You may think you don’t know what a “manic pixie dream girl” is — that’s the title of Katie May’s new play, a PlayGround-commissioned world premiere at the tiny Costume Shop — but you do. Think Annie Hall. Think Audrey Hepburn in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Think Zooey Deschanel. Apparently the term was coined by a film critic. Read More
Concerned with vandalism and dog poop, a San Bruno school now locks its playground and sports fields after school, preventing access to a spot that kids and families have enjoyed for decades.
“My kids grew up playing there when they were little,” said Debbie Gartner, who lives across the street from Parkside Intermediate School. Gartner said she often sees families wander up to the gate and then turn away. Read More
A playground in the outer Sunset that got a D on a safety report card would look more like this with permission from Rec and Park commissioners to spend $1.8 million on it. Read More
Lee Dahlberg and wife Deborah have lived in Daly City for more than 40 years.
The couple have seen changes to schools, recreation areas, streets and parks, so it’s no wonder the Dahlbergs supported the idea of a completely new playground at Westlake Park.
“Anything is an improvement from what’s been down there before,” Lee said. “From monkey bars to swing sets, anything will be nice.” Read More
On Saturday, residents of The City’s Sunset district will celebrate the recent renovation of the J.P. Murphy Playground, located at Ninth Avenue and Ortega Street. Recreation and Park Department staff will be on hand to offer tours of the new facility and take suggestions on what types of programs residents would like to see at the new recreation space. The open-house event is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, call (415) 831-2782. Read More