➤ “Despite years of talk, San Francisco still mulling ban on plastic water bottles,” Local News, Thursday Read More
Most people would agree that some things in life are worth saving. But in San Francisco, there is nothing even close to a consensus on what they are.
Should it be an aging library in North Beach that has no redeeming quality except that it was built by a firm that specialized in quaint little brick boxes? How about a Western Addition church whose interior has already been gutted and sold? Read More
Improvements to the energy infrastructure at Alcatraz, upgrades to trails and roads at Fort Mason, and an assessment of the Presidio’s coastal pathways will be discussed at a public open house tomorrow at Fort Mason that will cover a series of proposed projects in the Golden Gate National Recreation Area.
The area is part of the National Park Service, and incorporates large swathes of San Francisco, including the Presidio, Alcatraz, Ocean Beach and Fort Funston. Read More
I joined thousands of Americans across the country in celebrating the 16th annual National Public Lands Day on Saturday. The National Environmental Education Foundation estimated that more than 100,000 volunteers nationwide participated by working to make our national forests, monuments, wildlife refuges and parks better places by planting trees, repairing trails, cleaning campsites and picking trash out of rivers and wetlands. Read More