Golden Gate Park
For the 91st holiday season in a row, the gigantic Monterey cypress tree at Stanyan and Fell Streets still dazzles as San Francisco‘s ‘official’ Christmas tree.
Beginning Dec. 1, Peacock Meadow will be illuminated by 2,000 LEDs that will be entwined within and surrounding three sculptural trees. “Entwined,” as it’s called, is an installation by Bay Area artist Charles Gadeken, and it is part of a small series of activities to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Golden Gate Park during the pandemic.
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40 of the Haight's unhoused have found safe shelter at the Stanyan Street tent village. But there appears to be no plan for hundreds of others sleeping on the street.
The city's parks and real estate departments have two weeks to identify land where homeless people can camp at a social distance.
As Mayor Breed continues to defy hotel room legislation, many city supervisors are hunting for vacant properties to use as tent camps.