Star Wars Creator Competing for Prime Presidio Locale! Did you know that, in addition to being one of the most ground-breaking, movie-special-effects innovators in cinematic history, George Lucas also has an impressive
What an unexpectedly artistic expression from such a utilitarian structure! On March 5th, the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge announced itself as an attraction rivaling the Golden Gate with its adornment of 25,000 LED lights.
Did you think the day would never come? At last, cities other than San Francisco report rapidly rising home prices.
Reaching for immortality, China’s first emperor, Qin Shihuang died in 210 BCE at only forty-nine years of age, leaving behind an army of 7,000 clay soldiers to guard his tomb.
San Francisco is home to the annual Chinese New Year festival and parade. Each year, thousands of people come to see what is considered the largest celebration of Asian culture, outside of Asia. The main attraction is the grand parade that winds its way through China Town and ends on Columbus Street.
In 1974, heiress Patty Hearst, daughter of newspaper mogul Randolph Hearst, was kidnapped and tortured by the anti-establishment Symbionese Liberation Army or SLA in Berkeley, California.
Who was that girl with the famous pearl earring that so epitomized the characteristic Vermeer point of light? We’ll never know since
Bigger is better in the Castro – for sidewalks, that is! In the works is the latest in a series of streetscape-improvement projects by the San Francisco Planning Department.
Appointed in 2011, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón has come up with a simply brilliant idea for addressing crime and saving money by sending certain offenders to neighborhood courts.
Every Valentines Day, artists from around the world create one-of-a-kind painted sculptures in support of Hearts and Heroes, a nine-year-old community event that has raised millions of dollars in support of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation. Treating nearly 100,000 patients annually, San Francisco General Hospital provides much needed care to the most vulnerable of patients, including those who have neither money nor insurance.