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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

(Littlefield Tank Collection, Auctions America)

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

First responders Manny Rodriguez, Pia Hofmann, Det. Anthony Favara, of the NYPD and Lt. Stephen Butler, of the Port Authority Police, speak next to the 'Last Beam' during the dedication ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial May 15, 2014 in New York City. (John Munson-Pool/Getty Images)

September 11 Museum Dedicated In New York

CBS News Correspondent and former KCBS Reporter Jim Taylor describes the feeling after attending the dedication ceremony for the National September 11 Memorial Museum in New York.

05/15/2014

An artist's rendition of a museum proposed by George Lucas for the Presidio across from Crissy Field. (George Lucas)

Phil Matier: ‘A New Hope’ For Lucas Museum On San Francisco Waterfront

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is pitching a new spot for filmmaker George Lucas’s art museum. In our column, Matier & Ross, Andrew Ross and I reported on Thursday that Lee thinks a lot across from Piers 30-32 would be a good spot and he’s enlisting several powerful San Francisco figures for support.

05/15/2014

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

Idea To Put George Lucas Museum On Piers 30-32 At San Francisco Waterfront Gaining Traction

Facing the possibility of losing a museum for George Lucas’ collections, an idea to place the museum at Piers 30-32 has gained support from two former San Francisco mayors.

05/05/2014

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