Phil Ginsburg http://kalw.org en Q & A with SF Recreation and Parks Chief Phil Ginsburg http://kalw.org/post/q-sf-recreation-and-parks-chief-phil-ginsburg <p><span style="font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; color: rgb(51,51,51); font-size: 13px">City Visions talks with Rec and Parks&#39; General Manager about&nbsp;the department&#39;s budget initiatives for next year, the $195 million parks improvement bond proposed for this fall&#39;s ballot, and what all of this could mean for your favorite neighborhood park.</span></p> Sun, 08 Jul 2012 00:43:49 +0000 Matt Martin 13234 at http://kalw.org Q & A with SF Recreation and Parks Chief Phil Ginsburg John McLaren: The man who planted two million trees http://kalw.org/post/john-mclaren-man-who-planted-two-million-trees <p>Just about everyone knows that the largest park in San Francisco is Golden Gate Park. But can you name the second largest one? (The Presidio doesn&rsquo;t count; that&rsquo;s federal.)&nbsp;</p><p>Named for John McLaren, San Francisco&rsquo;s first Superintendent of Parks, McLaren Park is just over 300 acres, about a third the size of its larger and better-known sibling. &nbsp;</p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Steven Short 5200 at http://kalw.org John McLaren: The man who planted two million trees