As the sun rose over JFK Promenade on Sunday morning, Dec. 18, thousands of people gathered in the Golden Gate Park to watch the stunning finale of the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
Letter to the Editor: Concrete at the Polo Field
Are you aware that the promoters and owners of Outside Lands (I assume) have somehow convinced the city of San Francisco to pour a permanent concrete slab on a huge portion of the western end of the Polo Field in Golden Gate Park?
Press Release: New Accessible Parking
New Lot Offers 20 Free Accessible Spaces in Heart of Golden Gate Park
Chan Raises Questions About Park Groups’ Accounting
San Francisco’s Parks Alliance and Recreation and Park Department are both facing scrutiny from District 1 Supervisor Connie Chan about their use of donations, after subpoenaed records were made public in an NBC Bay Area news report.
Press Release: SFMTA, Rec. and Park Support Keeping JFK Drive Car-Free
SFMTA, Recreation and Parks Recommend JFK Remain Car-free with Community Requested Access and Signage Improvements.
Press Release: Humanitarian Relief Concert for Ukraine in GG Park March 12
Humanitarian Relief Concert For Ukraine set for Saturday Afternoon, March 12, 2022, in Golden Gate Park.
Press Release: Access Improvements Launched in Golden Gate Park
Starting Saturday, Feb. 26, riders of Golden Gate Park’s free shuttle will enjoy major improvements including new weekday service, an expanded route with connection to public transit, more stops, and less waiting, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency announced today.
Press Release: Superior Court Judge Rules Westside Road Closures Legal￼
Decision ensures residents can continue to recreate safely at the partially-closed Great Highway, JFK Drive, and MLK Drive during the pandemic.
Press Release: Rossi Pool Reopens After Renovations
The beloved Richmond District pool and recreation center had a soft opening this week following a $15 million renovation.
Commentary: Paul Kozakiewicz
In January, the San Francisco Sunshine Ordinance Task Force determined that Rec. and Park’s, and its General Manager Phil Ginsburg’s, actions were in violation of numerous laws concerning governmental transparency and the release of public documents.
Letter to the Editor: SF’s Shady Pay-to-Play Politics
Today we are reaping what was sown when Gavin Newsom became mayor. Newsom appointed Mark Buell to run the Rec. and Park Commission and Phil Ginsburg to head the RPD.
Commentary: Paul Kozakiewicz
Wow, I’ve never seen the residents of the Sunset District so fired up as they are over the continuing closure of the Upper Great Highway.
Press Release: Pilot Program – Food Trucks on the Upper Great Highway
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department today announced the launch of a three-month pilot program for food trucks on the Upper Great Highway during days the roadway is closed to vehicle traffic.
Press Release: Renovated Golden Gate Heights Playground Re-Opens
With a design inspired by its wooded surroundings, a nature play area to spark creativity, and a dramatic spiral tower soaring above it all, the newly-renovated playground at Golden Gate Heights Park has opened to the public, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today. Photos by Michael Durand.
Press Release: Renovated GG Park Dog Training Area Opens
San Francisco’s largest fenced dog park will re-opened following a $2.4 million renovation that includes separate areas where big and small dogs can safely frolic, natural elements to climb and jump, and a new surface to run and play, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced.