Firefighters brought a three-alarm fire at a former bicycle shop in San Jose under control late Thursday night, fire officials said.
San Francisco’s Historic Preservation Commission voted against providing a Union Square bar faced with eviction with landmark status Wednesday afternoon.
San Francisco’s Gold Dust Lounge, a Union Square bar faced with eviction by a landlord intent on converting the space to retail, does not qualify for historic landmark status, according to a report released by a city commission Friday.
Photographs and historic documents from San Jose history went up in smoke when the last building from the original Kelley Ranch caught fire Thursday.
The landmark Sainte Claire Hotel has been sold to real estate developer Lew Wolff, a purchase other developers and local officials see as emblematic of the growing vitality of downtown San Jose.
Police have told the Archdiocese of San Francisco that they had found a 5,300 pound, historic bell that had been stolen last Sunday from the grounds of St. Mary’s Cathedral.
A landmark bell was reported stolen from the garden at St. Mary’s Cathedral in San Francisco on Sunday morning.