The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ Land Use & Economic Development Committee met today.

Item 4 on the agenda was a hearing on the Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s Draft Dog Policy, which has some dog owners rabid with dismay over proposed reductions in allowable off-leash areas for dogs within the federally supervised land.

The committee is made up of Supervisors Mar, Cohen, and Wiener, who has said he opposes the plan.

For a blow-by-blow, read Katrina Schwartz’s tweets of the meeting live from City Hall:

SF Supervisors’ GGNRA Dog-Plan Hearing 11 April,2011Jon Brooks


Jon Brooks

Jon Brooks is the host and editor of KQED’s health and technology blog, Future of You. He is the former editor of KQED’s daily news blog, News Fix. A veteran blogger, he previously worked for Yahoo! in various news writing and editing roles. He was also the editor of, which documented user-generated content about the financial crisis and recession. Jon is also a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S. He has written about film for his own blog and studied film at Boston University. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Brooklyn College.

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