Marina Trivia Is Worth Knowing

Marina neighbors know and?tourist’s books show that there is an?island on the Lagoon at the Palace of Fine Arts.? The Lagoon at the Palace of Fine Arts in the Marina District, San Francisco, CA

Yet, it is worth knowing what the coveted 2000 block of Jefferson has been touting for decades…and that is, there is another island in the Marina District of San Francisco.

Over the years, these neighbors have shared and accumulated?documentation showing that they are living on top of an?”ancient island” that was mapped as early as?1789,? just off of?”Wash Woman Cove”.

The prized sketch showing the ??œancient island??? surrounded by water in the Marina, San Francisco, CA

These neighbors know the “ancient island” as “Strawberry Island” surrounded by an estuary to the West and South West and the Bay to the North and North East?extending over portions of 10 blocks in the?Marina.?

Excerpted from the National Geologic Map Data Base -the Marina????s Strawberry Island is also shown as ??œQb???, San Francisco, CA

The National Geologic Map Data Base for the Marina also shows “Strawberry Island” as “Qb” made up of coarse gravel and large cobble stones.

?Explanation of Surfical Deposits show the ??œQb??? is coarse sand, gravel and cobble stones in the Marina, San Francisco, CA,?

This little bit of Marina trival is worth?knowing, if you live on “Strawberry Island”.

 

 

 

Know Your Free Days at the California Academy of Sciences

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 @ 10:57 am | City Living, In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

Since the?California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park newly re-opened in September 2008, everyone has been anxiously waiting for their neighborhood’s zip code’s?free day.

The Northside of San Francisco has their free days in May and October in 2009 at the Caifornia Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park?

Mark your calendar as your zipcode’s 3 free days only come twice this year.

On the Northside of the city in zip codes 94115 (Pacific Heights,? Lower Pacific Heights, and Western Addition), 94118 (Presidio Heights, Laurel Heights, Jordan Park, Lake Street, Lone Mountain and the Inner Sunset) and 94121 (Sea Cliff,?Central and Outer Richmond) and 94129 (The Presidio), the free days are May 15-17 and October 2-4, 2009.

San Francisco Free Neighborhood Days for Zip Codes 94115,94118,94121,94129, CA

On the Northside of the city in zip codes 94123 (the Marina and Cow Hollow), 94115 (Russian Hill) and 94133 (North Beach and Telegraph Hill) ,the free days are May 29-31 and October 16-18, 2009.

?California Academy of Sciences???? Free Days in San Francisco Neighborhoods by Zip Codes 94123, 94109, 94133, CA

Go green and take the bus.? And start early the Academy opens on Friday and Saturday at 9:30 AM and on Sunday they open at 11:00AM.

From the West end to the central Northside of San Francisco, the bus ride easy and?scenic.

Are you aware that Muni Bus 28 is the quickest way from the Marina to Golden Park??

Don’t forget to?provide?your proof of residency by either having with you, a postmarked envelope, postcard, or magazine with?your name and date. a driver’s license that was issued in the last 6 months, or?utility bill (i.e. PG&E?or cable), bank statement, or letter from?a government agency that has your name and?address.?

Go with a?friend?from the neighborhood and enjoy your free days together this spring….otherwise you will have to wait until October for your next free days.

 

 

 

Go On Your Own Treasure Hunt “In The Marina”

Sunday, April 12th, 2009 @ 7:22 am | City Living, In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

Our annual “In the Marina” Spring Clean Garage Sale will be all day Saturday, April 25th.

?Looking for bargains at the annual ??œIn The Marina??? Neighborhood-wide Spring Clean Garage Sale, San Francisco, CA

This year, as every year, those Marina residents that participate “In the Marina” Spring Clean Garage Sale receive a free garage sale kit (upon request) with 3 garage sale signs from its sponsor, ColdwellBanker@AnnScherbert.com

1. Each Marina participant will determine when their garage sale begins and ends by placing one sign in front of their residence and the other two signs at both ends of their street. The participants will take down their signs when their own garage sale is over.

2. The San Francisco Sign Ordinance allows for garage sale signs posted on city streets provided that: (a) The garage sale signs will be posted only on city light street posts and/or muni poles (nothing will be posted on telephone poles, stop signs, etc.), and (b) The garage sale signs clearly state the date of the event?and its sponsor.

?Signs will be posted early Saturday morning with mini-map-flyers in the Marina to show where to look for bargains, San Francisco, CA

3. Early Saturday AM, April 25th, directional signs & mini-map-flyers will be posted on Chestnut St., Marina Blvd, Bay St., and/or Fillmore St. pointing into the Marina: (a) The mini-map-flyers on the directional signs will mark the block (not the address) where a garage sale signs kits were delivered & where one might expect a garage sale during the day, (b) Mini-map-flyers will also be available at the individual garage sale locations, and (c) The directional signs will be taken down and the mini-map-flyers removed by late Saturday afternoon on the street corners.

4. All participants are encouraged to post their own ads on www.craigslist.com and/or www.sfgate.com (San Francisco Chronicle) with the details of their garage sale (i.e. what they are selling & when they will be open) to increase everyone????s success in participating in ??œIn The Marina??? Neighborhood Annual Spring Clean Garage Sale.

5. As in years past, avid garage sale aficionados that scour the ads expect all garage sales to be promptly open between 8AM or 9AM???so Marina participants are encouraged to put their signs out early & be ready for bargain-hunters.

?Take a mini-map-flyer & go on a mini-exposition thoroughout the Marina in pursuit of finding a gem of a bargain, San Francisco, CA

6. This is a neighborhood event to have fun making some extra money, meeting one’s neighbors, keeping our neighborhood clean, and afterwards…treating ourselves well by shopping & eating out locally in the Marina.

 

 

 

The Annual “In The Marina” Spring Clean Garage Sale Is Back!

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009 @ 10:18 am | City Living, In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

It’s April and it is time to do some Spring Cleaning!

Watch for your?door hanger…and?get?inspired to have your own Garage Sale on April 25th “in the Marina”.

Get ready, its time for the annual ??œin the Marina??? garage sale, San Francisco, CA

So check out what you need to do to participate.

Your step by step ??œTo Do List??? in getting ready for the ??œIn the Marina??? Spring Clean Garage Sale, San Francisco, CA

It is an annual event and timely…perhaps for you(?).

 

 

 

Our “In The Marina” Fall Clean Garage Sale Signs are popping up all over!

Friday, September 19th, 2008 @ 12:44 pm | In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

Join Our Neighbors looking for a bafgain or having them!

Garage sale signs are popping up all over!

 

 

 

In The Marina Fall Clean Garage Sale

Monday, September 15th, 2008 @ 7:55 am | In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

Where to look for Garage Sales in the MarinaWelcome to ??œIn The Marina??? Neighborhood Annual Fall Clean Garage Sale on Saturday, September 20th and Sunday, September 21st???

? I am providing three signs for those that request a sign kit from me with their address printed on them to be used while their garage sale?is in progress: Place one sign in front of your residence. Place the other two signs at both ends of your street. Take down your signs when your own garage sale is over.? Use them whenever you have your next garage sale???or keep them to use again at our next ??œIn The Marina??? Neighborhood Annual Spring Clean Garage Sale…in April 2009.

Note on the Map: Early Saturday Morning on September 20th, I will be placing directional signs (the red dots) pointing into the Marina from Chestnut Street, along Marina Boulevard, Cervantes, and Bay Street, inviting people to come into our neighborhood and look for? individual garage sales in progress.?? Late Sunday afternoon on September 21st, I will take down these same directional signs (the red dots).

I am advertising the ??œIn The Marina??? Neighborhood Annual Fall Clean Garage Sale in the Chronicle all week, on sfgate.com, and on craigslist.com, and various websites are picking up our? ??œIn the Marina??? neighborhood garage sales as well, so you should get a lot of activity. If you want to advertise your individual garage sale, go to craigslist.com and be sure to mention what you are selling and when you will be open???.also by making reference to our? ??œIn The Marina??? Neighborhood Annual Fall Clean Garage Sale on Saturday, September 20th & Sunday, September 21st, you and all the other garage sales will benefit and this will increase everyone????s success! Don????t forget to have fun and do tell your neighbors to call or email me for their garage sale sign kits too.

Also watch for my?door hangers and my other?”Join your neighbors …???œIn The Marina??? community service activities in the Marina Times, the ?monthly periodical for?the neighborhood.?

 

 

 

Get ready…Our Fall Clean Garage Sale is Coming Soon

Saturday, September 6th, 2008 @ 12:03 pm | In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

Here is your To Do List to get ready

 

 

 

Watch for your door hanger- Our “In The Marina” Fall Clean Garage Sale is Coming Soon

Monday, September 1st, 2008 @ 11:39 am | In The Marina, Neighborhoods, San Francisco

in In the Marina Fall Clean Garage Sale Flyer - side onethe Marina??

 

 

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