San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Supervisors Approve Overnight Closure Of Parks

Parks in San Francisco will soon be off-limits overnight after the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to shut them down between midnight and 5 a.m.

11/06/2013

2013 Outside Lands Music And Arts Festival - Sutro Stage - Day 1

Outside Lands Rakes In Economic Rewards For San Francisco Businesses

The organizers of Outside Lands say the music festival has been a major economist boost for San Francisco since it began six years ago.

08/15/2013

A giant American flag is spread across the field during the singing of the National Anthem before the San Francisco 49ers' season opener against the Seattle Seahawks at Candlestick Park on September 11, 2011 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49ers Owner Plans Special Farewell For Candlestick Park

San Francisco 49ers owner Jed York said Wednesday his team and the City of San Francisco are making big plans for fans to say goodbye to Candlestick Park before it is demolished sometime next year.

08/14/2013

A family rows a boat on Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. On the first day of summer, the San Francisco Bay Area is experience its first heat wave of the season with temperatures in the 70's at the coast and up to 100 degrees in the inland areas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Parks To Get Major Overhaul From Bond Money

The 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Bonds measure was overwhelmingly approved last November.

08/07/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Balk At Plan To Close SF Parks At Night

Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a bill on Tuesday that would close San Francisco City Parks at night. The city’s homeless advocates, however, say that the measure would criminalize park dwellers.

07/23/2013

Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council Recycling Center

Protesters Rally Against SF Recycling Center’s Eviction Notice

A small group of protesters who support the Recycling Center near Kezar Stadium in Golden Gate Park staged a rally in front of San Francisco City Hall Tuesday against the center’s eviction.

12/12/2012

San Francisco, world cup, Soccer, Civic Center

San Francisco To Host Olympic Viewing Parties At Civic Center Plaza

The city of San Francisco is inviting the public to a couple of Summer Olympics viewing parties at Civic Center Plaza next week.

07/31/2012

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

A skateboarder performs a manuever. (City of East Palo Alto)

San Francisco’s Skateboarding Options Grow As City Promotes Outdoor Activity

San Francisco opens a new skateboarding park as part of a Recreation and Park Department program to get kids to be more active.

12/10/2011

Green compostable collection bin, San Francisco (AP)

San Francisco Compost Giveaway Draws Thousands

Recology and San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department teamed up once more as thousands lined up for a free compost giveaway on Saturday.

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