Julia Cheever, Bay City News
A federal judge in San Francisco heard arguments today but deferred
ruling on a bid by six conservation groups for a preliminary injunction
that would limit pumping and mowing activities at the Sharp Park Golf
Course in Pacifica.
The golf course covers part of the 417-acre Sharp Park in Pacifica.
The park is owned by the city of San Francisco, which has operated it as
an 18-hole public golf course since it opened in 1932.
The environmental groups claim maintenance activities at the golf
course harm two imperiled species: the San Francisco garter snake, which
is listed as an endangered species, and the California red-legged frog,
a threatened species.
U.S. District Judge Susan Illston took the case under submission after hearing arguments and did not say when she will rule.
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