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Artificial turf

An artificial lawn installed by First Impressions of San Ramon. (CBS)

Drought Boosts Business For Bay Area Artificial Lawn Installers, Water Companies Resist

Bay 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.

07/18/2014

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Lawsuit Blocking Turf Fields At San Francisco Beach Chalet Dismissed

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 Chalet athletic fields from grass to artificial turf.

12/04/2013

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Activists, Developers And Parents Go To Court In Golden Gate Park Turf War

The 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.

08/19/2013

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Soccer Fields In Golden Gate Park Approved To Get Synthetic Turf

The 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.

07/11/2012

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Synthetic Turf Approved For SF Golden Gate Park Beach Chalet Fields

A 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.

05/25/2012

Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

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.

05/24/2012

CA Reaches Settlement Over Artificial Turf

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) Some California playgrounds and stadiums will be a lot safer after the state of California reached a settlement with two artificial turf companies that will eliminate dangerous amounts of lead in their […]

07/17/2010

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