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Preservation

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

New Yosemite Preservation Plan Includes Limit On Visitors

Yosemite National Park will cap visitors at current levels in its most popular areas, but it will add campsites and maintain bike and raft rentals under a plan announced Friday to protect the river that runs through its heart.

02/14/2014

The Apple Store at 1 Stockton St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SF Wants Fountain, Historic Style Retained At New Apple Store

Planners released a review of Apple’s design proposal on Thursday. It calls for the Cupertino-based company to keep the fountain at its current spot or find another place for it in the city.

06/28/2013

Crews demolished the CineArts Pleasant Hill dome movie theater on May 8, 2013. (CBS)

Cinema Buffs Hope To Save San Jose Dome Theatres

The demolition Wednesday of the CinéArts dome theater in Pleasant Hill has raised concern among movie buffs and preservationists that three historic San Jose cinemas could soon face the wrecking ball.

05/09/2013

Artists Return To Restore Women's Building Mural

Artists Return To Restore Women’s Building Mural

The artists who originally painted the vibrant MaestraPeace mural on the Women’s Building in San Francisco’s Mission District have returned…

08/30/2012

Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View. (NASA)

Silicon Valley Leaders Fight For Future Of Moffett Field’s Hangar One

Leaders in Silicon Valley are renewing their efforts to save the historic Hangar One structure at Moffett Field in Mountain View.

05/29/2012

Firefighters from the San Jose Fire Department contain  the fire destroyed the historic Kelley House at Kelley Park in San Jose

Preservationists Accuse San Jose Of Neglecting Historical Homes

Preservationists in San Jose say the city isn’t doing enough to protect historic structures. The criticism follows a fire last week that heavily damaged a house that belonged to one of the city’s pioneer families.

02/22/2012

San Francisco Public Library North Beach Branch (www.sfpl.org)

Suit Filed To Block San Francisco From Tearing Down North Beach Library

Opponents of the plan to build a new library in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood by demolishing the old one have sued to save a building on track for designation as an historic landmark.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/29/2011

Hangar One at Moffett Federal Airfield in Mountain View. (NASA)

Future Of Historic Moffett Field Hangar Again Uncertain

The fate of a big piece of aviation history in Silicon Valley is once again up in the air as a top NASA official is considering whether to demolish Hangar One at Moffett Field.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains (Al Reinig/CBS)

South Bay Preservationists See Opportunity In Real Estate Slump

Several preservation groups have launched an ambitious effort to save at least 10,000 acres of natural habitat from Santa Cruz to South San Francisco.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

Sunol Regional Wilderness Park (Samantha Fein)

Sonoma County OK’s $1.7M Land Conservation Deal

An open space district in the North Bay is continuing its nearly two decades of protecting land for future generations.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/13/2011

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