Coit Tower, San Francisco’s landmark atop Telegraph Hill, reopened to the public Wednesday after a six-month restoration.
During the Cold War, Mount Tamalpais was altered to make way for nuclear missiles. Now, a unique collaboration of federal, state and local agencies will try to begin fixing the damage with a multimillion dollar project.
The cocktails were flowing Thursday evening at The Palace Hotel, in celebration of the return of the Pied Piper of Hamelin mural.
A fundraising effort is underway to save a historic, 85-year-old beacon on the summit of Mount Diablo as a tribute to those who served at Pearl Harbor.
A concession lease up for approval Thursday that allows for private parties at Coit Tower once a month violates the spirit of a non-binding measure recently approved by voters urging the city to limit commercial activity at the popular landmark, preservationists said.
The restoration of the South Bay Wetlands is the largest such project on the west coast of the United States, and so far scientists say it’s going well. For instance, birds and other animals have been returning to the former industrial salt ponds.
Its famous diners have included beloved San Francisco Chronicle columnist Herb Caen, 49ers Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana and actress Loni Anderson, among others.
One hurdle does need to be cleared first – specifically, NASA needs to approve H211’s proposal.
Attendees at the State of the San Francisco Estuary Conference welcomed the news that $32 million of the Cosco Busan settlement will go towards various restoration projects from the 2007 oil spill.
The hope is that water will be flowing at the waterfall at the Grove by World AIDS Day on December 1.