A project that repaired a beachfront pathway adjacent to the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica has environmental groups once again concerned about the direction of the San Francisco-maintained property. Read More
A legal filing by environmental groups that are trying to shutter Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal judge issued a stay on the lawsuit until October. Read More
A day after Christina Olague was appointed by Mayor Ed Lee to serve as the District 5 supervisor, she voted against the mayor’s veto on Sharp Park legislation that would have set stage for closing down that park’s golf course and transform it into open space while protecting the endangered species red-legged frogs and San Francisco garter snakes. Read More
A federal judge in San Francisco heard arguments Friday but deferred ruling on a bid by six conservation groups for a preliminary injunction that would limit pumping and mowing activities at the Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica.
The golf course covers part of the 417-acre Sharp Park in Pacifica. The park is owned by the city of San Francisco, which has operated it as an 18-hole public golf course since it opened in 1932. Read More
Every so often, circumstances present to government the potential for a win-win, an opportunity to create something that benefits people today as well as generations to come. That might be a cliché, but models do exist of successes and of squandered opportunities.
Building a world-class ballpark at China Basin — despite opposition from one-third of March 1996 voters — launched the creation of a vibrant neighborhood in San Francisco. That was a win. Read More
Six environmental groups filed a lawsuit against The City on Wednesday alleging that maintenance at Sharp Park Golf Course is responsible for killing endangered and threatened animals. Read More
Environmental groups are for a second time warning The City they will sue because the threatened frog and endangered snake populations near Sharp Park Golf Course in Pacifica are vulnerable.
The pending litigation issued on Nov. 17 by six environmental groups — Wild Equity Institute, Center for Biological Diversity, National Parks Conservation Association and three others — accuses the city of San Francisco of violating the Endangered Species Act. Read More
A woman who died after being swept underwater by a wave at Sharp Park Beach in Pacifica this afternoon has been identified by the San Mateo County coroner's office as 44-year-old San Carlos resident Grelia Smith.
Shortly before 1:45 p.m., Pacifica police officers and members of the North County Fire Department responded to a report of a possible drowning.
Arriving officers found Smith floating face down in the water about 35 feet from shore, Pacifica police said. Read More
Golfers, environmentalists and city officials interested in the fate of the Sharp Park Golf Course came to weigh in on a possible decision by San Francisco’s Recreation and Park Commission on Thursday — only to see the controversial matter postponed until next month. Read More
Maintaining the critical habitat for the threatened California red-legged frog, which makes its home in locations throughout San Mateo County, could cost up to $566 million during the next 20 years, according to a report released this month by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Read More