Funding SF Recreation and Parks

From SPUR:

SPUR and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department convened a task force earlier this year to discuss long-term revenue solutions to sustain the department’s operations. The task force explored a number of funding alternatives and recommended a diverse set of options that could help the department shake the deficits of recent years. Join RPD Director Phil Ginsburg, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission Chair Mark Buell and SPUR Good Government Director Corey Marshall as they present the findings of the task force’s recent report: Seeking Green.

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Tonight: Tour Proposed New Public Spaces with Rec & Park

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Get ready to peek into a possible future for San Francisco parks. This evening and next week, the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department will lead a tour of four properties being considered for purchase and transformation into parkland. The locations being considered are at 17th and Folsom; Palou and Phelps in the shadow of […]

Sharp Park walking tour

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Form SPUR: Sharp Park is a beloved public golf course in Pacifica that is facing unprecedented management challenges. Prone to flooding, the park is home to two endangered species and threatened by sea level rise and beach erosion. Lisa Wayne and Dawn Kamalanathan of the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department will discuss current environmental management strategies at Sharp […]

Hayes Valley Community Center Tour

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From SPUR: The nonprofit Trust for Public Land (TPL), partnered with San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department and WRNS Studio, recently updated a 1958 park located between San Francisco’s Hayes Valley and Western Addition neighborhoods. Reflecting TPL’s mission to create livable communities through land conservation, the new playground and clubhouse provide this dense area with […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, five mayoral candidates talk transit with the SFTRU, SPUR hosts forums on improving bicycling and transit, and Walk SF tours the Islais Creek Watershed. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SFTRU Meeting: Mayoral Candidate Forum. Mayoral candidates Phil Ting, David Chiu, John Avalos, Tony Hall, and Terry Baum will join tonight’s San Francisco Transit […]