Golden Gate Park http://kalw.org en Cannabis News Roundup: 04.18.14 http://kalw.org/post/cannabis-news-roundup-041814 <p></p><p><strong><em>NCAA lowers penalties… Martinez outlaws cannabis gardens… Did pot overdose lead to student death?... Cannabis vending machines in Colorado… “420” event in danger of being shut down… Willie Nelson smokes pot!... and more.</em></strong></p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>LEGALIZATION</em></strong></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:32:15 +0000 Steven Short 42568 at http://kalw.org Cannabis News Roundup: 04.18.14 Must love broccoli: A community garden plays matchmaker http://kalw.org/post/must-love-broccoli-community-garden-plays-matchmaker <p class="p1">San Franciscans love to garden, but a backyard is hard to come by if you live in an apartment. And the 36 city-operated community gardens have wait lists with hundreds of names on them.</p><p class="p1">That’s why the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department had to get creative on the Golden Gate Park Community Garden.&nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 03:12:55 +0000 Liz Pfeffer 42109 at http://kalw.org Must love broccoli: A community garden plays matchmaker An Afternoon with the Bard in Golden Gate Park http://kalw.org/post/afternoon-bard-golden-gate-park-0 <p></p><p class="p1">&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">In a quiet spot, just west of the bustle of the California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, sits a garden dedicated to English literature’s crowned prince: William Shakespeare. Once you make it past the entrance gate and down the worn brick path, you are transported into an English garden filled with manicured flower beds, trimmed lawns, and people escaping the noise of the city.</p><p> Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:53:02 +0000 Jeremy Dalmas 39676 at http://kalw.org An Afternoon with the Bard in Golden Gate Park Meet Golden Gate Park’s hairiest denizens http://kalw.org/post/meet-golden-gate-park-s-hairiest-denizens <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Betsy. Buttercup. Bambi. Those are not Disney characters but three of the eight female bison that live at the bison paddock in Golden Gate Park. Sarah King, the primary bison keeper, introduces me to them one afternoon. She works with fellow </span>hoofstock<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> fan, Jim </span>Nappi<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, Curator of </span>Hoofstock<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Marsupials at the San Francisco Zoo. </span>Nappi<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says he and King share a love for bison.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 23:56:27 +0000 Laura Klivans 38753 at http://kalw.org Meet Golden Gate Park’s hairiest denizens 33rd annual Comedy Day brings the laughs to Golden Gate Park http://kalw.org/post/33rd-annual-comedy-day-brings-laughs-golden-gate-park <p></p><p>Back in 1980, when comedian Jose Simon heard that the <em>San Francisco Chronicle</em> agreed to sponsor a free event, he founded <a href="http://comedyday.org/">Comedy Day</a> in San Francisco. This Sunday from noon to 5 pm, you can catch more than 40 comedians performing stand-up at Sharon Meadow in Golden Gate Park, as Comedy Day celebrates its 33<sup>rd</sup> year.</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 23:47:38 +0000 Ben Trefny 32796 at http://kalw.org 33rd annual Comedy Day brings the laughs to Golden Gate Park