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Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

Lawsuit Blocking Turf Fields At San Francisco Beach Chalet Dismissed

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a parent and environmental group that opposed plans to convert the city’s Beach Chalet athletic fields from grass to artificial turf.


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Proposed SF Condo High-Rise Could Cast Shadow On Union Square

The debate over plans to build a 47-story condominium tower on Mission Street downtown has spilled north of Market Street to Union Square, where opponents have raised concerns the building will cast too much shadow over the plaza.


Bicycle riders participate in a 2003 'Critical Mass' ride. ( David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

SF Planning Commission Approves New Bike Parking Plan

Bicyclists in San Francisco may soon find it a lot easier to find a parking space for their two-wheelers.


Artist's conception of a planned arena for the Golden State Warriors on Piers 30-32 on San Francisco's Embarcadero. (Golden State Warriors)

Public Divided Over Proposed Warriors Arena On SF Waterfront

San Francisco’s Planning Commission on Thursday gave the public an opportunity to weigh in on the proposal to build the Golden State Warriors’ Arena at Piers 30-32. Reaction ranged from unbridled enthusiasm to serious concerns.


Beach Chalet athletic fields at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Considers Artificial Turf For Beach Chalet Athletic Fields

A proposal to replace the Beach Chalet grass fields in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park with synthetic turf and lighting is being considered Thursday evening at a joint hearing of the city’s Planning and Recreation and Park commissions.


A boat competes in the Rolex Big Boat Series sailing regatta hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club on September 9, 2011 in San Francisco, California. San Francisco will host the America's Cup in 2013.

SF Commission OKs Environmental Impact Report For America’s Cup; Opponents Appeal

Neighborhood and environmental groups Friday filed an appeal of the final environmental impact report for the 34th America’s Cup sailing race in San Francisco, the same day Mayor Ed Lee announced a new development agreement with race organizers.


San Francisco Public Library North Beach Branch (

San Francisco Supervisors To Vote on North Beach Library, Park Plan

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are scheduled to vote next week in what could pave the way for a new library and playground in North Beach.


Treasure Island development, rendering

San Francisco Planners Approve Treasure Island Development

Supporters say developing these 400 acres in the middle of San Francisco Bay is a unique opportunity.


hard hat, construction, road closed

Opinions Split Over Proposed Parkmerced Expansion

New details have emerged about a plan to revamp a massive apartment complex near the San Francisco State University campus.


Singing Waiter Hits The Right Notes With San Francisco Planning Commission

Planners have approved a San Francisco Italian restaurant’s singing waiter proposal – Puccini with pizza.

CBS San Francisco–11/19/2010