Appeals Court Upholds Environmental Study Of Artificial Turf At Golden Gate Soccer FieldsA state appeals court in San Francisco has rejected a Sierra Club challenge to an environmental study of new artificial-turf soccer fields now being constructed at the western end of Golden Gate Park.
San Carlos Residents Question Watering Of Artificial Turf FieldIt sounded like a no brainer, San Carlos installed artificial turf to save water. Now, neighbors are asking why a turf field is still being watered.
Free Lawn Removal, Rebates For Homeowners Who Want A More Drought-Friendly LandscapeCalifornia's drought is driving more and more homeowners to give up their lush, green, water-guzzling lawns. Now, landscape companies are offering to rip them out for free, and water districts across the state are giving rebates as incentive.
Artificial Turf Stolen From Hayward ChurchEvil got the best of a thief who made off with an East Bay church’s artificial turf.
Soccer Players File Discrimination Suit Over Plans To Play Women's World Cup On Artificial TurfMembers of U.S. Soccer's Women's National Team, including Cal alumni Alex Morgan, have filed suit in Canada over plans to use artificial turf fields in next summer's FIFA Women's World Cup.
No Act: Tom Hanks Wants Sod For Women's World CupThe Concord-born actor is protesting the use of artificial turf for the six Canadian venues...
Drought Boosts Business For Bay Area Artificial Lawn Installers, Water Companies ResistBay Area companies that install artificial grass are seeing an uptick in business during California’s record drought. But certain water companies are discouraging their customers from installing turf.
Lawsuit Blocking Turf Fields At San Francisco Beach Chalet DismissedA 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 Chalet athletic fields from grass to artificial turf.
Activists, Developers And Parents Go To Court In Golden Gate Park Turf WarThe battle over what should be done to the Beach Chalet soccer fields in Golden Gate Park was fought out in San Francisco Superior Court on Friday.
Soccer Fields In Golden Gate Park Approved To Get Synthetic TurfThe San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved installing synthetic turf and lighting at soccer fields near the Beach Chalet in Golden Gate Park, over objections from environmental and wildlife groups.
Synthetic Turf Approved For SF Golden Gate Park Beach Chalet FieldsA proposal to replace the Beach Chalet grass fields on the western end of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with synthetic turf and lighting was approved Thursday at a joint hearing of the city’s Planning and Recreation and Park commissions.
SF Considers Artificial Turf For Beach Chalet Athletic Fields A proposal to replace the Beach Chalet grass fields in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with synthetic turf and lighting is being considered Thursday evening at a joint hearing of the city’s Planning and Recreation and Park commissions.

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