Much has changed this past year in the Music Concourse of Golden Gate Park, from statues coming down and museums closing then reopening, to a brightly lit observation wheel rising 150 feet into the sky.
Pickleball is the fastest-growing sport in the U.S., and it is gaining popularity in San Francisco.
The controversy about keeping Golden Gate Park’s John F. Kennedy Drive car-free east of Transverse Drive after the pandemic ends is shifting into overdrive. A new study might help steer the debate.
Is JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park accessible to all or just to able bodied and financially able?
The night sky, like the air, land and oceans, is a precious resource and belongs to everyone. It is our human heritage and the night sky truly gives meaning to our lore, literature, history and art.
Pershing lived in the San Francisco Presidio in 1914, when he had the rank of brigadier general (one-star). On Aug. 27, 1915, Pershing’s wife and three of their four children perished in a Presidio house fire; Pershing was in Texas, due to instability of the Mexican Revolution.
For more than a year, the public has been enjoying a car-free experience along John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park, from the eastern entrance of the park to Crossover Drive. But when the pandemic restrictions are finally lifted, they might face a choice of keeping it this way or not.
The San Francisco Fire Department (SFFD) is calling on city leaders to prioritize spending for more hose tender fire trucks. This particular type of fire truck costs $1 million each, and while orders have been placed for a few of them, according to a 2019 Civil Grand Jury (CGJ) report, that will not be nearly enough.
Motorists traveling through the Richmond District and Golden Gate Park along California State Route 1 can expect some road-sharing. changes soon.
Photos and captions by Emily Huston.
he annual 420 celebration in Golden Gate Park has been cancelled for a second year due to the state and local restrictions on large gatherings, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced,
Six pairs of great blue herons are now sitting on their nests and incubating eggs in their island tree at Golden Gate Park’s Stow Lake. In April, eggs will begin to hatch in the various nests and a cacophony of squawking will be heard far and wide.
Looking northwest from Sweeny Observatory at the top of Strawberry Hill in Golden Gate Park in 1898, this picture shows a sandy Richmond District and barren Lincoln Park. Prayerbook Cross is in the center foreground.
The first polo match at the Polo Field was on Nov. 11, 1898 (reported the next day by the San Francisco Call). Horsemen from the Burlingame Club played for two hours, with an intermission, in front of thousands of spectators.
No one seemed to care that there was no splashy ceremony with speeches and VIP guests on opening day at the massively renovated Golden Gate Park Tennis Center (GGPTC) on March 3.