San Francisco Recreation and Parks

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.
San Francisco Braces For Financial Hit When 49ers Move To Santa ClaraThe pending departure of the San Francisco 49ers to Santa Clara is already causing something of a financial headache within the City's Recreation and Park Department, as it begins work on a new two-year budget.
Opponents Claim Health Concerns In SF Beach Chalet Soccer Field CaseOpponents of a plan to re-tool the Beach Chalet Soccer Field in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park were back in court Tuesday to object to things like, artificial turf, the lighting and even the location.
SF Central Subway Foes May Sue After Union Square Plans ApprovedWhile city officials approved plans for a Union Square station on the Central Subway, opponents said they could file lawsuits to put the brakes on the project with the hope of derailing it entirely.
SF Coit Tower Measure Pits Preservationists Against Park AdvocatesA June ballot measure to preserve San Francisco's historic Coit Tower and its 27 WPA murals is pitting preservationists against park advocates.
Cash-Strapped SF Parks And Rec Wants Parking Rate Hike At GG Park GarageA one dollar an hour price increase at the Golden Gate Concourse Parking Garage was unanimously approved this week by the Park and Recreation Commission, but still needs the Board of Supes approval.
Coit Tower Preservation Measure Likely Headed To SF BallotOver 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.
Graffiti Cleanup Remains Costly Business In San FranciscoOne example can be found at the abandoned 19th Street street car station in the city’s Dolores Park.
Measure To End San Francisco Park Fee Approved For November BallotA 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.
Zipline Returns To Skies Above SF Financial District Thrill seekers again have the opportunity to fly high above San Francisco’s Financial District with the return of a 750 foot zipline above Justin Herman Plaza.
Board Hears Opposition To Segway Tours In Golden Gate ParkSan 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.
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