Supe Wants $7.3 Million To Clean Up SF’s Public Spaces

Supe Wants $7.3 Million To Clean Up SF’s Public Spaces

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has introduced a $7.3 million budget proposal to clean up city parks and public spaces. The package proposes doubling the…

Harding Golf Course Reopens After $1.2 Million Renovation

Harding Golf Course Reopens After $1.2 Million Renovation

San Francisco city leaders celebrated the reopening of Harding Golf Course this morning following the completion of $1.2 million in renovations to the historic park….

Your Ideas Sought For Names Of Glen Canyon Park Trails

Your Ideas Sought For Names Of Glen Canyon Park Trails

Two trails at San Francisco’s Glen Canyon Park are in need of names and the city’s Recreation and Park Department is asking the public to…

Just In Time For Christmas: Buy Your Very Own Set Of Seats From Candlestick Park

Just In Time For Christmas: Buy Your Very Own Set Of Seats From Candlestick Park

The San Francisco 49ers and city parks officials are selling seats from the soon-to-be-shuttered Candlestick Park as part of the 49ers’ farewell season at the…

Judge Dumps Lawsuit Opposing Artificial Turf In Golden Gate Park

Judge Dumps Lawsuit Opposing Artificial Turf In Golden Gate Park

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a parent and environmental group that opposed plans to convert the city’s Beach…

Supes Give Final OK To Plan To Close SF’s Parks From Midnight To 5 AM

Supes Give Final OK To Plan To Close SF’s Parks From Midnight To 5 AM

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors gave final approval today to legislation that bans people from visiting the city’s parks during the overnight hours. The…

Portola District Rec Center Reopens After $21.2 Million Makeover

Portola District Rec Center Reopens After $21.2 Million Makeover

San Francisco city officials celebrated the reopening this weekend of the newly renovated Palega Recreation Center in the city’s Portola District. The 80-year-old park and…

Starting Monday, Coit Tower Will Be Closed For At Least Five Months

Starting Monday, Coit Tower Will Be Closed For At Least Five Months

San Francisco’s landmark Coit Tower is set to close Monday for a five-month renovation project that includes the restoration of its famous Depression-era murals, according…

Alleged Golden Gate Park Tree Vandal Arrested For A Third Time

Alleged Golden Gate Park Tree Vandal Arrested For A Third Time

A man accused of breaking the branches off of trees in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park was charged today with three misdemeanor counts of vandalism…

Judge Lays Down Driving Restrictions For Rec And Park Worker Who Struck And Killed Woman

Judge Lays Down Driving Restrictions For Rec And Park Worker Who Struck And Killed Woman

A San Francisco parks employee accused of running over and killing a woman in a Bernal Heights park and then fleeing the scene had restrictions…

Rec And Parks Worker Who Struck And Killed Woman Pleads Not Guilty

Rec And Parks Worker Who Struck And Killed Woman Pleads Not Guilty

A San Francisco Recreation and Park gardener who struck and killed a woman as she lay at a Bernal Heights park last month pleaded not…

Rec And Parks Worker Who Struck And Killed Woman Faces vehicular Manslaughter, Felony Hit-And-Run Charges

Rec And Parks Worker Who Struck And Killed Woman Faces vehicular Manslaughter, Felony Hit-And-Run Charges

A San Francisco parks worker who fatally struck a woman as she lay at a park in Bernal Heights last month has been charged with…

Supes Committee OKs Plan To Fine Those Who Violate Citywide Park Closure Hours $100 Or More

Supes Committee OKs Plan To Fine Those Who Violate Citywide Park Closure Hours $100 Or More

A proposal to establish citywide park closure hours in San Francisco came one step closer to approval today when it was passed by a Board…

Still No Charges After Fatal Rec And Park Hit And Run, Vigil For Victim Thursday

Still No Charges After Fatal Rec And Park Hit And Run, Vigil For Victim Thursday

Nearly a month after a young mother died after being run over by a San Francisco Recreation and Parks vehicle while sunbathing at a Bernal…

Jerry Garcia’s Family Pleased That McLaren Park Amphitheater Corporate  Partnership Plan Has Tanked

Jerry Garcia’s Family Pleased That McLaren Park Amphitheater Corporate Partnership Plan Has Tanked

The Jerry Garcia Amphitheater at San Francisco’s McLaren Park will continue to carry on the name of the Grateful Dead bandleader who lived near the…

DA’s Office Still Investigating Fatal Rec And Park Hit-And-Run At Holly Park

DA’s Office Still Investigating Fatal Rec And Park Hit-And-Run At Holly Park

A San Francisco parks worker who ran over and killed a young mother as she lay at a Bernal Heights park earlier this month drove…

Community Mourns Zen Monk Killed In Rec And Park Hit And Run

Community Mourns Zen Monk Killed In Rec And Park Hit And Run

A woman who was fatally struck at a park in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Thursday was a Zen monk, while the city employee…

Rec And Park Staffer Who Allegedly Struck And Killed Parkgoer Arrested For Felony Hit And Run

Rec And Park Staffer Who Allegedly Struck And Killed Parkgoer Arrested For Felony Hit And Run

10:48 AM: A San Francisco Recreation and Park Department employee has been arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter and felony hit-and-run for striking and killing…

Rec And Park Staffer Beaten And Robbed While Working At Playground

Rec And Park Staffer Beaten And Robbed While Working At Playground

A San Francisco Recreation & Park Department employee was pistol-whipped and robbed near Candlestick Park earlier this week, police said. The robbery occurred at about…

Oldest Golden Gate Park Bison Dies At Age 30

Oldest Golden Gate Park Bison Dies At Age 30

The oldest of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park bison was euthanized today after a checkup determined she could no longer stand up, San Francisco Zoo…

SF’s Free Wi-Fi Zones To Include Alamo Square, Balboa Park, And Justin Herman Plaza

SF’s Free Wi-Fi Zones To Include Alamo Square, Balboa Park, And Justin Herman Plaza

Dozens of San Francisco parks, plazas and open spaces will soon be offering visitors free Wi-Fi, thanks to a partnership with tech giant Google, a…

Smurfs To Join Rec And Park At Stow Lake Cleanup Event

San Francisco is going blue to get green. The city’s Recreation and Park Department is holding a family-friendly environmental cleanup event today at Golden Gate…

SF Expanding Bike Rental Operations, To The Dismay Of Some

Now that we know just how bike-friendly SF is, it’s no wonder the city is looking to capitalize on the power of pedaling through SF….

Get Ready: Rec And Park Wants To Raise SF Zoo Admission Prices

Get Ready: Rec And Park Wants To Raise SF Zoo Admission Prices

The SF Zoo is thriving. They’ve got an adorable Sumatran tiger cub, many of their exhibits have been refurbished, and life is only getting better…

Rec And Park Plan To Rebrand Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Under Fire

Rec And Park Plan To Rebrand Jerry Garcia Amphitheater Under Fire

A park amphitheater in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood named for San Francisco rock legend Jerry Garcia could be renamed—but not if a local community group…