Dennis Nix: Victim of hit-and-run on Monterey Blvd.

News from the Glen Park Association

Dennis Nix Dennis Nix, circa 2006

Story by Murray Schneider

One of Glen Park’s own, Dennis Nix, 60, died on November 22, a victim of a suspected hit-and-run motor vehicle incident. The collision occurred around 2:30 a.m., only blocks from Nix’s Mangels Avenue home. Traveling on his scooter near Monterey Boulevard and the BART station, Nix, who had earlier left a Front-Runners end-of-the year awards party at the United Irish Cultural Center on Sloat Boulevard, was struck and pronounced dead at the scene.

Nearly a month later, friends of the Staten Islander remain saddened at the Sunnyside resident’s death.

“Dennis was a remarkable person, primarily because he didn’t see himself as particularly remarkable,” said Shari Weefur, a friend and colleague who worked with Nix at MCI Communication Corporation in the early 1980s. “He was amazingly balanced in his approach to life and people and, consequently wound up with a mixed group of…

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Balboa Reservoir CAC Transportation Meeting

The next meeting of the Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee will be on Monday November 30 at 6:30 PM at the Multi Use Building, 55 Phelan.

City staff will be presenting the draft transportation parameters for discussion by the public and the CAC. Staff has also sent this memo to the CAC members to prepare them for the meeting.

Read it and leave your comments!

BRCAC Meeting & Information Updates

From The SNA.

Sunnyside Neighborhood Association

Here are our latest updates regarding meetings, notes and resources for your review and feedback.

Links related to the Monday 10/19 rescheduled regular BRCAC meeting:

FYI, paid parking is available adjacent to the Multi-Use Building.

Please note that the Monday, November 9, 2015 meeting is cancelled and…

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Special Meeting of the Balboa Reservoir CAC Thursday, November 5

Last month’s meeting on housing and urban design had an ambitious agenda. The Planning Department’s development parameters for housing got some attention but due to a lot of public response, discussion of the urban design parameters had to be delayed and given its own special meeting.

The CAC will therefore meet this Thursday at 6:45 in room 140 in the Multi Use Building, 55 Phelan Ave. If you are new to the project, please arrive at 6:00 p.m. for a brief project overview so that you will be up to speed when the meeting gets underway.

Here’s the Agenda. (pdf) And here is the September 19 proposed development parameters. (pdf) Come prepared! Read the parameters before commenting!

Balboa Reservoir Community Advisory Committee Meeting Schedule

BalRes CAC flyer Oct-Dec EN

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Sunnyside History Tour

On Saturday, October 10, 2015 join Sunnyside historian Amy O’Hair on this two-hour history walk to explore aspects of life in Sunnyside during the first decades, from the famous electric street car, to stories of immigrant families who lived here when there was little else besides dirt hills. We’ll talk about the lost creek that once flowed through the neighborhood, and the places where people shopped, gathered, and worked.

More info here.

SF Village will be hosting a community meeting at Sunnyside Conservatory

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Residents, particularly adults ages 60 and older, who live in the 94131 neighborhoods are invited to come and learn about SF Village. This is a free event open to the public.

Sunday, November 15th from 2:30-4pm
Sunnyside Conservatory, 236 Monterey Blvd.

San Francisco Village is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to empowering older adults to continue to live active and full lives in their own homes and neighborhoods. Village members have access to expert guidance and support so that they remain independent and connected as they age. To learn more about our organization, please attend our meeting at the Sunnyside Conservatory in November!

Learn more at www.sfvillage.org