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Mayor Breed sounded less than thrilled that 4/20 is around the corner in a Monday press conference on the topic, and laid out the new rules now that there will be legal cannabis sales that day in Golden Gate Park.
Mayor Breed blasts Sup. Chan over car-free JFK: ‘You seem to have a problem with the existing process’
In a theatrical performance at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Connie Chan made hay over her car-free JFK Drive proposal, and the mayor called Chan’s comments ”not a responsible way” to decide the matter.
‘Entwined’ exhibit and Uncle John’s Tree get their holiday lighting ceremonies Thursday in Golden Gate Park
Bask in a double-dose of holiday glow in Golden Gate Park Thursday, as the LED forest Entwined and San Francisco’s “official Christmas tree” both have their official lightings one hour apart.
Plans to build affordable housing at the troubled ex-McDonald’s are still on, though much delayed, but the city just scrapped plans to put a homeless drop-in center there during the interim.
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.