Phil Ginsburg

Library artifacts invite Candlestick memories

Candlestick Park, where the Giants, the 49ers, The Beatles and the San…

 

SF looks to buy 3 sites, including former reservoir, for parks

San Francisco plans to spend more than $16 million to purchase space…

 

Mayor Lee to introduce competing ballot measure in battle over Beach Chalet turf fields

Dueling ballot measures this November, including one proposed by Mayor Ed Lee,…

 

Francisco Reservoir plan touches on San Francisco parks and housing issues

For years, the nearly 4-acre abandoned Francisco Reservoir has been eyed for…

Makeover of SF’s Coit Tower nears completion

Anne Rosenthal stood inside yellow caution tape that looped over her cart…

City Hall seeks truce for Rec and Park, gardeners

City officials on Wednesday attempted to tamp down a “big problem” between…

Union claims S.F. Rec and Park not living up to intentions of city gardener apprentice program

The Recreation and Park Department is defending its hiring practices in the…

Park improvements set to begin early next year with Prop. B passage

The 72 percent of voters who approved a $195 million bond measure…

San Francisco Rec and Park Department hoping to lure in patrons with app

It is now possible to rent out picnic tables or find directions…

Coit Tower gearing up for various fixes

Commission hears about roof repair and other structural plans for the Telegraph…

Community takes stroll to mark Walk to School Day in San Francisco

Schoolchildren, along with local elected officials, laced up their sneakers Wednesday morning…

Parks bond faces powerful foes

The Recreation and Park Department is placing a massive bond measure before…

Supes seek info to set down new rules for Coit Tower

After a contentious fight over restoration and maintenance policies at Coit Tower…

Golden Gate Park 'Human-Be-In' to protest park policies, consumerism

An unpermitted “Human Be-In” at Golden Gate Park this weekend will take…

3 Minute Interview: Phil Ginsburg

Since 2009, the general manager of the Recreation and Park Department has…

Impact of Prop. B on Rec and Parks uncertain

Coit Tower advocates won voter backing Tuesday for restoration of the historic…

Coit victory will corral cash for tower upkeep

Voters have effectively told The City to pay more attention to deteriorating…

San Francisco music festivals strike sour notes

A new financial report about Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival is…

Slew of candidates vie to be mayor’s pick for District 5 supervisor

Mayor Ed Lee’s upcoming appointment for District 5 supervisor is full of…

Chinatown rec center to be named after heroic Sept. 11 flight attendant

The San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission approved Thursday to name a…