Rebuilding a morgue at Laguna Honda Hospital has administrators searching for answers about what to do with bodies so families aren’t burdened by having to travel to the East Bay.The hospital’s decades-old morgue is being demolished next year because the building it’s located in is seismically unsafe. A new morgue will be built as part of the next phase of the hospital’s redesign, but that will likely take about two years. Read More
A scheduled rave at The City’s Regency Center promoted by the organizers of a May dance festival at the Cow Palace where two young men died of an Ecstasy overdose has been canceled over safety concerns. Read More
Burgeoning playwright Bernard Norris has done a fine job with “The 91’ Owl,” what appears to be a first production, a low- to no-budget affair now onstage at the African American Arts Cultural Complex through Thursday. Read More
Uncertainty about cleanup plans and a proposal to build a bridge at a shuttered shipyard dominated an environmental debate about epic redevelopment plans during a City Hall hearing Tuesday.
One of the largest building projects in San Francisco history is planned on and around the shuttered Hunters Point Naval Shipyard, where a hotel, marina, entertainment arena and more than 10,000 homes could help restore long-lost economic prosperity in the area during the coming decades. Read More
The San Francisco native and toothpick artist currently has an exhibit on display in Foundry Square IV through Sept. 29. For more information about his work, visit www.toothpickart.com. Read More
Bones from American Indians and coal from the post-Gold Rush era could be unearthed by archaeologists studying the dirt beneath what will eventually become the “Grand Central Station of the West.”
In the next month, the Transbay Transit Terminal at First and Mission streets will be closed for demolition, with traffic moved to a temporary hub blocks away. Read More
“Come on!” Ann Keller yelled, gasping as she watched players from two European nations with which she had no personal connection, play a game of soccer that she hadn’t cared about in May.
The Netherlands’ World Cup soccer team was weathering a third-consecutive attack on its goal during the first half of overtime in Sunday’s dramatic final. Read More