Recreation And Park Department

Trash left behind following Saturday's Golden Gate Park 4-20 celebration. (SF Parks and Recreation)

Cleanup From Golden Gate Park 4/20 Smokeout Costs City $15,000

Pot enthusiasts packed San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Saturday for an unofficial celebration of marijuana, leaving behind a mess that city officials now say cost more than $15,000 to clean up.

04/22/2013

Ice cream makers, Ben & Jerry (credit: ADE JOHNSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Ben & Jerry’s Handing Out Free Ice Cream

A delicious tradition continues Tuesday with Ben & Jerry’s ice cream shops throughout the Bay Area and beyond giving away free scoops…

04/09/2013

Coit Tower

San Francisco Finds $1.7 Million To Fix Up Coit Tower

A plan to spend $1.7 million to fix up Coit Tower and restore its Great Depression-era murals has not derailed the campaign to create a dedicated source of funding for the landmark’s upkeep.

05/25/2012

Golden Gate Park Shuttle

San Francisco Launches Free Shuttle Rides In Golden Gate Park

With spring around the corner, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department has introduced a free shuttle ride for the public to use at the city’s Golden Gate Park on weekends and holidays, park officials announced Friday.

02/18/2012

Windmill

Historic Windmill At Golden Gate Park Refurbished

The second phase of the reconstruction of one of San Francisco’s two Golden Gate Park historic windmills wrapped up Monday when a copper dome was placed on the top by a giant crane.

09/12/2011

(CBS)

Graffiti Cleanup Remains Costly Business In San Francisco

One example can be found at the abandoned 19th Street street car station in the city’s Dolores Park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011

Golden Gate Park Botanical Gardens (www.sfbotanicalgarden.org)

Measure To End San Francisco Park Fee Approved For November Ballot

A ballot measure to block San Francisco from raising or adding fees at its parks has sparked a passionate debate about how the city will fund park facilities without unduly restricting public access.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/15/2011

Stow Lake (Wikipedia)

Stow Lake Operator Ordered To Vacate Premises

The current operator of the Stow Lake boathouse has been asked to leave by the end of the month so the new vendor can begin to move in.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/26/2011

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