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Mayor Ed Lee Vetoes Anti-Golf Sharp Park Ordinance!

Dec 19, 2011

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, on December 19, vetoed the Board of Supervisors' close- Sharp Park Golf Course Ordinance.

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Articles of Interest:

*SF Chronicle, 'Mayor Ed Lee Vetoes Sharp Park Legislation,' Dec. 19, 2011:

SF Chronicle Editorial, 'Don't Give Up Sharp Park,' Dec. 16, 2011:

 *Golf Digest, Bill Fields, 'Historic Sharp Park's Fate Hangs in the Balance,' Dec. 14, 2011:

*Geoff Shackelford, 'To USGA Critics, I Have a Message:  Give the USGA a Break,' Dec. 15, 2011:

*Golf World, Bradley Klein, 'SF Public Golf Under Fire, As Sharp Park Loses Vote,' Dec. 14, 2011: 

*Beyond Chron, Rochelle Metcalfe, 'I heard that! Sharp Park, Frogs, Snakes, and Golfers,'Dec. 8, 2011: