It is just plain wrong to fence off an area of Golden Gate Park for three weeks for the benefit of a for-profit corporation even if some benefits accrue to the city.
In April 1919, the San Francisco Board of Education passed a resolution to name the first school slated for construction after the signing of the Armistice in honor of the San Franciscans who served. The thoroughly modern Argonne School was built quickly by the Board of Public Works.
By Erin Bank This year’s three-day Outside Lands music festival in Golden Gate Park, held Aug. 9-11, was one for the history books in many ways. According to Billboard Boxscore, 205,500 tickets […]
Links to Outside Lands photos, days 1 and 3.
Outside Lands, 2019. Photos from day three, Sunday, Aug. 11.
Photos from day one of the Outside Lands concert in Golden Gate Park. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019.
I read that you plan to donate proceeds from your performance at Outside Lands to the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and San Francisco Parks Alliance. Please don’t donate to these organizations.
As part of his rare live performance at Outside Lands this summer, Paul Simon announced that he will donate the net proceeds from his artist fee to environmental philanthropic organizations he believes in.
The last obstacle to extending the contract between the Outside Lands music festival and the City’s Recreation and Park Department was removed when the SF Board of Supervisors rejected an appeal to turn down the deal.
LAST CHANCE to get the City to adopt Noise Limits for the Outside Lands Festival (Sponsored Content)
Last chance to get the City to adopt Noise limits for the Outside Lands Festival. 3:00 PM, Tuesday, April 2, 2019, Legislative Chamber, City Hall, Room 250
1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA 94102
This is the meeting date and time for the FULL San Francisco Board of Supervisors, regarding the final approval for Outside Lands 10-year contract, with no conditional restraint on their level of sound, except “what they think is appropriate.”
On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Coalition for San Francisco Neighborhoods (CFSN) voted unanimously to support our Appeal of the Outside Lands CEQA Categorical Exemption and proposed 10 year Use Permit Extension.
After spending six months trying to convince the SF Recreation and Parks Dept. to adopt objective standards for noise levels from the Outside Lands Festival, on Jan. 17, the SF Recreation and Park Commission (SFRPC) ignored complaints from more than 200 SF residents and approved a 10-year extension of the Festival Use Permit with no noise limits.
In a unanimous vote on January 17, the commission sent the deal to the SF Board of Supervisors for final approval. The City’s contract with the Outside Lands Art and Music Festival expires in 2021.
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