Organizers of the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival today announced the lineup for the sixth-annual three-day concert in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park.
Paul McCartney, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails and Phoenix are among the headliners at the festival, scheduled from Aug. 9-11. Read More
The suspect charged with viciously kicking a toddler for no reason at a Golden Gate Park playground Monday did not appear for her arraignment Thursday because she was reportedly too busy yelling and screaming in her holding cell.
More details have been released about the epic meltdown in which 24-year-old Sabryna Bell allegedly terrorized multiple children and their parents at the Koret Children’s Quarter Playground. Read More
Welcome to San Francisco.You’re almost 2 years old, you’re going to be the flower girl in a wedding. You’re kicked in the chest by an unhinged woman in a Golden Gate Park playground. Read More
A couple strolling through Golden Gate Park on Thursday morning passed by a tree with a small white sign attached to it saying the perennial is on the chopping block.
The tree is one of 155 that the Recreation and Park Department plans to remove from Golden Gate Park in the coming months. It also plans to plant more. The project is the second phase of a program that targets hazardous trees throughout the park, which has an estimated 25,000 trees and 13 million annual visitors. Read More
After 40 years of offering recycling services to the communities surrounding Golden Gate Park, the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council’s recycling center and plant nursery officially closed Sunday.
The site is expected to become a community garden, which has been a goal of the Recreation and Park Department for nearly 10 years. Read More
There’s nothing like misplaced expectations to muck everything up.
For years, Pacific Catch was just a massive, hokey-looking spot I’d spy while cruising down Lincoln Way. I never paid it much mind; chain restaurants rarely make it on the radar.
Then I was struck by that dastardly rule of threes. In a one-month period, three different people — one a food writer — told me Pacific Catch was much better than it looked. Read More
Large-scale events proposed for San Francisco’s public parks could receive more public scrutiny under a proposal introduced Tuesday by Supervisor John Avalos.
Avalos wants the Recreation and Park Commission to hold special informational hearings for any event that would occupy 25 percent of a park and run for more than 48 hours. Read More
Most neighborhoods west of Twin Peaks are quiet, quasi-suburban enclaves with intermittent commercial centers where residents gather often, and which outsiders frequent once in a blue moon. Many people move to the outerlands and Avenues to escape the bustle of the eastern part of The City and visit shops and eateries frequented primarily by neighbors. Read More
The recycling center and nursery next to Kezar Stadium will still be evicted, but when exactly is unknown.
An eviction notice was given to the Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council’s recycling site Nov. 29. By law, the center and native plant nursery had until Wednesday to voluntarily pack up and move out of Golden Gate Park, according to Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Kathy Gorwood. But that did not happen. Read More
I think I’m losing my mind with what’s going on in San Francisco these days, but I still have a much better grip on reality than Supervisor David Campos and his crusaders for free Muni youth passes.
This insanity can’t get much more obvious than when two facing pages in The San Francisco Examiner feature stories about Sunday parking meter enforcement and free passes for the kids who bring loud music, litter, cussing and fighting onto the buses. Read More