Lake Merced

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.

11/26/2012

Firefighter Graphic

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.

09/21/2012

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.”

09/16/2012

A bat hangs from a branch (Michal Cizek/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.

08/24/2012

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

SF Gun Club Holds Out For Agreement As Eviction Deadline Looms

San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range is holding out hope that negotiations can prevents its 78-year run at Lake Merced from coming to an end this summer.

07/19/2012

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

San Francisco To Evict City’s Lone Outdoor Shooting Range

San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range is being evicted after 78 years on the southwestern shore of Lake Merced.

07/17/2012

Pacific Rod & Gun Club

SF Faces $10 Million Toxic Waste Problem At Lake Merced Gun Club

Cleaning up 60 years of lead bullets and clay ducks from the shooting range on the shore of Lake Merced could cost San Francisco taxpayers as much as $10 million, city officials said.

05/24/2012

Emergency personnel at the scene of a car crash at San Francisco’s Lake Merced. (CBS)

2 Hurt As Car Plunges Off SF Lake Merced Cliff

Two people were taken to a hospital after a crash near San Francisco’s Lake Merced Monday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011

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Driver Arrested For DUI After 3-Car Crash In San Francisco

A motorist was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after a three-car crash near San Francisco State University on Saturday morning that sent one person to the hospital.

CBS San Francisco–12/27/2010

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