If you don't remember to move your car every week for street cleaning then you could easily rack up multiple parking tickets. This is a super-hilly area so unless you're into walking hills or biking them, travel is best by bus or car. Speaking of cars, this area has some of the smallest curbs I've ever seen, so parking is a bit of a matching your car size to the right curb, if you aren't parked in your driveway. Being in the armpit of San Francisco, you will get hit by fog most of the year (Though on days when there isn't fog, you can see to the Farallon Islands.)... more
This is a great place - close to every basic need a family person desires: a hardware store, post office, library, video store, cafes, pet stores and taverns. And if you are into late-night eating there is the popular King Of Thai Noodle Cafe.
The 'L Taraval' train and late-night bus runs on this street so it's somewhat easy (the frequency rate of late-night buses is questionable) to commute back and forth between this area and downtown SF. There is a high population of families in this area, however this area still houses undercover brothels and pot grow farms. Depending on how you feel about those things, this place could be awesome or not.... more