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Volunteer Sally Sherwood of Novato and her son Cody, 4, plant a redwood sapling in a grove at the Presidio on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. The saplings were cloned by Archangel Ancient Tree Archive from ancient coast redwood specimens to form part of a larger redwood grove. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Volunteers plant saplings cloned from ancient redwoods at the Presidio

Volunteers planted 75 redwood tree saplings at the Thomas Redwoods Grove at…

 

Debris piles up as an excavator begins demolishing the Observation Post at the Presidio to make room for the new Presidio Tunnel Tops project on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. (Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner)

Observation Post at the Presidio is demolished

Officials with the Presidio Trust and Golden Gate National Recreation Area gathered…

 

The National Park Services and Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy are working to plant potential mates for the "loneliest plant in the world," a Franciscan manzanita thought to be the only member of its species left growing in the wild.

Presidio’s ‘Loneliest plant in the world’ meets its match

The “loneliest plant in the world” lives in San Francisco’s Presidio, but…

 

Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is being sued by her ex-fiance, who wants to take her frozen embryos. (Courtesy ABC)

Scoop: Sofia Vergara being sued — by her own body parts

In today’s increasingly litigious world, this may not be a first in…

Modern Family star Sofia Vergara is being sued by her ex-fiance, who wants to take her frozen embryos. (Courtesy ABC)
A volunteer loads up a car with water during a disaster emergency drill at the Presidio Parade Grounds in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, October 3, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SF kicks off annual Fleet Week celebration

San Francisco kicked off its Fleet Week celebrations Monday with disaster preparedness…

A volunteer loads up a car with water during a disaster emergency drill at the Presidio Parade Grounds in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, October 3, 2016. (Wesaam Al-Badry/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Some in San Francisco are asking The City to reopen the Fort Mason tunnel, which would reconnect Fisherman’s Wharf and the Marina District. (Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner)

Fort Mason tunnel searching for light

San Francisco police Inspector Harry Callahan raced in the night. In one…

Some in San Francisco are asking The City to reopen the Fort Mason tunnel, which would reconnect Fisherman’s Wharf and the Marina District. (Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo

SF to study, haze coyotes amid increased sightings and attacks

Increased coyote sightings and attacks on pets in San Francisco have prompted…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo
From left, Tom Naratil, Gloria Steinem, Annie Leibovitz and Johan Jervøe kicked off “WOMEN: New Portraits” in The Presidio on Tuesday. (Courtesy photo)

Scoop: Annie Leibovitz shows off new portraits at the Presidio

Annie Leibovitz, visiting San Francisco’s Presidio on Tuesday morning to show off…

From left, Tom Naratil, Gloria Steinem, Annie Leibovitz and Johan Jervøe kicked off “WOMEN: New Portraits” in The Presidio on Tuesday. (Courtesy photo)
Western Pond turtles, like the one pictured, will be released into Mountain Lake in the Presidio on Saturday. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Scientists to perform first-of-its-kind study on turtles released into SF lake

Wildlife specialists are hoping the revered adage that slow and steady wins…

Western Pond turtles, like the one pictured, will be released into Mountain Lake in the Presidio on Saturday. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
COURTESY  PHOTOVietnamese infants brought to the U.S. in 1975 are the focus of "Operation Babylift: Perspectives + Legacies

‘Babylift’ details 1975 evacuation of Vietnamese children

The headline on top of the April 3, 1975 San Francisco Examiner…

COURTESY  PHOTOVietnamese infants brought to the U.S. in 1975 are the focus of "Operation Babylift: Perspectives + Legacies
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerA woman and child explore the shore of Mountain Lake

Presidio takes first steps to rejuvenate Mountain Lake

San Francisco is reviving a slice of its natural history one fish,…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerA woman and child explore the shore of Mountain Lake

Police arrest armed man who fled officers by jumping from roof to roof

San Francisco police officers arrested a man who allegedly tried to flee…

Courtesy Presidio TrustThe Presidio Trust is seeking the public's input on the design of 13 acres of new parkland.

Public invited to weigh in on Presidio parkland design

At the end of last year, the Presidio Trust selected James Corner…

Courtesy Presidio TrustThe Presidio Trust is seeking the public's input on the design of 13 acres of new parkland.
Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerThe Presidio Officers’ Club had a reopening ceremony Tuesday following a three-year renovation. Many dignitaries attended Tuesday’s event. The public opening of the Officers’ Club will be next month.

Presidio celebrates reopening of historic Officers’ Club

The Presidio Officers' Club, touted as San Francisco's most historic building and…

Mike Koozmin/The S.f. ExaminerThe Presidio Officers’ Club had a reopening ceremony Tuesday following a three-year renovation. Many dignitaries attended Tuesday’s event. The public opening of the Officers’ Club will be next month.
Mike Koozmin/ The S.f. ExaminerBrig. Gen. C. David Turner

City leaders promise more to nation’s veterans

Fifty years after entering one war, America is preparing to end another.…

Mike Koozmin/ The S.f. ExaminerBrig. Gen. C. David Turner

Presidio ceremony honors Memorial Day

A ceremony will be held on Memorial Day in the Presidio to…

Large fish netted in lake in SF's Presidio

A sturgeon the size of a small shark, massive catfish, huge bass…

Courtesy renderingThe new

Smaller, softer ideas for Presidio center unveiled

Smaller, leaner and hopefully fit for a national park. Scaled-back proposals for…

Courtesy renderingThe new
Courtesy renderingThe Presidio Trust has taken issue with several ideas for the project to build a new facility at the commissary site near Crissy Field. Above is George Lucas’ Lucas Cultural Arts Museum proposal. Scroll through for renderings of the other two proposals.

George Lucas team committed to meeting Presidio requests on museum proposal

Too big. Too tall. Wrong design. That was the message sent Thursday…

Courtesy renderingThe Presidio Trust has taken issue with several ideas for the project to build a new facility at the commissary site near Crissy Field. Above is George Lucas’ Lucas Cultural Arts Museum proposal. Scroll through for renderings of the other two proposals.

Battle lines drawn over Presidio future

The battle lines were clear Thursday night over the future of what…