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Lake Merced

The Lake Merced Boat House in San Francisco reopened Tuesday after a $3.2 million renovation upgrading the interior and exterior of the facility. (CBS)

Lake Merced Boat House Reopens After $3.2M Renovation

The Lake Merced Boat House in San Francisco reopened Tuesday after a $3.2 million renovation upgrading the interior and exterior of the facility.


Karine Icher. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Icher Impresses In Day 1 Of Swinging Skirts LPGA Classic At Lake Merced

Karine Icher and her caddie husband, Fred, evaluated the conditions and course at challenging Lake Merced and decided on a Day 1 strategy: stay short of the pin and putt uphill.


Pacific Rod & Gun Club

San Francisco Gun Club Hopes New High-Tech Members Can Help Keep Range Open

A San Francisco gun club, one of the Bay Area’s oldest, is in danger of being shut down by the city. But there is hope however that the growing number of members—including many from the high-tech community who are just discovering the sport—will help keep the club open.


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Man Killed After Hitting Curb, Flipping Car Near SF’s Lake Merced

A 24-year-old man was killed in a car crash near San Francisco’s Lake Merced on Monday night, police said Tuesday.


Pacific Rod & Gun Club

Lake Merced Gun Club Advocates Pack SF Utilities Commission Meeting

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission was looking at the future of Lake Merced and gaining the public’s input on everything from maintaining adequate water levels to the continued presence of the Pacific Rod and Gun Club.


San Francisco Muni

Woman Struck By Muni Bus Dies

A woman who was hit by a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus on Saturday near Lake Merced has died.


Great-Tailed Grackle.  (Photograph taken by Patrick Coin; Source: Wikimedia Commons)

‘Devil Birds’ Spotted Moving In On San Francisco’s Lake Merced Area

An aggressive bird species that preys on the eggs of other birds and is known to make quite a racket has been sighted in San Francisco.


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Portable Toilet Fire At SF Lake Merced Suspected As Arson

A portable toilet was set on fire Thursday evening near Lake Merced, according to San Francisco police.


Pacific Rod and Gun Club

Eviction Suspended For Historic SF Gun Club At Lake Merced

San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range no longer faces imminent eviction, now that the deadline to vacate the shores of Lake Merced has been suspended “indefinitely.”


A bat hangs from a branch (Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Rabid Bats Turning Up Around SF’s Lake Merced

San Francisco public health officials announced today that another rabid bat was found dead near Lake Merced last week, the fifth one discovered in the area so far this year.




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