Claremont Hotel's 43-Unit Condo Construction Plan Riles NeighborsA battle is brewing over plans to transform one of the most iconic landmarks in the East Bay, the Claremont Hotel.
Cal Students Petition To Block Construction That Would Block Berkeley's View Of Golden GateStudents and residents were circulating a petition on Change.Org to block the construction of an 18-story high-rise in Downtown Berkeley because it would obstruct "cherished" views of the Golden Gate Bridge from Campanile Way.
San Francisco Coit Tower Closure For Commercial Filming With Drone Angers ResidentsFor the second day visitors to Coit Tower and Pioneer Park in San Francisco will be turned away as a private company films a corporate commercial using a drone.
Napa's Beloved 'Moose Tree' Vandalized, But Is Missing Moosehead In Safekeeping?Napa has lost a small-scale local landmark, an odd moosehead-shape growth on the trunk of a eucalyptus tree that generations of locals remember fondly.
Historic California Hotel Reopens In West OaklandThe historic California Hotel in West Oakland has officially reopened for business, following a three-year renovation.
Landmark Berkeley Post Office To Remain Open For NowA proposal to sell a century-old post office, a landmark in downtown Berkeley, has been put on hold and will remain open at least for a few more months.
Engines Set To Turn Off At Redwood City's Malibu Grand PrixAfter 35 years entertaining the community, the well-known outdoor mini-Indy car racing and miniature golf center will be closing it's doors for good...
Preservationists Say Coit Tower Concessions Violate Spirit Of Prop BA concession lease up for approval Thursday that allows for private parties at Coit Tower once a month violates the spirit of a non-binding measure recently approved by voters urging the city to limit commercial activity at the popular landmark, preservationists said.
San Francisco Strip Club To Market Itself As Tourist LandmarkThe dancers who own the iconic Lusty Lady strip club hope to make the San Francisco institution another landmark on tourists' itineraries and distinguish itself from other strip clubs in the area.
Coit Tower Preservation Measure Likely Headed To SF BallotOver 16,000 signatures have been turned into San Francisco's Registrar of Voters from a group trying to preserve Coit Tower, which is well over the number needed to put the issue to voters.
Landmark Status Considered To Save SF’s Gold Dust LoungeThe fight to save the Gold Dust Lounge off San Francisco's Union Square continued Wednesday at the Historic Preservation Commission, which will look at whether landmark status should be considered.
Star Wars Fans Flock To Yoda Statue In San Francisco's Presidio Within sight of the Golden Gate Bridge lies another landmark cherished by a small but fervent group of travelers: a life-sized replica of Yoda, George Lucas’ master of the Force.