California’s Supreme Court has denied the Haight-Ashbury Neighborhood Council’s request to review the eviction of its recycling center, essentially ending the 40-year-old organization’s fight to stay in its home near Kezar Stadium. Read More
An unpermitted “Human Be-In” at Golden Gate Park this weekend will take aim at The City’s practice of drawing revenue from private corporate-sponsored events in public spaces. Read More
A man who allegedly attacked a police officer and a park ranger with a tree branch in Golden Gate Park on Sunday has been identified by police as 39-year-old William Henry Deegan.
Deegan, who is a transient, was arrested after an incident that began around 10 a.m. Sunday when he was approached by a park ranger in a forested area of the park near Transverse Drive, police Officer Albie Esparza said. Read More
A new management contract with the Golden Gate Park Golf Course could generate more than $400,000 annually for The City within five years.
On Thursday, the Recreation and Park Department’s operations committee recommended that the agency enter a five-year contract with the nonprofit First Tee to manage operations at the nine-hole course. Read More
Fresh off a seven-year stint on the Recreation and Park Commission, David Lee is attempting to pull off something that has never been done before: beating an incumbent in a Board of Supervisors district election. Read More
A motorcyclist was killed in a solo crash in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park Saturday night, police said.
The crash was reported at 9:40 p.m. Saturday and involved a motorcyclist and a light pole near the intersection of Kezar and Martin Luther King drives in Golden Gate Park, according to police. Police said the motorcyclist, identified only as a white man in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Read More
In response to the letter writer in support of Ross Mirkarimi’s reinstatement as sheriff (“Let Mirkarimi fulfill jail-system vision,” Letters, Monday), there is one main issue. Would applicants for law enforcement jobs or sheriff be considered if they had similar convictions on their records? The answer would be no. Read More
Justice was a lost concept in the Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi case (“Mirkarimi deserves another chance,” Wednesday). Read More
The grass may have been slightly brown after the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival in Golden Gate Park, but this year The City’s parks department will be seeing more green from the event. Read More
Three women were possibly sexually assaulted at the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival last weekend.
The attendees, whose ages range from 18 to the mid-20s, have come forward saying they were attacked at the Golden Gate Park concert, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The incidents are not believed to be related since they reportedly occurred in different locations of the music festival and none of the victims knew one another. Read More