its reputation as the…

 

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerMuralist Sirron Norris

SF muralists feel betrayed after work found in Zephyr calendar

For 15 years, San Francisco resident Sirron Norris has prided himself on…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerMuralist Sirron Norris
Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner file photoWest Portal Muni tunnel

Seniors may be the solution to increasing housing density in West Portal neighborhood

Students of history know that "Nixon in China" is a metaphor for…

Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner file photoWest Portal Muni tunnel
Camila Bernal/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMike Tekulsky and Ron Wong moved to West Portal from the Castro

Where Mayberry Becomes “Gayberry”

After I knocked on her door in San Francisco's West Portal neighborhood…

Camila Bernal/Special to The S.F. ExaminerMike Tekulsky and Ron Wong moved to West Portal from the Castro
Courtesy Photo23 houses were flooded by the water main that broke near West Portal Feb. 27.

Field office set up to help residents affected by water main break

A special office opened Tuesday to help residents affected by a massive…

Courtesy Photo23 houses were flooded by the water main that broke near West Portal Feb. 27.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoA burst water main tore open a sinkhole in West Portal on Feb. 27 and unleashed a torrent that damaged homes and property

West Portal water main break claims flow in

First there was the flood of water — and now there is…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoA burst water main tore open a sinkhole in West Portal on Feb. 27 and unleashed a torrent that damaged homes and property
Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe cause of a water main rupture on 15th Avenue that inundated 23 homes is under investigation. The 61-year-old pipe gave way around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

Broken water main swamps West Portal neighborhood and caves in street

Jason Wu woke early Wednesday morning to the sound of several car…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerThe cause of a water main rupture on 15th Avenue that inundated 23 homes is under investigation. The 61-year-old pipe gave way around 3 a.m. Wednesday.

West Portal eager to return to normal after project

There may never be a good time to take on a major…