Demolition

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rent Board Report: San Francisco Demolition Evictions Up 300 Percent

Tenant activists say a new evictions report by San Francisco’s Rent Board shows how serious the housing crisis has become in the City.

03/24/2014

The new Bay Bridge Self-Anchored Suspension (SAS) tower and the old eastern span of the bridge peek through fog. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Cost Growing As Old Bay Bridge Demolition Is Delayed

The Bay Bridge saga continues as the $239 million takedown of the old eastern span has fallen six months behind schedule.

01/29/2014

The fly over is seen before the NFC Divisional playoff game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New Orleans Saints at Candlestick Park on January 14, 2012 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Special Events Planned At Candlestick Park Before Demolition

Although the 49ers play their last regular season home game on Monday, the stadium will still host a number of events before it is demolished.

12/18/2013

(credit: The Marsh)

Neighborhood Group Hope To Appeal Approval of Proposed Housing Development

A lengthy dispute over a proposed housing development near the Marsh Theater is coming before the San Francisco Board of Appeals Wednesday evening…

12/11/2013

A view of ongoing the demolition of the old Bay Bridge. (CBS)

After Months Of Delay, Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Span Begins

After two months of delay, demolition of the 1930s-era eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge began on Tuesday.

11/12/2013

Power Plant Demolition

Spectator’s Leg Severed By Shrapnel At Demolition Of Bakersfield Power Plant

One man had his leg severed Saturday and four others were also injured as shrapnel from the demolition of a power plant flew into a crowd of more than 1,000 spectators that had gathered in Bakersfield to watch it come down.

08/03/2013

Crews demolished the CineArts Pleasant Hill dome movie theater on May 8, 2013. (CBS)

Cinema Buffs Hope To Save San Jose Dome Theatres

The demolition Wednesday of the CinéArts dome theater in Pleasant Hill has raised concern among movie buffs and preservationists that three historic San Jose cinemas could soon face the wrecking ball.

05/09/2013

Catwalks hang over a section of the newly constructed eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge To Take Years

While the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic in September, the work needed to take down the old roadway is expected to take years. Environmental restrictions mean the structure will have to be carefully taken apart in sections.

03/13/2013

Sean Penn's Charity To Help Demolish Haiti's Palace

Sean Penn’s Charity To Help Demolish Haiti’s Palace

The nonprofit aid group founded by former Bay Area resident, Sean Penn in the aftermath of Haiti’s deadly 2010 earthquake will oversee demolition…

08/22/2012

BART train (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART To San Jose Reaches Milestone As Demolition Begins

Construction on the future BART line to San Jose took a big step forward Thursday when crews began demolishing five vacant industrial buildings east of the Flea Market.

07/20/2012

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