Contra Costa County's Oldest 'Rancho' Adobe House May Open To Public As MuseumA fundraising drive has nearly reached its goal of saving and restoring the oldest home in Contra Costa County. And one day soon it may be a museum to fill a gap in the Bay Area’s history.
Creek Through Muir Woods Set For Restoration ProjectA species of salmon on the brink of extinction is getting a second chance at Muir Woods as park officials work to restore the fish's habitat.
Iconic 'Blue Boy' Painting to Get 250th Birthday Makeover at The HuntingtonThomas Gainsborough's stunning oil on canvas featuring a British youth dressed nearly all in blue is getting its first restoration in 97 years Saturday when The Huntington's senior paintings conservator goes to work.
Netflix To Finish And Release Orson Welles' Final FilmNetflix has acquired the global rights to Welles' "The Other Side of the Wind" and will finance its completion and restoration.
Marshland Restoration Work Set To Begin In GreenbraeWorkers are set to start Monday on the restoration of a small section of marshland in the unincorporated Marin County community of Greenbrae with the goal of restoring habitat to several species of wildlife, county officials said.
Measure AA Bay Shoreline Restoration, 20-Year Parcel Tax PassesEnvironmental groups are racing to come up with plans and permits for shoreline restoration projects now that Bay Area voters have passed a $500 million parcel tax in the form of measure AA.
Voters To Decide On Tax To Restore Bay, Flood PreventionA Bay Area-wide measure on the June ballot that would impose a parcel tax over the next 20 years to raise funds for shoreline improvement projects is drawing broad support.
California's Drought Won't Stop Multi-Billion Dollar Salmon Restoration Project On Dried-Up RiverA multi-billion dollar project to bring salmon back to a dried-up section of California’s second-longest river is moving forward despite the state’s historic drought.
PG&E Restores Nearly Half Of Outages Affecting More Than 4,000 San Francisco CustomersPower has been restored to nearly half of the more than 4,000 PG&E customers affected by an outage in San Francisco Friday morning, a utility spokesman said.
Coit Tower Reopens To Public After Six-Month Restoration Coit Tower, San Francisco’s landmark atop Telegraph Hill, reopened to the public Wednesday after a six-month restoration.
Filmmaker Hopes Project Will Heal Mt. Tam’s Cold War ScarsDuring 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.
Celebrated Pied Piper Mural Makes Comeback At SF Palace HotelThe cocktails were flowing Thursday evening at The Palace Hotel, in celebration of the return of the Pied Piper of Hamelin mural.
KCBS Cover Story: Saving Historic Beacon On Mount DiabloA 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.
Preservationists Say Coit Tower Concessions Violate Spirit Of Prop BA 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.
South Bay Wetlands Restoration Project Bringing Back WildlifeThe 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.