The same city politicians who have supported Occupy SF are now backing the renaming of a section of Golden Gate Park after one of San Francisco’s most recognized members of the 1 percent. Read More
The transient population in Golden Gate Park has dropped since Occupy SF set up camp at Justin Herman Plaza in October, according to San Francisco police.
A cop who works the beat in Golden Gate Park reported Friday that fewer people have been camping in the park at night, Park Police Station Capt. Denis O’Leary said. Read More
Community members will soon get a chance to publicly sound off about controversial proposed soccer field renovations in Golden Gate Park.
Thursday, the Planning Commission will hold a hearing about the draft environmental review for the Beach Chalet Athletic Fields, a project that calls for floodlights, bleachers and four new synthetic-turf fields. Read More
The red-tailed hawk that was shot in the head with a nail before being treated and released last month was spotted Sunday afternoon in San Francisco and is doing well, WildRescue director Rebecca Dmytryk said.The bird was identified by the federal band on its right leg. The hawk was sighted in Golden Gate Park by park visitors, according to WildRescue officials. Read More
A drunken stumbling woman says someone knocked her out and dragged her to Golden Gate Park, and a man with an apparently optimistic view of the world thought it was a great idea to count his money at one of San Francisco’s seediest intersections. Here’s a sample of the SFPD’s weekend blotter.25th Avenue and Lincoln Way 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. Sunday Read More
Now that the hawk believed to have been shot with a nail gun is back in the wild, authorities are looking to nail the person responsible for its injuries.
Authorities plan to run the construction-equipment equivalent of a ballistics test on the nail recovered from the hawk’s skull to narrow the search for a culprit in the federal animal cruelty crime. Read More
A hawk believed to have been shot with a nail gun returned home Wednesday in good health.The hawk’s medical caretakers, the team that captured the bird, and San Francisco Animal Care and Control gathered at the Botanical Gardens in Golden Gate Park to release the bird in the same spot where it was captured Oct. 22. Read More
A new bike lane planned for Golden Gate Park has raised the ire of disabled advocates who say the pathway poses a safety hazard.
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A red-tailed hawk that was shot in the head with a nail gun earlier this month and rescued in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park over the weekend is recovering at a San Jose animal hospital.The injured hawk, a female juvenile, was lured into a trap around 5 p.m. Saturday at the San Francisco Botanical Gardens, according to WildRescue, a Monterey-based wildlife rescue group. Read More
Schools across San Francisco are strapped for cash, so for those around Golden Gate Park, this month’s Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival was a big opportunity. Over the festival weekend, Parent Teacher Associations manned the schools’ parking lots, charging concertgoers up to $25 to park.But some PTA volunteers were surprised when inspectors from the Treasurer and Tax Collector’s Office showed up during the weekend and demanded that they collect a 25 percent tax on parking. Read More