South Park Photos

Signature South Park bicycle.

One of the most beautiful homes ...

Example of businesses getting loot paid ...

Shepard Fairey's mural on the back ...

Places to go in South Park

South Park Events

Woody Mammals

Woody Mammals

Graffiti Beach

Friday, October 9, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Jackie Austin Singer

Rebecca's Coffee House

Friday, October 9, 8 p.m.

Them Are Us Too and Drab Majesty

Whistle Stop Bar

Friday, October 9, 8 p.m.

Booty Bassment

Whistle Stop Bar

Saturday, October 10, 9 p.m.

South Park News & Stories

AirBnB, the elephant in the room

Burlingame resident fined $25,000 for not having permit

An administrative law judge ruled last week that homeowners wishing to rent out rooms or their home on mobile apps such as AirBnB need to obtain a conditional use permit before doing so or be ...

Online community helps police in bike theft bust

Neighbors work together to ID suspect, alert officers

Police arrested a suspected bicycle thief in South Park on August 5, after neighborhood residents used a location-based social media website to raise alerts about the crimes and disseminate a description of the suspect. ...

San Diego Fringe: Big Kitchen: A Counter Culture Musical

Big Kitchen: A Counter Culture Musical. San Diego should confer the equivalent of knighthood on its special ones — those who have devoted decades to making some part of “America’s Finest City” approach that inflated ...

South Park stomach vibe

Bacon cooked with brown sugar? Oh, yes.

‘Listen,” says Wayne. He holds two tuning forks up to my ears. Silence. He brings them closer. Suddenly, OmmmmmmMMMMMMMmmmmm. They’re the most crazy-beautiful bell tones, in two different keys, like musical humming birds hovering right ...

Big bust at the dog park

Neighbors prompt crackdown on pet owners

A failed plea to city officials to install a new fence to enclose the Grape Street off-leash dog park in South Park led to a crackdown that resulted in more than two dozen dog-owners receiving ...

South Park HOLLER

Holler about this neighborhood in the comment section below. Share anything and everything about South Park: compliments, critiques, lost-n-found items, recommendations, neighborhood crime watch, you name it!


Jane Belanger Feb. 24, 2013 @ 10:02 a.m.

Was over by Golden Hill Elementary the other day and noticed a house for sale for $900,000. It's listed by Sothebys!

Guess real estate in South Park is making a comeback?


HonestGovernment March 8, 2013 @ 12:02 p.m.

This is priced too high, about twice the avg for the street. A La Jolla developer-flipper picked this up cheaply and rebuilt it so that it now has a suburb-style yawning garage door facing the street. It has that sickly fertilizer-green lawn that developers think is necessary. Anyone who pays the flipper price will find themselves under water soon enough. History repeats. If it goes for a bit more than $5K, the flipper will be lucky and still make a great profit.


_Spark_ Feb. 25, 2013 @ 12:28 p.m.

Hearing an owl almost every night around dusk. Sounds like it's coming from the eucalyptus grove in the canyon where Elm Street dead-ends into the trailhead at Bancroft.

So cool!


Jane Belanger March 3, 2013 @ 11 a.m.

Haven't heard the owl, but this reminds me that I haven't heard that rooster over on Felton Street in awhile. I mentioned it to my neighbor, and he told me that they sent a petition around asking the owner to get rid of it. So sad. I loved that rooster!


TRAVELER2012 May 27, 2013 @ 10:51 a.m.

SOUTH PARK this design reflects what drew me to the area. Victorian homes and unique shops and eateries.


Hardcover July 15, 2013 @ 11:18 p.m.

There are no 19th century houses in South Park. There is one 1900 house that was moved here. The oldest houses that were built here are from 1905. The house in the picture is not, or never has been, in South Park.


s4davis June 27, 2013 @ 9:51 p.m.

I love that South Park is just a short bike ride away from me. Never disappoints (especially Hamilton's)


nerdalert June 30, 2013 @ 2:38 p.m.

S: Station (bring the kid; bring the dog)

O: On the southeast corner of Balboa park

U: Under North Park

T: The Big Kitchen

H: Hamilton's

P: Panini at Piacere Mio; Pizza at Buona Forchetta

A: Albert Einstein Academy

R: Rebecca's

K: Koolest nabe in SD


brianballestamon July 27, 2013 @ 10:01 a.m.

Two words: Booty Basement. not to mention the walkabout and just a relaxing hood. Playing super smash bros. at whistle stop, such fond memories.


BlueSouthPark Sept. 3, 2013 @ 11:06 a.m.

Someone lost their pet red-cheeked Cordon-bleu finch (Uraeginthus bengalus). It has been eating millet seed in my back yard for the past two days. So pretty. It is native to sub-Saharan Africa.


Another bird, and a mystery: who can tell me what kind of pet bird has been making the loud whistling "twee-oooh" sound for weeks now. I can't tell exactly which house the sound comes from, but it's somewhere near Bancroft/Elm/32nd/Edgemont. I'd really like to know what kind of bird is involved.


BlueSouthPark Sept. 3, 2013 @ 11:20 a.m.

Who in South Park lost their pet male red-cheeked Cordon bleu finch (Uraeginthus bengalus)? He has been eating millet seed in my back yard for two mornings. Very pretty native of sub-Saharan Africa.


Also, there's another kind of pet bird we are hearing in South Park, and we'd really like to know what it is. It makes a very loud whistly "twee-ooh" sound repeatedly. The sound seems to be coming from somewhere around Bancroft/Elm/32nd/Edgemont. Anyone know the type pet bird that makes this sound?


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