Demolition

A view of the demolition of Candlestick Park with the 1970s-era addition to the stadium in the process of coming down. (Ron Cervi)

Candlestick Park Demolition Offering Stark Images Of Disintegrating Stadium

There was a time when the popular preference for doing away with Candlestick Park was for a spectacular implosion, much like has been done with other stadiums with the signature moment captured in videos and photos.

03/24/2015

The dismantling of the old canitlever portion of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge continued.

Caltrans Making Case To Implode Part Of Old Bay Bridge

Part of the old Bay Bridge may be brought down with explosives.

02/19/2015

An excavator begins tearing up the east side stands at Candlestick Park, February 4, 2015. (CBS)

Candlestick Park Demolition Begins In Earnest; Excavators Start Tearing Down Iconic Stadium

After preliminary work to tear out seats and other items, crews have begun the heavy work of tearing down Candlestick Park, longtime home of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers.

02/04/2015

Candlestick Park

Residents’ Group Launches Petition To Stop Candlestick Park Implosion, Citing Health Concerns

The plan to demolishing Candlestick Park and build new development on the site is running into increased opposition.

01/08/2015

An exterior view of Candlestick Park before the game between the Atlanta Falcons and the San Francisco 49ers on December 23, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  It is the last regular season game at the stadium.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty  Images)

Bayview District Residents Fear Health Risks From Candlestick Park’s Possible Implosion

Some people in San Francisco’s Bayview District are worried about potential health effects from the tear down of Candlestick Park.

12/23/2014

Workers make adjustements to a bike path next to the new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower on August 26, 2013 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Bridge Bike Path Closes Temporarily As Work Crews Extend Trail To Yerba Buena Island

Starting this week, the new Bay Bridge bike path will be closing periodically as crews continue to tear down the old span, but cyclists are willing to put up with it since the work is extending the trail to Yerba Buena Island.

11/11/2014

A workers stands in front of debris gathered up after the partial collapse of a building being demolished, October 13, 2014. (CBS)

Building Being Demolished In San Francisco Partially Collapses

Firefighters responded to debris falling from a building scheduled for demolition in San Francisco’s Financial District Monday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

10/13/2014

Candlestick Park is made ready for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday. (CBS)

Plans For Candlestick Park’s Demolition Underway

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee will meet with Khofi Bonner, the executive vice president of Lennar Urban, next week to discuss the demolition of Candlestick Park.

08/15/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Goodbye, and Good Riddance, Candlestick

COMMENTARY: Please forgive me if I don’t get too sentimental about the last event ever at Candlestick Park. Oh sure, there have been plenty of memorable moments in that old dump, but let me counterbalance all the nostalgia with a few not-so-warm memories.

08/14/2014

The 70th Anniversary Of The D-Day Landings Are Commemorated In Normandy

Jump On Tomorrow: Obama In The Bay, Caltrans Bridge Demolition, New Bitcoin Rules

Traffic could be bad as President Obama and Hillary Clinton will be in the Bay Area Wednesday. Pacifica residents could get a rude awakening as Caltrans demolishes a bridge. New rules to regulate Bitcoin will be published to help regulate the cryptocurrency.

07/22/2014

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