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A man holds his dog in Dolores Park.

Supes Will Vote on Resolution to Oppose Restrictions on Dogs at Federal Parklands

The Board of Supervisors will vote today on District Supervisor Scott Wiener’s resolution to oppose the National Park Service’s new restrictions on dogs at federal parklands. Although largely symbolic, the resolution is one that has plenty of support from dog owners who rallied to Wiener’s support at a recent hearing and agreed with his vision of a dog-eat-dog world if...

Supervisor Wiener Calls for a More Balanced Dog Walking Plan

The ever-contentious discussion over where dogs can roam freely within the Golden Gate National Recreation Area (GGNRA) in and around San Francisco continues, as Supervisor Scott Wiener plans to introduce a resolution today that opposes the GGNRA’s controversial dog management plan. Concerned that the overhaul on dog use — introduced in 2011 and re-released last month by the GGNRA —will...
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Guess What? Mayoral Candidates Love Dogs

In a city named for St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals, it should come as no surprise that seven of the 16 mayoral candidates appeared recently in the Mission to discuss the dog issues of the day. Given the multitude of pet-friendly establishments and parks in San Francisco, many city dwellers think dogs here already have it...

The Beginning of a Cold Wet Weekend?

Last night was cold and wet, and it looks like unfortunately for the numerous shows, sales and block parties scheduled for this weekend, things are expected to stay that way. A hot mug of Four Barrel coffee and a nice grilled reindeer steak might help keep you warm, fortunately both are now available at Bi-Rite. Mmm…venison. (Hat tip to Kat...