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Buzz Aldrin To Reunite With USS Hornet That Recovered Apollo 11 Crew

Forty-five years after his iconic moon landing, former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is set to reunite with the ship that recovered the Apollo 11 crew from the Pacific Ocean when they returned to Earth from their historic space mission.

07/24/2014

John Koch Painting

$50,000 Painting Discovered Tucked Away In Fremont Museum Attic, Confirmed On PBS’s Antiques Roadshow

A painting hidden under a sheet for years inside a historic East Bay home has turned out to be a treasure worth tens of thousands of dollars.

07/19/2014

George Lucas & Mellody Hobson (credit: MIKE THEILER/AFP/Getty Images)

George Lucas Facing Possible Lawsuit Over Chicago Museum Site Proposal

George Lucas may be facing a lawsuit over his proposal to build a $1 billion museum in Chicago.

07/16/2014

Elon Musk testifies before U.S. Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense on National Security Space Launch Programs, March 5, 2014. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)

Tesla CEO Pledges $1M To Proposed Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla got a big present for his 158th birthday from the man responsible for his namesake electric car company.

07/10/2014

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SCUD Missile Launchers, Tanks, Howitzers, In Bay Area Auction

In the market for a tank, armoured bridge carrier, amphibious jeep, or maybe a SCUD missile launcher, complete with attached missile? They can be yours, for a few thousand dollars or up to a few million dollars as the Military Vehicle Technology Foundation auctions off 200 military vehicles from the Littlefield collection, including historic vehicles and armaments from both sides of nearly every armed conflict in the last century.

07/01/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Star Wars Creator George Lucas Snubs San Francisco, Selects Chicago For Art & Movie Museum

George Lucas’ collection of Americana art is going to Chicago rather than the San Francisco waterfront.

06/24/2014

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Salon For Deep Thinking, Discussion And Drinking Opens In SF Fort Mason Center

The Long Now Foundation opened a new venue combining attributes of a museum, library and cafe at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center to encourage long-range consideration of earth’s future.

06/15/2014

Darth Vader & George Lucas

Mayor, Supes Trying To Keep Lucas Museum In San Francisco

San Francisco politicians were rolling out the welcome mat for George Lucas’ collection of American art and movie memorabilia in an effort to keep the “Star Wars” creator from moving his proposed museum to Chicago.

06/14/2014

George Lucas & Stormtroopers (credit: STEFANUS IAN/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Offers George Lucas Waterfront Site For Cultural Museum Amid Competition From Chicago

San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee is offering George Lucas a spot on the city’s scenic waterfront for the future home of the Star Wars creator’s lifetime collection of art and movie memorabilia.

05/29/2014

Salsa Dancers (credit: AARON MAASHO/AFP/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area This Week — May 19 – May 25

From an “Off The Grid” campfire party to the 2014 San Francisco Carnival, the Bay Area is hopping this week, as usual, many of the events are free!

05/19/2014

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