A man pleaded not guilty Friday to robbing and killing another man in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park last week, a district attorney's office spokeswoman said.
Marcus Herrera, 23, is accused of killing 55-year-old Robert Musial, who was found by officers near Sharon Art Studio around 7:20 p.m. on April 27. Read More
A 55-year-old man who died in Golden Gate Park last week had been robbed and beaten, according to police, who said Wednesday that a suspect is in custody.
Robert Musial of San Francisco was found by Park Police Station officers on a bench behind the Sharon Art Studio at 7:22 p.m. Friday.
Police said his breathing was labored and he appeared to be experiencing a medical emergency. He died at the scene. Read More
Authorities have released the name of a man who died Friday night after possibly being attacked in Golden Gate Park.
The man — identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as 55-year-old Robert Musial, of San Francisco — was found by Park Police Station officers on a bench behind the Sharon Art Studio at 7:22 p.m. Police said Musial’s breathing was labored and he appeared to be experiencing a medical emergency. Read More
The massive 420 gathering in Golden Gate Park on Friday was a sobering experience for a teen who was stabbed in the arm while trying to save his female friend from being hit on.The incident, police say, was the only violent disruption during the gathering on Hippie Hill in Golden Gate Park, which occurs every April 20. The day is a celebration of marijuana, said to have begun at San Rafael High School in 1971, when about a dozen pot smokers met daily to smoke at 4:20 p.m. Read More
Coyote sightings in San Francisco could be posted online and mapped out under a management plan that also would include an educational campaign and tips on how to coexist with the animals. Read More
San Francisco’s beloved Golden Gate Park is no longer in the running to house a recycled-water treatment facility.The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission and the Recreation and Park Department announced Wednesday the facility is now planned for the Oceanside Wastewater Treatment Plant and a portion of the nearby California Army National Guard Armory property. Read More
A man was cut in the leg after an argument in Golden Gate Park on Saturday, police said. The 29-year-old victim was in an altercation with two other men near Alvord Lake around 8 p.m. when one of the men pulled out a knife and slashed the victim in the leg, police Officer Albie Esparza said. The victim was able to kick the knife-wielding thug away, police said. A second suspect attempted to punch the victim several times but did not make contact. Read More
A new financial report about Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is music to city officials’ ears, but some neighbors of Golden Gate Park still aren’t singing the praises of large concerts in the open space. Read More
A bizarre and tragic incident this week in which a young bison died in the Golden Gate Park paddock hours after at least one small dog was found in the enclosure has prompted the Recreation and Park Department to consider increasing signage about leash rules in the area. Read More
Golden Gate Park’s Speedway Meadow is now officially Hellman Hollow.
The Recreation and Park Commission voted unanimously Thursday to rename the portion of the park after 77-year-old billionaire Warren Hellman upon the urging of Supervisor Sean Elsbernd with the support of the Board of Supervisors.
The renaming drew support from San Francisco’s political elite, including Gavin Newsom, Nancy Pelosi, Willie Brown and John Burton. Read More