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

Phil Matier: Lucas Downsizes Presidio Museum Proposal, But Is It Enough?

The Presidio Trust is looking at plans for highly-sought after land in Crissy Field. One proposal is backed by filmmaker George Lucas.

01/25/2014

A child adjusts a flag on a grave at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

GPS Technology Guiding Presidio Cemetery Facelift

The Presidio Cemetery is the resting place for 30,000 Americans veterans and their families. Keeping the hallowed ground looking perfect has been anything but restful – but that is changing.

11/08/2013

David Oyelowo & Freddie Prinze Jr. (credit: Imeh Akpanudosen/Philip Cheung/Getty Images)

Big Names Attached To Animated ‘Star Wars’ Project

Lucasfilm Animation’s “Star Wars: Rebels” series are in talks to recruit film actors Freddie Prinze Jr. and David Oyelowo from “Lee Daniel’s The Butler” fame…

09/23/2013

"Star Wars" creator, George Lucas

George Lucas Museum Among Finalists For San Francisco Presidio Development

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas’ proposal for a museum to showcase his art collection is among three development projects being considered for a plot of land at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge.

09/17/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in San Francisco's Presidio Cemetery. (CBS)

Brush Fire Contained In San Francisco’s Presidio Cemetery

Firefighters contained a bush fire that started early Tuesday morning near the Nation Cemetery in the Presidio, authorites said.

08/06/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

100s Pay Respects At San Francisco’s Presidio On Memorial Day

Hundreds gathered at San Francisco National Cemetery at the Presidio Monday to participate in the events marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War and to pay special tribute to World War II veterans.

05/27/2013

George Lucas (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

George Lucas Proposes Museum In San Francisco

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas wants to build a museum dedicated to visual storytelling in San Francisco’s Presidio that would house an art collection he amassed over more than four decades.

03/05/2013

Lucasfilm's Yoda Statue Considered A Mecca

‘Indiana Jones’ & ‘Yoda’ Statues Get The Green Light For A San Anselmo Park

San Anselmo has approved a new downtown park to be built on land donated by filmmaker George Lucas that will feature statues of Indiana Jones & Yoda…

01/09/2013

Lucasfilm's Yoda Statue Considered A Mecca

George Lucas Plans For Second Yoda Statue In Bay Area

Filmmaker George Lucas plans to help build a small park in Marin County that would include bronze statues of the popular Star Wars character and Indiana Jones…

11/29/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

SF City College Submits Budget, Students Worried About Painful Cuts

Administrators at San Francisco’s City College have completed an action plan they hope will convince a western states accreditation team that the school should stay in business.

10/16/2012

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