East Bay Parks Buying Contra Costa County Farmland To Help Protect Threatened AnimalsThe East Bay Regional Park District’s Board of Directors voted Tuesday to purchase a tract of farmland in Contra Costa County to provide habitat for threatened animals, according to district officials.
San Francisco Ballot Measure Would Set Aside City Funds For Parks San Francisco Supervisor Mark Farrell introduced a ballot measure this week that he said could generate an additional $350 million for city parks over the next 15 years.
California Beaches, Parks Turning Off Showers, Foot-Faucets To Save Water During DroughtCalifornia state beaches and parks are turning off the taps starting Wednesday.
Muir Woods Entry Fee Going Up From $7 To $10Entry for children under 16 years of age will continue to be free, said the National Park Service, which announced the price increase on Thursday.
$1.5M Spent To Renovate 2 Public Restrooms In San FranciscoRecreation and Park Department officials opened renovated public restrooms Friday along Ocean Beach in San Francisco, city officials said.
6-Fold Increase In San Francisco Homeless Citations Directly Coincides With Ed Lee’s Tenure As MayorThere's been a significant increase recently in the number of citations issued in San Francisco to the homeless who camp out in the city's parks and open spaces.
Free Entrance To National Parks Offered This Weekend This weekend may be the perfect time to visit a national park, as entrance fees are being waived for the third time this year.
Sex Offenders Allowed To Live Closer To Schools, Parks Under New California RegulationsCalifornia will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.
San Francisco Recreation & Parks Manager Hit By Falling Tree, Critically InjuredA San Francisco Recreation and Parks manager is in critical condition after being struck by a falling tree in the city’s Bayview district Tuesday morning, firefighters said.
Design Forum Held To Give San Francisco’s Most Dilapidated Playgrounds A MakeoverSan Francisco is poised to spend millions of dollars to improve some of the city's most dilapidated playground and planners are getting public input on how they should move forward.
Plan For Free Admission To National Parks For 4th Graders, Their Families To Be UnveiledPresident Barack Obama is turning a historic South Side neighborhood in Chicago into a national monument Thursday, in a visit that also could provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.
Chicago Sued Over George Lucas' Lakefront Museum PlanOpponents of Lucas' Chicago museum says "This is not the spot you're looking for"