Parks and Recreation

Adult Recess at Oakland City Hall. (Photo courtesy Doug Sovern/ KCBS)

Adult Recess-Day Activities Overtake Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza

Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza was transformed with a climbing wall, a volleyball court, tug-of-war, and other games for city workers to play with as part of Adult Recess Day.


Authorities on the scene of a fatal hit and run at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. Police said a City of San Francisco Recreation and Parks vehicle was involved in the crash. (CBS)

$15 Million Settlement Proposed In Death Of Sunbather Run Over By SF City Vehicle

The Recreation and Park Commission has recommended the approval of a $15 million settlement in the death of Christine Svanemyr, who was laying with her 11-month-old daughter and a dog at Holly Park when she was allegedly run over by a department worker last September.


Trails Map

Public Asked To Help Name Trails In SF’s Glen Canyon Park

Two trails at San Francisco’s Glen Canyon Park are in need of names and the city’s Recreation and Park Department is asking the public to submit ideas.


California State Parks

Governor Brown Signs State Parks Bill Into Law To Ensure Spending Oversight

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed several bills to keep California’s state parks open and ensure greater spending oversight in the wake of a scandal in which parks officials hid $54 million.


Gov. Jerry Brown

Melissa Griffin: Parks Scandal, Staff Raises Threaten Brown Tax Plan

Scandals in the California Parks and Recreation Department and raises for legislative staff make Sacramento look incompetent and tone-deaf.


San Jose City Hall

San Jose Budget Plan Details Deep Cuts

A proposed budget released Tuesday by San Jose City Manager Debra Figone calls for cuts in police and firefighter positions and a reduction in services to close a $115 million deficit.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/03/2011

Minnie and Lovie Ward Recreation Center Park

San Francisco Rec & Park Budget Avoids Cuts, Layoffs

Word that pink slips would not be mailed this year was welcome news, following several years of severe cuts within San Francisco’s Rec and Park Department.


Tina Fey Set For "SNL Women's Reunion Special"

Tina Fey Set For “SNL Women’s Reunion Special”

NEW YORK (CBS/AP) – NBC says that “30 Rock” star Tina Fey is paying a return visit to “Saturday Night Live” for a prime-time special showcasing some of its funniest ladies. Pictures: Tina Fey Along […]

CBS San Francisco–10/08/2010