A man accused of killing another man and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other charges Tuesday afternoon, prosecutors said.
Traffic problems kept scores of music fans from arriving on time to Candlestick Park for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday night.
The body of 36-year-old Will Cornyn was found near the mouth of Cascade Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, after he headed out for a hike late Sunday.
People hunting for hidden cash in a Southern California park left a huge mess behind.
A once crime-ridden park in San Francisco’s Mission District is now teeming with community activity and the credit is going to a new unit within the police department.
Police in Palo Alto released a sketch Sunday night of a man suspected of harassing and groping a woman as she sat in a park in the College Terrace neighborhood on Friday morning.
Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children’s playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn’t make it a level playing field. This week’s Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.
Pole Mountain, Sonoma County’s highest peak, will be protected and preserved for public use as part of a $2.3 million sale to the Sonoma Land Trust.
Yosemite became the first wildland in the nation protected for all-time 150 years ago when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting the Valley and Mariposa grove. Later, in 1890, it became a national park. Over the last 150 years the park has played host to a number of dignitaries and celebrities – as well as about 4 million regular visitors a year.
A 35-acre wildfire burning in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in west Marin County is 50 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon, a Marin County Fire Department battalion chief said.