Shuttered Russian Consulate In San Francisco Cited For Smoke ViolationThe Bay Area Air Quality Management District Tuesday issued a Notice of Violation to the now-shuttered Russian consulate in San Francisco, where smoke was seen coming from the building’s chimney a day before the Russians were ordered to leave earlier this month.
Smoke Billows From Russian Consulate Chimney In San FranciscoBlack smoke was seen pouring from a chimney at the Russian consulate in San Francisco and workers began hauling boxes out of the stately building in a historic area of the city Friday, a day after the Trump administration ordered its closure.
Protesters Hold Die-In For Syrians At Russian Consulate In San FranciscoActivists outside the Russian Consulate in San Francisco staged a "die-in" Thursday to protest Russia's involvement in the war in Syria and its toll on civilians.
North Bay Crime Spree Suspect Wanted Asylum, Sympathized With BombersPolice said a man arrested for two carjackings in the North Bay was a Boston bombing sympathizer intent on reaching the Russian consulate in San Francisco. But his plan to seek asylum at the consulate came to a screeching halt.