Ghost Ship

Charred windows and walls of the “Ghost Ship” warehouse in Oakland are seen Dec. 4, two days after a fire claimed the lives of 36 people. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Fire safety workshop organized for artists in response to Ghost Ship fire

Artists hoping to make their studios and living spaces safer in the…

 

Emergency personnel display images from the Ghost Ship scene in Oakland, Calif. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Alameda County Supervisors honor employees who responded to Ghost Ship fire

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors today honored more than 300 county…

 

Firefighters responded to a massive blaze at the Ghost Ship art warehouse in Oakland. (Courtesy @Oaklandfirelive via Twitter)

Thousands sign petition asking for moratorium on SF, Oakland fire inspections

An online petition calling for a moratorium on fire inspections across the…

 

A couple embraces near the scene in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, December 4, 2016 (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Fire Chief: no record found of inspections at Ghost Ship

A thorough records check by the Oakland Fire Department has turned up…

A couple embraces near the scene in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, December 4, 2016 (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Ghost Ship fundraisers pull in more than $1.6M

An outpouring of support has raised more than $1.6 million for victims…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Emergency personnel at the scene of the Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

City leaders declare local emergency for deadly warehouse fire

The Oakland City Council voted at a special meeting today to declare…

Emergency personnel at the scene of the Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
Friends and family members of those lost in the fire set up flowers in a makeshift memorial in Oakland on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

Coroner confirms grad student, musician were among dead in warehouse fire

The Alameda County coroner's bureau today confirmed the names of two more…

Friends and family members of those lost in the fire set up flowers in a makeshift memorial in Oakland on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
A woman falls to her knees in tears near a memorial in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, December 4, 2016 following a large fire that occurred Friday, December 2 (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Coroner releases final five names of warehouse fire victims

The Alameda County coroner's bureau identified five more victims of the deadly…

A woman falls to her knees in tears near a memorial in Oakland, Calif. Sunday, December 4, 2016 following a large fire that occurred Friday, December 2 (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

House of Representatives to hold moment of silence for Oakland fire victims

The U.S. House of Representatives will engage in a short moment of silence…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
(Courtesy @Oaklandfirelive via Twitter)

Schaaf announces steps to prevent deadly fires in future

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf today announced a series of measures her administration…

(Courtesy @Oaklandfirelive via Twitter)
(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFMOMA offers visitors free admission Thursday night in honor of Ghost Ship victims

SFMOMA will be opening its doors wide to the community Thursday evening,…

(Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Golden State Warriors’ coaches, players pledge additional $75K to fire relief fund

A fundraiser created by Oakland Athletics to aid the victims of the…

Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Emergency personnel at the scene of the Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)

County sets up disaster relief fund to assist those affected by deadly fire

Alameda County has activated its Disaster Relief Fund for the victims of…

Emergency personnel at the scene of the Oakland 'Ghost Ship' fire on Sunday, December 4, 2016. (Jonah Owen Lamb/S.F. Examiner)
Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

SFSU alum dead in Oakland ‘Ghost Ship’ fire

A graduate student at San Francisco State University is among the missing…

Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Death toll climbs to 36 in Oakland fire; crews temporarily halt search

First responders have recovered 36 bodies from the charred remains of the…

Charred windows and walls of the artist's collective Ghost Ship. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)