San Francisco Archbishop Holds Exorcism At Golden Gate Park Site Where Serra Statue Was ToppledArchbishop Salvatore Cordileone gathered a group of worshipers over the weekend at the site where Black Lives Matter protesters toppled a statue of Father Junipero Serra to conduct a exorcism because "evil is present here."
San Francisco Archbishop Outraged Over Toppling Of Golden Gate Park Junipero Serra StatueSan Francisco Archbishop Salvadore Cordileone has voiced harsh criticism of protesters who toppled a statue of Catholic missionary Junipero Serra in Golden Gate Park during a weekend Juneteenth demonstration.
SF Mayor, Residents Decry Vandalism of Golden Gate Park StatuesAs crews cleaned up in the aftermath of a Friday-night protest that resulted in three statues being toppled in Golden Gate Park, Mayor London Breed called out the perpetrators as vandals.
Photos: Juneteenth Protesters Topple Golden Gate Park Statues Of Serra, Key, GrantThe statues of Junipero Serra, Francis Scott Key, U.S. Grant laid on the ground in the pre-dawn darkness of Golden Gate Park Saturday, toppled, broken and defaced by a large crowd of Juneteenth protesters who gathered to demand an end to racial injustice.
Crowds Come Out To SF Parks, Beaches On Memorial Day After Weeks Of Sheltering In PlaceAt Ocean Beach, the Memorial Day crowds were as thick as the ones in Orange County that earned a tongue-lashing and shutdown from Governor Gavin Newsom.
Coronavirus Update: Major Street Closures Go Into Effect At 2 San Francisco ParksNew road closures went into effect at two San Francisco parks on Tuesday in an effort to give people looking to exercise more space to work out.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Shelter Order Extended To End Of May; Golden Gate Park's JFK Drive Limited To PedestriansMayor London Breed announced Monday that San Francisco's stay-at-home order will be extended to the of May and that a portion of Golden Gate Park's main thoroughfare -- JFK Drive -- will be shut down to traffic to give pedestrians and joggers room to practice social distancing while getting some fresh air.
Coronavirus Update: AIDS Walk San Francisco Becomes Online EventThis year's AIDS Walk will be an interactive streaming event online in light of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Blunts Any Attempt To Celebrate 4/20 At Hippie Hill In Golden Gate ParkFrom high above Golden Gate Park, you could actually see the green grass of Hippie Hill Monday instead of wall-to-wall people and clouds of smoke. You can see signs at ground level: Stay 6-feet Apart. Stay home. Closed.
'4/20' Celebrants Warned to Stay Away From Golden Gate Park MondayThe billowing clouds of pot smoke and hordes of people typically seen in Golden Gate Park on April 20 won’t be there this year.
Coronavirus Update: Bay Area Rap Legend E-40 Tells People To Stay Home On 4/20, Slow Virus SpreadBay Area rap legend E-40 joined calls for people to avoid gatherings on the day celebrating cannabis to slow the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Police Chief Warns 4/20 Travelers To Golden Gate Park They May Be CitedSan Francisco Police Chief Bill Scott on Wednesday warned anyone coming to Golden Gate Park on Monday for 4/20 that they could be cited, as the event has been canceled along with several other large gatherings due to the coronavirus.
Groups Of San Franciscans Gather At Parks On Sunny Easter Day Despite Shelter-In-PlaceA gorgeous Easter Sunday provided a challenge for people in San Francisco trying to shelter in place in an ongoing effort to mediate the coronavirus pandemic.
Golden Gate Park's 150th Birthday Party Dampened But Not Eclipsed By COVID-19Under a steady rain and the unseeable viral cloud that has changed all of our lives, Golden Gate Park's 150th birthday was an understated one, at least compared to what had been planned for this day.
Golden Gate Park To Host 'Virtual Concert Series' To Mark 150th AnniversaryWith the elaborate planned sesquicentennial celebration for San Francisco's Golden Gate Park put on indefinite hold by the coronavirus pandemic, organizers have announced a "virtual concert series" that will launch on April 4th.