parks

SF looks to buy South of Market half-acre site for $10M for new park

Amid an ongoing housing crisis and soaring real estate costs, San Francisco…

 

San Francisco’s Children Need You to Vote Yes on Prop B

As the superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District, I see…

 

Protecting our parks is a priority

Noted historian Wallace Stegner called it “the best idea we ever had.”…

 

The worst kind of neighbor

What does it mean to be a good neighbor in a dense…

Debate continues over proposed park funding ballot measure

The proposed June charter amendment that would lock in increased spending on…

Dilapidated playground lent a friendly hand

West Portal Playground has seen better days, despite its reputation as the…

Free Wi-Fi in SF public spaces now on track for launch next month

A year ago, San Francisco received a $600,000 gift from Google to…

Supervisor Scott Wiener seeks to close parks at night

A San Francisco lawmaker's proposal to close city parks overnight is drawing…

San Francisco parks bond projects are lagging

Mission Playground renovations? Delayed 18 months. Chinese Recreation Center upgrades? Delayed 24…

Vote to keep petty politics out of our parks system

You have to wonder if some of our city officials spend enough…

San Francisco Alamo Square neighbors look to charge tour buses

Neighborhood groups have long groused about noisy tour buses spewing fumes around…

Mission district business owners want parking lot, not park

Several business owners around 17th and Folsom streets say they would rather…

Crackdown on midnight mayhem

A recent rash of violence and vandalism in Golden Gate Park has…

Playgrounds make leap in safety

The City’s playgrounds are safer on average than they were two years…

Lead levels in The City's parks persist

Paint chips with hazardous levels of lead could be threatening children in…

Spat may delay Dolores Park upgrades

A spat over how to spend more than $1.5 million in private…

Park reaping fruit of collaborative efforts

For years, Crocker Amazon was one of the most neglected parks in…

Park department seeking money for recreation centers

Three recreation center projects funded by voter-approved bonds have suffered significant delays…

Bucks from bond to boost bayfront

From India Basin to Heron’s Head Park, San Francisco’s waterfront is dotted…

Plenty of green for green spaces

The City spends a lot of green on its parks. San Francisco…