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Behind the Scenes: EMS1 Article about Presidio EMS

Presidio EMS is featured in the EMS1.com End of Year coverage. The article, How one rural EMS agency shines at innovative patient care, came to be for these reasons: An EMS1 reader recommended to me that I contact the service director. The service director rapidly replied to my email inquiry Replies to subsequent questions/clarifications were […]

Arguello: A fine place for Mexican food in the Presidio

Whenever I go back to Dallas, which I do at least once a year, I have to have Mexican food –several times, if possible. It’s a cuisine I grew up with in Kansas and was one of the major strengths of the dining scene in Dallas, where I worked for five years. Fortunately in the […]

James Corner Field Operations wins major competition to design a new national park in San Francisco

The Presidio Trust, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the National Park Service oversaw the seven-month long Presidio Parklands design competition, which sought conceptual ideas on reintegrating a portion of the Presidio that for seven decades had

Disappearing Acts: Halsey Minor's $17.995M Faux Petit Trianon Mysteriously Vanishes from the Market

Presidio Heights' 3800 Washington, which was San Francisco's fifth most expensive listing up until yesterday, has disappeared from the market, and no, Le Petit Trianon's American twin hasn't sold to Taylor Swift. The property's website is still up, but...

And the Winner Is: James Corner to Design New Presidio Landscape Over Parkway

Rendering via James Corner Field Operations James Corner Field Operations, the landscape architect perhaps best known for the High Line in New York, has been selected to design the Presidio Parklands, the Presidio Trust said in an announcement today. Corner's...

Army Cadillac: 1922

San Francisco circa 1922. "Army car with carriage-mounted searchlight." A military-grade Cadillac at the Presidio next to an aircraft hangar. 6½ x 8½ inch glass negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size...

'Amnesty Pond' for Unwanted Goldfish in San Francisco

San Francisco environmental organization Presidio Trust will soon create an "amnesty pond" next to the city's Mountain Lake, a pond where merciful goldfish owners will be able to dump their pets with a clear conscience. The creationShow More Summary

Exclusive: Apollo Global In The Lead To Acquire Presidio: Sources

By Greg Roumeliotis and Nadia Damouni (Reuters) - Apollo Global Management LLC is in advanced talks to acquire Presidio Inc in a deal that could value the information technology consulting company at close to $1.3 billion, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. Show More Summary

“Barry Bonds” Catching Flies in the Presidio

TweetIf you drive around long enough mouth agape in your look-at-me-I’m-Barry-Bonds-except-I’m-not-but-now-that-you’ve-mentioned-it-let-me-tell-you-about-x Audi convertible, I’m sure that you’re going to get your fair share of flies squirming about pie-hole. Show More Summary

Yoda Fountain in San Francisco, California

Sitting outside of the Letterman Digital Arts Center in San Francisco's beloved Presidio is a statue of one of the wisest beings in the galaxy far, far away, and you can receive his blessing for nothing more than some pocket change.Show More Summary

Turned Down for What: What? SF Might Actually Prefer George Lucas Blob to Old Presidio Proposal

Rendering via LMNA The jury's still out on what the newly released designs for George Lucas's Chicago-bound Museum of Narrative Art most narratively resemble—a volcano? a pyramid? Jabba the Hutt? And now you can vote on which design you prefer,...

Pricechopper: Giant Wedding Cake in Presidio Heights Exits the 8-Figure Club

When the grandiose white six-bedroom wedding cake at 3636 Clay Street hit the market in September, we were rather stunned by the $11 million asking price. The house boasts a stunning reception foyer complete with a four-landing staircase that the...

Space Mountain? Jabba the Hutt? Huge zit? Lucas Museum divides Chicago

Look, over there on the lakefront! It's a volcano! It's a flying saucer landing on Space Mountain! It's... a museum? We knew that George Lucas had agreed to build his long-delayed art museum in Chicago, after the Presidio Trust in San Francisco nixed his plans for the project in his home city. Show More Summary

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Top Sales: The Liz Taylor of Mansions Recommits

Listed for: $8.995M Received: $8.9M Size: 5-bed, 7.5-bath, 9,540-square-foot single-family home Location: 3725 Washington St, Presidio Heights The skinny: We're honestly going to miss this place. The public areas downstairs look more like a small sculpture museum than a...

AM Linkage: California Is Shrinking in Mass; The Cost of Living in 1938

Photo via Anna Conti · Presidio Officers' Club preservation: An act of reinvention · High-Speed Rail Authority looks to buy trains · Water main break floods homes in the Bayview · Drought is making CA shrink in mass · San...

Photo Interlude: Here Are the 10 Most Expensive Homes That Sold in September

Listed for: $9.5M Received: $9.5M Size: 5-bed, 5-bath single-family home Location: 16 Spruce St., Presidio Heights The skinny: First listed in early September for $9.5M, this Presidio Heights flip was only on the...

The Median Is the Message: Sorry Pac Heights, Presidio Heights Is the Fanciest of All

__tlconfig = {disableMenuItems: true};Which neighborhood has the most expensive median home value in San Francisco? According to a new interactive map by Paragon Real Estate, which compiles sales prices of homes around the city over the past six months,...

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Top Sales: Flirting with $10M in Presidio Heights

Listed for: $9.5M Received: $9.5M Size: 5-bed, 5-bath single-family home Location: 16 Spruce St, Presidio Heights The skinny: After selling in 2013 for $4.3 million, this home on the Presidio Wall underwent a renovation (leaving no before pics behind,...

Real Estate Sold: Last Week's Biggest Sales: Flirting with $10M in Presidio Heights

Listed for: $9.5M Received: $9.5M Size: 5-bed, 5-bath single-family home Location: 16 Spruce St, Presidio Heights The skinny: After selling in 2013 for $4.3 million, this home on the Presidio Wall underwent a renovation (leaving no before pics behind,...

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