The annual Christmas tree burning tradition on Ocean Beach is advertised with a Burning Man-esque spirit of leaving nothing behind. But this year, participants did not follow suit.
"It took three days to clean up," said Alexandra Picavet, a spokeswoman for the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, which oversees Ocean Beach. Read More
Once Christmas is over, have any idea what will happen to your lightly-used conifer? One group certainly does.Friends of the Rootless Forest celebrates the end of the season with a bonfire — a largely unplanned one. The group reportedly picks up lonely Christmas trees throughout The City and burns them somewhere on Ocean Beach, often during the first week of January. Read More
Did you miss the Post Yule Pyre? That is the yearly event on Ocean Beach in San Francisco where a pile of thrown-out Christmas trees are incinerated on the sand.If you didn't attend the illegal event (fires on Ocean Beach are only allowed in the fire pits between Fulton and Lincoln), the neighborhood news site Ocean Beach Bulletin posted a video and description of what went on Saturday night. Read More