From ammunition depot to sports venue to giant porn production house, the San Francisco Armory has gone through several iterations in its 109-year history, and may soon be slated to return as an active event space. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, there are new plans to turn a portion of the innards of the giant, castle-like Armory in the Mission District into a jazz club and VIP lounge.
Santa Cruz mayors, officials have apparently been breaking the law for years by holding official meetings in private
Santa Cruz County civic leaders have been voting to appoint nominees to the California Coastal Commission behind closed doors, violating a state law that requires such proceedings be public, according to the Santa Cruz Lookout.
Several cars belonging to the City of Santa Cruz parks department were destroyed in a fire early this morning, and while the cause of the blaze is unknown and being investigated, there were several spray-painted messages found at the scene.
A handful of Bay Area beaches have been given poor water-quality ratings in an annual study by a nonprofit. Five out of the top 10 "Beach Bummers" in California, or most polluted beaches, are in the Bay Area, with three in San Mateo County and one in Santa Cruz.
Illegal fireworks, drought, and pent-up demand for fun create perfect storm for Fourth of July in the South Bay
As the Bay Area heads into Fourth of July weekend, communities faces a "perfect storm" of extreme-drought conditions, wildfire danger, pent-up, post-COVID demand for partying, and now, both legal and illegal fireworks being sold in some South Bay municipalities.