Firefighters contained a bush fire that started early Tuesday morning near the Nation Cemetery in the Presidio, authorites said.
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.
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.
Recent coastal winds have uncovered long-forgotten headstones that were buried in the sand at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach nearly a century ago.
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.
Colma police said thieves stole brass and copper flower holders from more than 500 graves at the Cypress Lawn Memorial Park earlier this month.
A funeral will be held Saturday at the Oak Hill Cemetery for a Hells Angel member, two weeks after he was shot to death during a burial service at the very same cemetery.
Workers on Tuesday began installing new markers at a public cemetery near Sacramento where relocated Gold Rush-era gravestones had been marked with the N-word.
Supervisors in El Dorado county voted Tuesday to replace 36 gravestones that bear the N-word, giving the green light to state, county and community officials to design an alternative.
Government officials inched closer Thursday to removing a racial slur on the headstones of Gold Rush-era graves, even as a leading advocate refused to support their plans.