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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