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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

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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Building In San Francisco’s Presidio Evacuated Due To Hazardous Materials Given All-Clear

At least one building in San Francisco’s Presidio was evacuated on Thursday morning for one hour due to a hazardous materials situation, fire officials said.

05/29/2014

Drawing of the Presidio Officers' Club exterior courtesy Presidio.gov

Restoration Of Presidio’s Oldest Building Includes Event Centers, ‘Destination’ Restaurant

Restoration is underway at the oldest building in San Francisco’s historic Presidio. The major transformation at the Presidio Officers’ Club includes plans to turn it into a cultural and events center for the masses.

05/21/2014

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

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

San Francisco Mayor Wants To Keep George Lucas Museum In City

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has asked his staff to come up with a short list of possible sites to keep Star Wars creator George Lucas’ proposed museum of filmmaking memorabilia in San Francisco, even as Lucas is considering other locations like Chicago.

05/04/2014

Authorities on the scene to investigate possible explosives found in a pickup in San Francisco's Presidio on April 21. 2014. (CBS)

Bomb Squad Detonates Substance In SF Presidio After Explosives Found During Traffic Stop

The San Francisco Police Department bomb squad was called to the Presidio late Monday night after authorities said explosives were discovered inside a pickup truck.

04/22/2014

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Car Burglary Suspects Ram Park Ranger Car, Crash On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge was reopened Monday night after a high-speed police chase during which the suspects rammed into two cars and a citizen at a toll booth.

02/17/2014

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

George Lucas Exploring Options After SF Presidio Trust Rejects Crissy Field Proposals

A spokesman for George Lucas said the ‘Star Wars’ creator may look elsewhere to build a museum after the Presidio Trust decided Monday to reject all three proposal finalists for a cultural-arts center in the Mid-Crissy Field location—including one from Lucas.

02/04/2014

Aerial view of The Presidio and the San Francisco Bay (Presidio Trust)

SF Presidio Trust Rejects All 3 Final Proposals For Cultural Center Near Crissy Field

The Presidio Trust board has rejected all three final proposals for a cultural arts center across from Crissy Field in San Francisco, including filmmaker George Lucas’ plans for a museum.

02/03/2014

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