Are San Francisco city leaders interested in the idea of removing O’Shaughnessy Dam and restoring the Hetch Hetchy Valley? Depends on who you ask. We asked Mike Marshall, the Executive Director of Restore Hetch Hetchy.
A proposal to build a freeway-style off ramp from the Cabrillo Bridge at San Diego’s Balboa Park is raising more than a few eyebrows among preservationists and park advocates. Even the National Park Service is voicing its concern, stating the development threatens Balboa Park’s status as a National Historic Site. Bruce Coons of the Save Our Heritage Organisation talks about the proposed redesign’s threats to the integrity of one of the nation’s great urban spaces.