Firefighters at the scene of a fire at the Cypress Lawn Memorial Park crematorium, May 15, 2013. (CBS)

Fire Destroys Crematory At Colma Cemetary

A three-alarm fire destroyed a crematory in Colma Wednesday morning, a fire chief said.



Union City Man Arrested After Slathering Tombstones In Oil

A Union City man arrested for cemetery vandalism said he slathered vegetable oil on tombstones to ward off evil spirits.


Steve Tausan, Hells Angels

San Jose Police Out In Force For Hell’s Angel Member’s Funeral

San Jose police were out in force as Hells Angel member Steve Tausan was being laid to rest at the same San Jose cemetery where he was killed during a funeral for a leader of the group.


Memorial Day observance at SF Presidio

1000s Turn Out For Memorial Day Ceremony At San Francisco’s Presidio

The 143rd San Francisco Memorial Day Ceremony started with a parade and a procession from the Presidio grounds to the cemetery. Close to 2,500 people walked, many of them wearing their military uniforms, others waving flags.