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San Francisco’s Landmark Coit Tower Closes For Renovation

San Francisco’s landmark Coit Tower is set to close Monday for a five-month renovation project that includes the restoration of its famous Depression-era murals

11/17/2013

Sting. (Paul Bergen/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Entertainment Commission Approves America’s Cup Music Venue

The plan is to hold 30 concerts at the venue, which is located at Piers 27/29.

04/03/2013

A rendering of the planned America's Cup Pavilion between Piers 27 and 29 in San Francisco. (America's Cup Event Authority LLC)

Concert Plans Hit Sour Note With San Francisco Telegraph Hill Residents

San Francisco residents who live steps away from Pier 27 are not happy about plans for a 9,000-seat event venue they say will add to the already noisy maritime activities along the waterfront.

03/22/2013

Jovan Jones

Man Charged In SF Apartment Attack, Sexual Assault Could Get Multiple Life Sentences

Prosecutors say a Marin City man charged with forcing his way into a San Francisco woman’s apartment and sexually assaulting her is facing the possibility of multiple life sentences, if convicted.

01/19/2013

Coit Tower

Descendants Of Coit Tower’s Namesake Inspect Restoration Efforts

Descendants of Lillie Hitchcock Coit came to the San Francisco tower that bears her name on Monday to meet relatives of one of the artists who painted the murals inside.

11/12/2012

The cover of Mark Bittner's 'Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill'

San Francisco’s ‘Wild Parrots’ Set Up Colony On San Bruno Mountain

The famous wild parrots of San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill have joined the flight to the suburbs.

02/28/2012

Coit Tower

Measure To Limit Private Events At Coit Tower Qualifies For Ballot

A group that gathered signatures for an initiative to limit commercial activities at San Francisco’s Coit Tower announced Wednesday that the measure has qualified for the June ballot.

02/22/2012

Coit Tower

Coit Tower Preservation Measure Likely Headed To SF Ballot

Over 16,000 signatures have been turned into San Francisco’s Registrar of Voters from a group trying to preserve Coit Tower, which is well over the number needed to put the issue to voters.

02/07/2012

A car damaged by falling boulders near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill. (CBS)

Residents Near SF Telegraph Hill Landslide Allowed To Return

Residents evacuated from a San Francisco apartment building at the foot of Telegraph Hill following a rockslide Monday are being allowed to return to their homes Tuesday night.

01/24/2012

A car damaged by falling boulders near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill. (CBS)

SF Telegraph Hill Rockslide Crushes Car, Forces Evacuation

A rockslide near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill crushed a car and caused the partial evacuation of an apartment building Monday morning, a fire department spokeswoman said.

01/23/2012

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