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What a BLANKET AND JACKET GIVEAWAY Looks Like in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle

TweetIt looks like this, with about 20 people queuing up about 20 minutes before the event begins: Would SFGov / Rec and Park consider these fliers “illegal?” Yep, they would. Anyway, that’s what it looked like.

Know Your Foxes and Know Your Coyotes of Golden Gate Park – Both are Harmless – Tail Up or Tail Down?

TweetGet your 2015 coyote update from Hoodline. Coyotes are small, brownish, wild dogs, basically. They run with their non-bushy tails held down. Thusly, as seen on JFK Drive near the Bison Paddock, shortly before Fish and Game plumb blew this critter away, with a rifle: Lots of people don’t notice them, cause they hide most […]

Junior League: 1927

"Cadillac (Flappers, 1927) at de Young Museum, Golden Gate Park." Check out those headlights! 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

A Possible Defense for the Famous Red Light Running SFMTA MUNI Bus Driver in Golden Gate Park

TweetHere’s the sitch. But you can’t actually see the bus driver run the red in this video: Is there an all-red phase in the signal timing of this intersection? I assume so, but I don’t know. The yellow line shown is about 200 feet long. It’s possible that a MUNI bus could enter the intersection […]

On the Market: Elegant Brick Home on Golden Gate Park Wants $2.295M

A commanding brick home on Fulton, right across the street from Golden Gate Park, has just hit the market asking $2.295 million. The perfectly preserved four-bedroom house was built in 1925 and still retains its formal dining room, touches of...

Nature Scene at the World’s Smallest Lake: A Great Egret Across the Street from Our Busy Stanyan Whole Foods

TweetCan you even see Golden Gate Park’s “world-class” Alvord Lake on a map? I suppose, but it’s smaller than most ponds IRL. Anyway, here it is, complete with a giant Great Egret looking for food right across the street from people looking for food at the Whole Foods Stanyan:   Or you can play it […]

What Does RPD Burn in Golden Gate Park? – Is All This Smoke From Wood, Leaves, or Trash?

TweetIn my thoughts I have seen, Rings of smoke through the trees, but IRL I seen RPD making mad smoke by burning stuff in a wooded area east of the Conservatory of Flowers: From this chimney: See? So, RPD burns stuff in Golden Gate Park? Didn’t know that.

UPDATE: The Quasi-Unconstitutional Prayer Book Cross is STILL on Public Land in Golden Gate Park

TweetOur four-star Yelp-rated Prayer Book Cross doesn’t really belong on public land. Here’s a repost from 2009. I haven’t kept up on things, but I don’t think much has changed. It’ll take somebody to sue SFGov to have a chance to change this situation, the way things happened with the big cross atop Mt. Davidson. Just look […]

Predator: 1919

San Francisco circa 1919. "Cole touring car at Stow Lake, Golden Gate Park." Upholstered in alligator. 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.

ASSIGNMENT DESK: Ask People Who Use the Golden Gate Park Panhandle Playground to See If It’s Really “Failing”

TweetPer this bit on SocketSite, SFGov thinks it has 50 “failing” playgrounds. Does that means that all of them get an “F” grade, that they’re all basically worthless? For instance, let’s take a look at the Panhandle Playground. It has 4.5 Yelp stars. Isn’t that a pretty high rating for a “failing” anything? If you polled […]

President Barack Obama Replaced by Elderly White Man on Rec and Park’s Official Holiday Train

TweetWhen President Barack Obama was a more popular, he made the grade in Golden Gate Park: It was a thing. But now, he’s been replaced. As seen in December 2014: Oh well. Actually, I was surprised to see both Obama and Father Christmas on official gov’mint display in Golden Gate Park. Who will be honored next […]

James Corner Field Operations wins major competition to design a new national park in San Francisco

The Presidio Trust, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, and the National Park Service oversaw the seven-month long Presidio Parklands design competition, which sought conceptual ideas on reintegrating a portion of the Presidio that for seven decades had

High Line Designer To Create A New 13-Acre Park In San Francisco

James Corner Field Operations was chosen to design a 13-acre park in the Golden Gate Bridge National Recreation Area. James Corner Field Operations, the landscape architecture firm of New York High Line fame, has been chosen to design a new 13-acre park in San Francisco. Show More Summary

CW Nevius Roundup: An Apology to Oakland! – Plus Nevius the Union Activist – Plus Errors re: Golden Gate Park

Tweet1. The Apology. Normally I’d just do a retweet but I’ve been blocked from doing just that, so here’s a back-and-forth on the recent “This isn’t Oakland” bit: Now actually, in defense of The Nevius, I think he was merely channeling what the SFPD brass had to say, as Nevius is wont to do, about […]

The Train was Already Full, But Area Cyclist Manages to Squeeze in Anyway

TweetAs seen on JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park during RPD’s 85th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting event:

AM Linkage: Parkmerced's Comeback; A Second Transbay BART Tube?

Photo via Joe Newman · A 2nd transbay BART tube? Maybe, but not anytime soon · Cost of living destroys spending power of teacher salaries · SFMTA weighs free Muni for seniors and disabled persons · Golden Gate Park tree...

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