Recreation and Park Department

Eco pop-up at Dolores Park deemed success for second year running

Attempts to keep busy Dolores Park clean and tidy this summer, while…

 

Rec and Parks gardener claims he was unfairly retaliated against at work

A city-employed gardener claims he was unfairly chastised at work for letting…

 

SF agencies aim to snuff out 4/20 side effects

Litter in a tie-dye stained Golden Gate Park. Streets clogged with traffic.…

 

Excelsior Playground sees improvements after rat infestation, attempted break-in at clubhouse

The hole where a rat chewed through a bathroom door into the…

Debate continues over proposed park funding ballot measure

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

San Francisco may deploy drones for variety of uses

San Francisco’s government may put some eyes in the sky as city…

Giants, others ready to enforce SF’s smokeless tobacco ban

San Francisco’s first-in-the-nation legislation striking out smokeless tobacco at all baseball and…

Revamped toilets to open at Portsmouth Square

During Saturday's Chinese New Year Parade, Chinatown power broker Rose Pak promised…

Beach Chalet athletic fields project on schedule despite continued opposition

Construction for the artificial turf and new lighting at the Beach Chalet…

Recreation commission recommends plan for refreshment kiosk on Coit Tower’s westside

The remaining matter of discord surrounding Coit Tower — where to position…

West Portal home to new center serving Asian seniors

Despite being one of the largest supervisorial areas, District 7 in The…

North Beach residents go to bat to raise funds for DiMaggio Playground renovation

It was a night when three generations of North Beach residents who…

Harding Park’s PGA agreement revised to address criticism

There was much celebration across San Francisco when the PGA Tour announced…

New vision for Joe DiMaggio Playground in North Beach close to being realized

A decade and a half ago, two mothers whose families live in…

Coit Tower vendor proposes new concession kiosk to help with costs

Coit Tower reopened in its restored fashion in May with a new…

San Francisco officially launches free wireless service in 32 public spaces

San Francisco is officially rolling out free Wi-Fi service in 32 public…

SF family remembers flight attendant on 9/11 anniversary

A couple days ago, in preparation for today's 13th anniversary of Sept.…

Chinatown hopes return of St. Mary’s Square project will retain traditional feel

In ultradense Chinatown, open space is a commodity -- as is sunlight.…

Rec and Park Commission approves new contract for Gleneagles Golf Course

The Recreation and Park Commission unanimously approved a new contract Thursday with…

Gleneagles Golf Course to continue negotiating lease with SF through August

Gleneagles Golf Course received a mulligan in its quest to remain open,…