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By Tom Stienstra, Photo: Leah Millis, The Chronicle Maxine McCormick, San Francisco’s 12-year-old fly-casting prodigy, became the youngest gold medal winner at a world-class sporting event in history Friday. She tied her coach, Chris Korich of Oakland, for the gold and they became dual world champions at the World Championships … Continue reading
“This do-whatever-you-want attitude can spoil a park, [says Adrian Benepe, a former head of the New York City parks department who now runs the Trust for Public Land’s national urban park program] for the same public it’s supposed to serve. Parks are a scarce and fragile resource. And so cities began to do … Continue reading
Alamo Square Park is closed for renovation until fall/winter 2016. Chain link fence panels are installed around the entire park perimeter. Please do not enter the construction for your own safety. If you observe someone trespassing or an opening along the perimeter, please contact 311. Thank you for your patience … Continue reading
Alamo Square will close on May 10 (Tue) to undergo a park-wide irrigation system replacement, construction of a new wheelchair-accessible restroom, and installation of new landscaping. Alamo Square will remain close for seven months, and is expected to reopen in fall/winter 2016. This $4.3M project is made possible by the Restroom … Continue reading
“Children in pastel-colored clothes scampered through the green grass of Golden Gate Park’s Sharon Meadow Saturday, celebrating Easter a day early thanks to the city’s Recreation and Park Department. The youngest visitors had a chance to search for treat-filled eggs hidden behind thin trees, lush bushes and thick roots. Families … Continue reading
San Francisco Magazine has released its 2016 City Report Card, an assessment of city services including schools, parks, housing and transportation. Echoing last week’s news that San Francisco residents highly approve of their parks, the magazine has given our park system a solid A-minus, citing new renovation projects, investment and … Continue reading
By Samantha Simonich San Francisco is a vibrant city with constant activity. Between concerts, baseball games, and parades, there is always something to do. The city is also home to a variety of unique festivals throughout the year that embody the diverse culture of San Francisco. See full list of events … Continue reading