Pacific Rod and Gun Club
Following a vote this week by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, work could begin next spring to remove the lead contamination around the Pacific Rod and Gun Club at Lake Merced, but their lease expires in December.
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.
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’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.”
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.
San Francisco’s only outdoor shooting range is being evicted after 78 years on the southwestern shore of Lake Merced.
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.