Photo by Dolores Park Works

SF Gate’s City Insider is reporting that some vandals are wreaking havoc at the Dolores Park construction site:

“We hope it’s not a pattern, but we think it could be a pattern, that people are actually targeting the playground construction,” [Connie] Chan [of the Recreation and Park Department] said. 

The playground was slated to open at the end of March, but these instances of vandalism threaten to delay its opening date and inflate its cost, Chan said.

Read on.

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Rigoberto Hernandez

Rigoberto Hernandez is a journalism student at San Francisco State University. He has interned at The Oregonian and The Orange County Register, but prefers to report on the Mission District. In his spare time he can be found riding his bike around the city, going to Giants games and admiring the Stable building.

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  1. What kind of damage is 25,000.00 worth.

    Should’nt it be Secured at the end of day just like any other constructuion site in San Francisco???? Or because it’s a city project that taxpayers are footing the bill, there is no securtity ?????????

    Is this another excuse for pushing back date of

    Fed up with excuses.

  2. Interesting, they allegedly attacked construction equipment owned by contractors, not the play facility itself.

    1. I saw graffiti on some of the new concrete play structure. Until SF gets serious about classifying taggers as criminals rather than artists, a huge amount of city resources will continue to go into this type of clean up at the expense of other programs. Mission Local and Mission Mission should think about that when they give positive press to taggers in their publications too.

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