Monument

Joshua Tree National Park occupies part of California's Mojave Desert. Congress passed a law in 1994 changing its designation from a national monument to national park. The park - about the size of Rhode Island - is mostly wilderness, inhabited by lizards, ground squirrels, bighorn sheep and coyotes. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com)

Plan For Free Admission To National Parks For 4th Graders, Their Families To Be Unveiled

President Barack Obama is turning a historic South Side neighborhood in Chicago into a national monument Thursday, in a visit that also could provide a political lift to the city’s mayor.

02/19/2015

Monument honoring the victims of the 1991 Oakland Hills firestorm in the Firestorm Memorial Garden, located at the end of Highway 13 at the entrance of Hiller Highlands in Oakland.

Oakland Hills Firestorm Memorial Monument Vandalized

A monument honoring the victims of the 1991 Oakland Hills firestorm was vandalized over the weekend, according to the Oakland Landscape Committee, which oversees the monument’s maintenance.

09/03/2012

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San Francisco’s Unique Furniture And Textiles

Are you looking for something to replace your tired Ikea table or sofa, an item that looks a bit less like college dorm furniture and more like the urban professional that you are? San Francisco has some furniture offerings that are by no means plebian; Here’s a sample from vintage to modern.

CBS San Francisco–11/09/2011

Champions of Humanity monument

Huge Monument To Humanitarians Unveiled In Oakland

Oakland officials broke ground today on a large sculpture that will feature 25 humanitarians. The project was ten years in the making.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/20/2011

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