San Francisco Doctors Write Prescriptions For 'Park Time' Rather Than PillsFeeling blue? Take a walk in the park. Got a chronic illness? Again, take a walk in the park. Overweight? You guessed it -- take a walk in the park.
40,000 Sign Petition To Stop Law Forcing Dogs To Be On Leashes In Bay Area ParksA San Francisco apartment dweller’s petition against a National Park Service plan to put further limitations on unleashed dogs in parks is gaining steam.
Pet Owners Protest Plan That Could Prohibit Off-Leash Dogs In Parts Of Golden Gate National Recreational AreaDozens of dogs and their owners gathered outside the National Park Service offices in San Francisco’s Financial District Wednesday afternoon to protest the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s new general management plan, which they say could prohibit off-leash dogs in the few remaining parts of the park where they are allowed.
Organic Dairy Ranchers Want Tule Elk To Be Removed From GGNRA PasturesOrganic dairy ranchers are urging authorities to remove tule elk from agricultural land in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area and Point Reyes seashore and build a large fence to keep them out.
CHP Helicopter Rescues Teenagers Clinging To Marin County Cliff Above Rodeo BeachA California Highway Patrol helicopter plucked two teenagers clinging to the side of a San Francisco Bay Area cliff in a dramatic rescue captured on video.
2 Teens Rescued By Helicopter From Seaside Cliff At Rodeo Beach In Marin CountyTwo male teens were rescued Friday evening from a 75-foot cliff in the Golden Gate Recreation Area in Marin County by CHP helicopter.
Alcatraz Reopens To Tourists Following End Of Gov't ShutdownHundreds of tourists stepped foot on Alcatraz Island for the first time in more than two weeks after the federal government reopened national parks closed by the shutdown.
Great White Shark Off Stinson Beach Prompts Swimming, Surfing BanThe Chief of the Stinson Beach Fire Department has confirmed to KCBS that a great white shark was spotted off the beach Monday afternoon, prompting a ban on swimming and surfing for at least the next several days.
Lawmakers Pushing SF Ban On Plastic Water Bottles At Events, ParksEnvironmentalists on Wednesday pushed for curbs on plastic water bottle sales in San Francisco City as well the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
Point Bonita Lighthouse To Reopen Saturday The Point Bonita Lighthouse, which closed to visitors in 2010 because of a dilapidated pedestrian bridge, will reopen to the public this weekend, a Golden Gate National Recreation Area spokeswoman said Thursday morning.
Crowd Speaks Out On Dog Leash Restrictions For Golden Gate Rec AreaMore than 100 people came out to speak on a federal proposal to restrict parts of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where dogs can go without a leash.
San Francisco Supervisors To Hold Hearing On Dog Leash LawsA hearing Monday will assess the possible effects of a federal proposal to restrict the areas of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area where dogs can go without a leash.