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San Jose Moves Ahead With New Cemetery To Accommodate Its Departing Residents

The city of San Jose is growing and that means its need for cemeteries is growing too.

12/23/2014

Headstones were miraculously untouched when a giant tree branch fell in Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno. (Courtesy: Steve Ray)

Headstones Miraculously Left Undamaged When Large Tree Falls In Golden Gate National Cemetery

Headstones were miraculously undamaged after a large tree fell in the Golden Gate National Cemetery Sunday.

10/05/2014

Cemetery Proposal in Contra Costa County

Battle Over Planned Cemetery Near San Ramon Coming To A Head

Residents of an East Bay community are in a fight over a proposed cemetery, but it may be that civic leaders have no way of stopping it.

08/15/2014

(CBS SF)

Neighbors Of East Bay Cemetery Complain About Condition Of Plots

Disheartened neighbors of an East Bay cemetery showing its age say its the victim of neglect.

08/06/2014

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The 5 Strangest Cemeteries In The World

Check out some of the world’s strangest cemeteries on your next vacation.

02/19/2014

Firefighters battle a brush fire in San Francisco's Presidio Cemetery. (CBS)

Brush Fire Contained In San Francisco’s Presidio Cemetery

Firefighters contained a bush fire that started early Tuesday morning near the Nation Cemetery in the Presidio, authorites said.

08/06/2013

Archaeologists excavate a cemetery known as a potter's field at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose on June 13, 2013. (Jeff Burbank / Bay City News Service)

Late 19th Century Burial Ground Explored At South Bay Hospital

Archaeologists are nearing completion of excavating a potter’s field on the campus of Santa Clara Valley Medical Center that contains the graves of paupers dating back to the 1890s.

06/13/2013

The family of Thomas Gonzales II built a mausoleum at the Oakmont Cemetery in Lafayette. (CBS)

Family Sues Lafayette Cemetery For $3.2M Over Vandalism

A family is seeking justice more than a year after their son’s remains were stolen from a $3.2 mausoleum due to an alleged security breach at a Lafayette cemetery.

06/13/2012

(David Gallagher /Western Neighborhoods Project)

San Francisco Ocean Beach Erosion Uncovers Forgotten Gravestones

Recent coastal winds have uncovered long-forgotten headstones that were buried in the sand at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach nearly a century ago.

CBS San Francisco–06/07/2012

A truck at the construction site at the Santa Clara Valley Medical Center on Bascom Ave. in San Jose. (CBS)

Old Cemetery Discovered During Construction Of South Bay Medical Facility

Construction crews at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center in San Jose have turned up more than a dozen pine boxes which could contain the remains of hospital patients who died more than a hundred years ago.

05/16/2012

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