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Recreation and Parks

(CBS)

San Francisco’s AIDS Memorial Grove Vandalized For The Fifth Time This Year

For the fifth time this year, the AIDS Memorial Grove in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park has been vandalized.

08/13/2014

San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

SF Rec And Park Officials Feel The Heat At City Hall After Death In Park

A hearing was held Thursday at San Francisco City Hall to examine the Recreation and Park Department’s safety policies and procedures, in the wake of last month’s tragic death of a 35-year-old mother who was allegedly run over by a Rec and Park employee while she was lounging in Holly Park. The employee was said to be driving an official department vehicle at the time of the accident.

10/11/2013

Christine Svanemyr (left) was fatally struck by a San Francisco Recreation and Park Department truck at Holly Park on September 5, 2013. City employee Thomas Burnoski is accused of hit-and-run in the case. (Bay City News Service, SFPD)

Lawyer: SF Parks Worker Didn’t Realize He Ran Over Woman

A San Francisco parks worker who ran over and killed a young mother as she lay at a Bernal Heights park earlier this month drove away from the scene because he did not realize he had struck her, his attorney said Monday.

09/16/2013

35-year-old Christine Svanemyr was fatally struck by a maintenance truck at Holly Park in San Francisco's Bernal Heights neighborhood on September 5, 2013. (Bay City News Service)

Widow Of Woman Run Over In San Francisco Park Grateful For Support

The husband of a woman who was fatally run over in a San Francisco park says he’s focused on how to honor his wife and be a single dad.

09/14/2013

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)

Suspect, Victim Identified In Fatal Hit & Run At San Francisco Park

A woman who was fatally struck at a park in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood on Thursday was a Zen monk, while the city employee who allegedly ran her over with a truck and drove away had a daughter die in a traffic accident earlier this year.

09/06/2013

Coit Tower

Coit Tower Preservation Measure Likely Headed To SF Ballot

Over 16,000 signatures have been turned into San Francisco’s Registrar of Voters from a group trying to preserve Coit Tower, which is well over the number needed to put the issue to voters.

02/07/2012

Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica. (CBS)

Sharp Park Golf Course Closure In Mayor Lee’s Hands

San Francisco Supervisors have given final approval to a measure that environmentalists hope will result in the closure of Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.

12/14/2011

Stow Lake (Wikipedia)

San Francisco Moves To Evict Stow Lake Boathouse Operator

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department is taking legal action Wednesday to evict the operator of the Stow Lake boathouse.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

A Segway tour in Golden Gate Park

Board Hears Opposition To Segway Tours In Golden Gate Park

San Francisco pedestrians and concerned residents complained at Monday’s Board of Supervisor’s Meeting when a committee held a hearing on using Segways on the paths of Golden Gate Park.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/14/2011

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