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San Francisco Bay Area Outlet Malls
A directory of outlet malls in the San Francisco Bay Area. These California outlet malls and factory stores vary in size from 10 to almost 200 -- and are located around the Bay Area, including Vacaville, Napa, Gilroy and Milpitas.
Best Breakfasts in San Francisco
A Top 10 list of breakfast restaurants in the various neighborhoods San Francisco. Menus range from traditional omelettes and pancakes, to beignets and roasted banana French toast.
Halloween 2013 Parties for Adults in San...
Find horror, costume parties and contests and other Halloween 2013 events for adults in San Francisco.
Map of San Francisco Outlet Malls - Outlet...
Map of San Francisco Bay Area outlet malls. The map includes a clickable sidebar and zoom functions for precise street locations.
Top Things to Do & See in San Francisco in...
On the October 2014 events calendar in San Francisco are such annual favorites as Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, Fleet Week, Litquake and the Treasure Island Music Festival.
October Festivals & Street Fairs -...
October festivals and annual festivals in San Francisco. This calendar includes film festivals, autumn festivals and street fairs and covers the month of October - with links to additional festival dates, calendars, events and monthly arts and entertainment in San Francisco.
New Year's Eve in San Francisco
A guide to spending New Year's Eve 2014 in San Francisco, including parties, performances, concerts and other entertainment, and even a few kid-friendly events.
How to Get Into Museums for Free in San Francisco
Find out how to visit nearly all San Francisco museums for free. This comprehensive guide covers the free admission offers at Bay Area museums--including museums that are always free, that are free on designated days, and that have other deals for free admission.
FM Radio Stations - San Francisco
A list, including brief description of FM radio stations in the San Francisco area.
Live Music Clubs in San Francisco
A list of live music clubs in San Francisco, including a brief description, address and link to each club's the live music calendar.
10 San Francisco Tea Rooms
Best tea rooms and tea houses in San Francisco, including Samovar Tea Lounge, Lovejoy's, Imperial Tea, and Modern Tea. These tea rooms in San Francisco are open all day, not just for high tea.
Guide to San Francisco Museums
Alphabetical directory of San Francisco museums. Museums range from the small and specialized, like MoAD, to the larger and better known venues such as the de Young and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. This list also includes several museums outside San Francisco in the Bay Area.
November 2013 in San Francisco - Parties,...
A calendar of San Francisco festivals, fundraisers, shows and special events in November 2013.
San Francisco's Best Haunted Houses &...
A guide to San Francisco's great haunted houses, spooky shows and fun parties for Halloween 2014 for kids and adults alike.
The Best Places to See Dazzling San Francisco...
Landmarks, major hotels and neighborhoods in SF host spectacular Christmas trees and lights during the holidays. Here are some of the most photo-worthy.
Free Christmas and Holiday Activities and...
A guide to free events and activities around Christmas and the holidays in San Francisco, including concerts, ceremonies, parties, and arts and crafts sessions for kids.
Great Parks in San Francisco
A selection of San Francisco best parks and green spaces, from the Presidio and Golden Gate Park, to Ocean Beach and Cayuga Park.
Halloween in San Francisco - San Francisco...
Find Halloween parties, shows, costume parades, tours and other special events in San Francisco for children and adults.
Holiday Events and Activities in San Francisco
Between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day, San Francisco is buzzing with holiday events and activities. Check this guide for programs and things to do for kids and for adults--including ways to celebrate the season for free and to volunteer for good causes in the SF Bay Area.
10+ Great San Francisco Blogs
A list of 10 great San Francisco blogs, covering everything from restaurants and art, to news and photos.
Overwatering May Cost You \$100
San Franciscans must reduce outdoor irrigation and are banned from over-watering lawns and using hoses without shut-off nozzles, under regulations effective Sept. 2014.
Nutcracker, Christmas Carol and Other Holiday...
A guide to Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol. Christmas concerts and other holiday productions and shows in the San Francisco Bay Area. You'll find traditional programs, modern adaptions of classics and lots of other entertainment for adults and kids alike.
San Francisco International Film Festival 2014
The 2014 San Francisco International Film Festival screens nearly 170 films, honors director Richard Linklater and others and includes live music and comedy.
Live Music Clubs in Berkeley & Oakland
A list of live music clubs in Berkeley and Oakland, with brief description, address, and links to each club's live music and event calendar. Page 2.
Best Berkeley Lunch Spots
Favorite lunch spots in Berkeley, California. This list does not include West Berkeley -- just downtown and the North Berkeley/Gourmet Ghetto area.
Thanksgiving in San Francisco
Thanksgiving meals at restaurants, volunteering, walks and runs, performances and tree-lighting ceremonies are among the things to do and see in San Francisco on Thursday and Thanksgiving weekend.
California Congressional Representatives
Information on finding your California Congressional Representative, including a list of Northern California districts and their reps. Included are District 8, San Francisco (Nancy Pelosi), District 9 (Barbara Lee) and other counties around the San Francisco Bay Area.
San Francisco's Best Food Trucks
A guide to San Francisco's top food trucks and food carts, based on food quality and quantity, uniqueness, popularity and creativity.
San Francisco Festivals and Holiday Events...
San Francisco festivals and street fairs taking place throughout the Bay Area in December. San Francisco festivals happen throughout the year, with winter months hosting a variety of holiday events, tree lightings, and winter celebrations
Best San Francisco Attractions
A guide to favorite attractions in San Francisco. The attractions include landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge as well as San Francisco's historical sites and traditional visitor destinations.
10 Things About Steve Wozniak
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Bay Area Labyrinths
A short list of public labyrinths in the San Francisco Bay Area. The labyrinths are in a number of different styles, the most popular being the Chartres Cathedral plan, installed at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco
10+ Restaurants and Cafes in the Mission
List of 10+ restaurants to try in the Mission District of San Francisco. A diverse selection of dining spots if you find yourself in the Mission.
Irish Pubs in San Francisco
Best Irish pubs in San Francisco, serving Guinness, Irish Whiskey and Irish Coffee, and Irish Breakfast in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Best Chocolate Shops in San Francisco...
Local chocolate shops and chocolatiers in the San Francisco and Berkeley areas. The focus is on locally-made chocolate, or San Francisco-based chocolate shops that offer a more international selection.
Passover Seders in the San Francisco Bay Area
If you’re not celebrating Passover at someone's home, there are many communal Passover seders in the San Francisco Bay Area that welcome all. Some SF restaurants offer Passover week specials, too.
Where to Watch Fireworks & More July 4 Fun...
San Francisco's fireworks are the splashiest of the Bay Area's July 4 celebrations, but there's plenty of fun before dark and in other local cities, too.
More New Year's Eve Parties & Events in San...
The continuation of our guide to San Francisco 2014 New Year's Eve parties, shows and other events, including comedy, cruises and midnight fireworks. Page 2.
Plant Zones in the San Francisco Bay Area
If you're starting a garden and deciding what to grow in it, you may want to find out your plant zone. The USDA and Sunset magazine have different zone systems and maps.
SF Bay Area Strong Going into the Food Oscars
The SF Bay Area has a strong showing in the semifinals for the 2013 James Beard Awards, the Oscars of the culinary world.
iPhone Apps for San Francisco
iPhone apps for San Francisco navigation. A list of helpful iPhone applications to help navigate the streets (and restaurants) of San Francisco.
Things to Do and See Throughout the SF Bay Area...
April 2013 in the San Francisco Bay Area is a whirlwind of activity. Check this events calendar for film and arts festivals, street fairs and more.
San Francisco Zip Code Map
A San Francisco Zip Code Map. Below the zip code map is a key showing zip codes and their corresponding neighborhoods (with links to additional maps).
San Francisco's Best Halloween Parties &...
A guide to the best Halloween activities in San Francisco for adults, including parties, shows, a cruise and an erotic haunted house.
Famous Grave Sites - San Francisco Bay Area
Where to location famous graves in the San Francisco Bay Area. Because most of San Francisco's cemeteries were moved out of the city in the 20th century, the famous grave sites are found primarily in Colma and in Mountain View Cemetery in Oakland.
Map of San Francisco Museums - Map of Museums...
Map showing locations of San Francisco museums, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Legion of Honor and the de Young, as well as various museums in the Yerba Buena Arts District and beyond.
San Francisco Muni Metro - Map of Muni Metro...
Map of the San Francisco Muni system, showing metro stops throughout the city. The Muni lines included are the F-Market, J-Church, K-Ingleside, L-Taraval, M-Ocean View, N-Judah, and T-Third.
San Francisco Bay Area Animal Shelters
Animal shelters in the San Francisco Bay Area. This list includes official municipal and regional animal shelters.
Dance Clubs & Nightclubs in San Franci...
Alphabetical list of nightclubs, dance clubs and lounges in San Francisco. Brief descriptions, address, and website links.
Nights at San Francisco Museums
Nearly all of the San Francisco Bay Area's major museums host special museum nights of added programs, activities, and entertainment, which is included with museum admission.
January Events in San Francisco
The holidays are over, but San Francisco in January still has many opportunities to eat, drink, dress up and be merry.
Top Picks in San Francisco
An overview of the various top picks lists at the About San Francisco site. Lists include top restaurants, top bars, top parks, top attractions, and other San Francisco favorites.
San Francisco Hotel Lounges
A primer on some of San Francisco's hotel lounges and bars.
Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Kits
Information on how to build emergency kits and how to prepare for disaster, natural or otherwise. Some of the resources are San Francisco and Bay Area specific. Others are just general information on disaster safety for you, your family and your pets. Page 3.
Blue Angels Dazzle SF at Fleet Week
Fleet Week is essentially a display of military muscle, but even liberal, pacifist San Francisco looks forward to the astounding air stunts of the Blue Angels.
Learn to Duck, Cover & Cook for the Next...
A big earthquake akin to Loma Prieta will likely hit the SF Bay Area within 30 years. Learn how to survive it at events marking Loma Prieta's 25th anniversary.
Noe Valley Neighborhood Profile
Noe Valley, the neighborhood smack in the middle of San Francisco, is a village of upper-middle class young families serviced by small shops and restaurants along 24th Street.
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Victorians, Harvey Milk, Guppies and Hot...
Visitors might expect only hard bodies and vampish transvestites, but the Castro is home to historic
10+ Winter Birding Spots on San Francisco ...
Information on winter birding areas around San Francisco Bay, in wetland areas and nature preserves. These birding areas have an abundance of shorebirds and migrating water species during the winter.
San Francisco Festivals and Fairs - November
San Francisco festivals and street fairs taking place throughout the Bay Area in November. San Francisco festivals happen throughout the year, with winter months hosting a variety of holiday events, tree lightings, and winter celebrations.
Art Galleries in San Francisco - Neighborhoods...
A list of art galleries in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. Each gallery has contact information and a link to the gallery's website.
SFMade Week: Find Local Companies & Made-in-SF...
Businesses that are making it in San Francisco--i.e., manufacturing things and thriving--are the focus of SFMade Week, May 6-12, 2013. Behind-the-scenes tours and hands-on building are being offered.
Party, Dance & Play on the Mission's...
San Francisco's Sunday Streets program closes off streets to car traffic in various neighborhoods and offers free activities, entertainment and services to pedestrians, bicyclists and skaters.
San Francisco Christmas Tree & Holiday...
Christmas tree lighting and holiday light displays begin to switch on in San Francisco before Thanksgiving. Here are some of the nicest tree lighting ceremonies and illuminated displays around town.
Fine Dining Favorite in San Francisco
A favorites list of some fine dining restaurants in San Francisco. The list includes elegant venues like the Dining Room at the Ritz Carlton, as well as restaurants with a more laid back vibe like Town Hall and Aziza.
Memorial Day 2014 in San Francisco
Here's what to do for Memorial Day weekend in the SF Bay Area--plus partnership advice from SF's most popular male ballet dancer.
Crab Season in San Francisco
Dungeness crab season runs from November until June in Northern California, and San Francisco restaurants are offering the delicious crustacean in myriad forms.
Ice Skating in San Francisco
Find an ice skating rink in or around San Francisco, including wintertime outdoor rinks right in the middle of the city.
San Francisco Recycling & Trash Facts
In recycling and composting, San Francisco does more than any other US city--but we could do even better. A lot of San Francisco garbage could in fact go in the recycling or compost bins. Here's how to sort it out.
San Francisco Events Calendar - February...
February 2014 in San Francisco offers indie films and music, comedy, lots of beer and fun fundraisers--and that's not even counting Chinese New Year and Valentine's Day events.
Thanksgiving Travel & Traffic in the San...
If you're traveling from or in the San Francisco Bay Area during Thanksgiving, here's what to expect and how to reduce the hassles of your trip.
Bay to Breakers & 16 More Fun May Events in...
San Francisco in May is packed with festivals, street fairs and activities, including Cinco de Mayo, Carnaval and the zany mobile costume party known as Bay to Breakers.
San Francisco Live Music Clubs - Map of Live...
Map of live music clubs in San Francisco. The music venues listed here include mainstream venues which host national acts, as well as smaller showcases for local musicians
November Events in San Francisco
San Francisco Events This Month: Stay warm in November with a mole tasting and a slew of performances, fairs, films and talks indoors.
Growing Moustaches in Movember
In November in San Francisco, increasing numbers of men grow moustaches to draw attention to men's health issues. You can support them by going to the fun Movember fundraising events.
Top Ways to Pitch in for the Environment -...
Ways to help green and clean San Francisco's environment. Organizations that offer clean-up days, tree plantings and environmental education in San Francisco and around the Bay Area.
The Golden Gate Bridge by the Numbers
Fun facts and info about the Golden Gate Bridge, that every self-respecting San Francisco resident should know.
Holiday Tea in San Francisco
Where to enjoy holiday tea in San Francisco.
Restaurants' Healthy San Francisco Surcharges...
San Francisco restaurants are increasingly adding surcharges to your bills, supposedly to cover paying for employee health care costs, as required by the Healthy San Francisco law. But they are profiting from it--instead of reimbursing employees for their medical care, the restaurants are holding onto lots of surplus cash, the San Francisco civil grand jury reports.
Best Wine Bars in San Francisco
A selection of wine bars in San Francisco, including a wine bar that serves only organic and sustainable wines.
After Last Year's Absence, the Blue Angels are...
Fleet Week in San Francisco is back in 2014 in its full glory, featuring the stunning Blue Angels and a stately parade of ships.
Latino Comics & Capoeira, Moreno & More...
Concerts, exhibits, talks and a Latino film festival are among the San Francisco programs celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2014.
SF Chefs Reveal The Rebel Within & Other Secrets
At the 2013 SF Chefs festival, some of San Francisco's star chefs revealed how they created their signature foods--in one case, by accident--and their secret weapons.
San Francisco is Greenest City in US
San Francisco is the greenest of 27 major US and Canadian cities, according to an Economist Intelligence Unit study. Our mandatory recycling and composting law is especially effective, the study found.
The Scoop - The Best Ice Cream in San Francisco
San Francisco is dotted with specialty shops scooping up fresh, smooth, house-made ice cream in classic, exotic, innovative and sometimes downright odd flavors.
San Francisco Walking Tours
San Francisco walking tours are a wonderful way to learn about the if you're a visitor or a new resident, and a fun way to enhance your city knowledge if you're a local. San Francisco walking tours and guided walks offer a variety of schedules and themes -- some free, most for a charge.
Tilden Park Map - Map of Tilden Park in...
Map of Tilden Park area in Berkeley California. Tilden Park is part of the East Bay Parks system, located in the hills above Berkeley. Tilden Park is home to trails and family activities such as Little Farm. Trails range from more strenuous uphill climbs to kid-friendly loops like the trail around Jewel Lake.
Map of Irish Pubs in San Francisco
Map showing locations of some popular Irish pubs in San Francisco. Map includes address and links to further descriptions of the pubs and bars.
Concerts Outside of San Francisco - November&nb...
November concerts outside of San Francisco at venues in the Bay Area - in Berkeley, Oakland and on the Peninsula. Page 2.
What to Eat at the SF Street Food Festival
The San Francisco Street Food Festival is a buffet of international food made by Bay Area restaurants, food trucks and little-known cooks.
French Restaurants & Bistros in San Fr...
A list of French restaurants and French Bistros in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. The choices range from one of San Francisco's most elegant and expensive restaurants (Fleur de Lys) to casual French bistros and cafes.
Volunteer and Contribute in San Francisco
Volunteer and contribute in San Francisco and the Bay Area, at Thanksgiving, Christmas and year-round. Here's how and where to get started.
Where to See Free Movies This Summer in San...
See movies for free this summer in the San Francisco Bay Area. Shown June-Sept. 2014 mostly outdoors, the films range from blockbusters to local indies.
Art Galleries in San Francisco - Union Square...
A list of art galleries in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. This page contains galleries in the Union Square district of San Francisco. Page 4.
San Francisco Independent Bookstores
A listing of San Francisco independent bookstores -- from speciality stores to locally owned new and used booksellers. This guide to independent book stores in San Francisco also includes links to a location map as well as some links to store event pages.
Golden Gate Park Map - San Francisco - Map of...
Map of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. This is a street map of the park and surrounding area in San Francisco -- with markers for attractions throughout the park. The markers have information and a photograph of each location..
Take Home a Piano from "La Traviata"
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Top 8 Gelato in San Francisco
A selection of favorite Italian gelato places in San Francisco. These gelato stops are located in a cross-section of neighborhoods around town.
San Francisco Halloween Activities
Halloween activities and events in San Francisoc on October 31. Page 2.
San Francisco Civic Center Farmers' Market...
The farmers' market at San Francisco's Civic Center is now open on Fridays, Sundays and Wednesdays. In the Tenderloin, it has a wide array of produce, low prices, a community-service mission and a down-to-earth vibe.
San Francisco in December - Events &...
December 2013 in San Francisco offers comedy, films, gift fairs and fundraisers for good causes.
Pre-Halloween in San Francisco - Activities and...
Find Halloween-themed parties and other excuses to wear Halloween costumes in San Francisco before October 31.
Best Jazz Brunches in San Francisco
A list of places to enjoy jazz brunch in San Francisco. From the historical -- Palace Hotel -- to the stunning view -- Cityscape -- a Sunday jazz brunch is a great way to celebrate a special occasion with ambiance.
A Non-Hunter's Perspective on Bay Area...
A brief exploration of the conflicts some of us non-hunters face during hunting season in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dog Parks in San Francisco
A list of off-leash dog parks and dog-friendly areas in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Best San Francisco Parks Map - Map of Best...
Map of San Francisco parks. The map includes markers for Golden Gate Park, the Presidio, Dolores Park and other popular city parks.
Hayes Valley - Bars & Clubs
A list of bars in the Hayes Valley area of San Francisco. Bars in Hayes Valley include wine bars and cocktail lounges, as well as music clubs. Page 2.
Best Margaritas in San Francisco
2008 Update: The Chronicle ran a story in July about the nuances of what constitutes a great margarita.
San Francisco Neighborhoods
A map of San Francisco California neighborhoods, with links to maps, photos and resources for each individual neighborhoods.
San Francisco Emergency and Disaster Resou...
A resources list of local San Francisco and Bay Area emergency organzations, as well as national and California emergency services. There are links to help you build disaster preparedness and emergency kits to keep in the house. And includes information on pet emergency kits and preparing your companion animals for disaster.
San Francisco's Legacy Bars & Restaurants
San Francisco is full of bars and restaurants that aren't exactly landmarks but are rich in history, culture and character. An architectural heritage organization is promoting them as legacies that ought to be preserved.
San Francisco & Bay Area Beekeepers
A directory of San Francisco beekeepers and Bay Area beekeeping associations and groups. Newcomers to beekeeping are welcome to attend meetings -- to learn more about starting a hive, an apiary, or just getting an education on bees in general. The resources here include beekeepers associations in San Francisco, Alameda County, Contra Costa County, San Mateo County and Santa Clara County.
Parties, Marches & Shows: SF Pride Fun...
Alongside San Francisco's pride celebration & parade June 28-29, 2014, are many LGBT parties, shows and activities, like the annual film fest and dyke march.
Bay Area Railroad Museums and History
Information on California railroad history and Bay Area railroad museums
Free Nature Walks in San Francisco
San Francisco parks and Golden Gate National Recreation area offer a host of free walks and outings throughout the city's park system. This guide tells you where you can get more information on free nature walks and free nature programs in the city.
Art Galleries in San Francisco - SoMa Neig...
A list of art galleries in San Francisco, organized by neighborhood. This page contains galleries in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco. Page 3.
San Francisco Homes
When it comes to San Francisco homes, you're financially better off renting rather than buying, a study finds. San Francisco in fact is the best US city in which to rent, according to Rent.com.
Find a Lost Pet in the San Francisco Bay A...
Information on San Francisco Bay Area animal shelters, and general tips on finding a lost dog or cat.
San Francisco Parks Rank No. 3 in U.S.
In a 2013 survey of parks in the 50 largest U.S. cities, the Trust for Public Land ranked San Francisco's in third place.
Tango & More to Celebrate Latino Culture
A guide to Hispanic Heritage Month celebrations in San Francisco (Sept. 15-Oct. 15, 2012), including special exhibits, films and lectures.
San Francisco's Official Songs
Most cities work just fine with one (or none), but not San Francisco. San Francisco has two official songs.
Litquake Takes on Tweets & Taxidermy, Sci...
San Francisco's Litquake packs readings by 850 authors into 9 days. The October festival offers literature in every sense of the word, from tweets to tributes to Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
SF Bay Area's Strong Showing in 2013 James...
The San Francisco Bay Area's culinary strength is reflected in its many semifinalists for the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards. In nearly every category, the Bay Area has as many or more nominees than any other U.S. metropolis. Finalists are announced in late March and the awards given in May.
Italy in San Francisco
Guide to enjoying Italy in San Francisco. Martha Bakerjian, About.com's Italy Travel Guide, shares her favorite places in town to enjoy Italian food, Italian coffee, and San Francisco Italian Culture.
Buddhist Temples Dish Up Tasty Japanese Food...
For some of the best Japanese food in San Francisco and the Bay Area, go to Japanese Buddhist temples during the summer. That's Obon season, when temple members honor their ancestors and host celebrations that include traditional dancing, bazaars and lots of home-made, reasonably priced Japanese dishes.
Breast Cancer Awareness Events in San Francisco...
In San Francisco, film screenings, a walk, fundraisers and special promotions are presented during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October 2013
SF Bay Area Strong in 2013 James Beard Awards...
The San Francisco Bay Area is looking strong in the finals of the 2013 James Beard Foundation Awards, also known as the food Oscars. For best new restaurant, rising star chef and outstanding service, we claim two of the five finalists. For best chef of the West, four of the five finalists are in the Bay Area.
Chinese New Year Festivities Throughout the San...
Lunar New Year celebrations in the San Francisco Bay Area start in late January and culminate in the Feb. 15, 2014 Chinatown Chinese New Year Parade.
Litquake Oct.11-19
Litquake, San Francisco's annual literary extravaganza, features more than 800 writers talking and reading from Oct. 11-19, 2013.
San Francisco Entertainment Venues
Guide to San Francisco entertainment, arts and attractions. This list features directories of San Francisco theaters, San Francisco museums, performing arts, comedy and other show venues. The entertainment listings also include links to San Francisco event calendars.
Mortified Live - San Francisco
San Francisco entertainment - Mortified Show - Mortified Live. The Make-Out Room in San Francisco hosts a monthly show known as Mortified Live -- where everyday people read aloud from their teenage journals, letters and memorabilia. Mortified Live happens every month in San Francisco, as well as in other cities, including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Austin, and Portland, Oregon.
Turkey Trot Time in San Francisco
Prepare for Thanksgiving with a turkey trot in the San Francisco area. You can walk or run a 5K or 10K course, dress up as a turkey (or not), and often help a good cause, too.
Angel Island's Worldwide Immigrants
Angel Island is widely known as the entry point for Chinese emigrants in the early 1900s, but it also processed thousands of natives of Russia, Italy, Korea, Austria, India, Germany, Mexico and elsewhere.
Map of San Francisco Best Attractions - San...
Map of San Francisco attractions and landmarks. The map shows locations around the city where visitors can spend an hour or a day exploring San Francisco's history, culture and nature.
Early Georgia O'Keeffe at de Young Museum
Little-known Georgia O'Keeffe paintings, created before her Southwest life, are exhibited at San Francisco's de Young museum.
San Francisco's Columbarium - Final Resting...
For a twist on people watching, go to the San Francisco Columbarium. The historic building houses mementos, photos, and favorite knick-knacks of thousands of San Franciscans, along with their cremated remains.
The Story Behind the World's Biggest Light...
San Francisco's workhorse Bay Bridge, long overshadowed by the showier Golden Gate Bridge, is now the world's largest light sculpture, thanks to 25,000 LED lights.
San Francisco Community Event Calendars
A compilation of community event calendars in San Francisco. The event calendars here represent a variety of activities in the city, including lectures and readings, as well as regular concerts and park activities, classes and programs.
Things To Do in San Mateo County - Map of...
Map of attractions and things to do in San Mateo County California. The points include museums like the Burlingame Pez Museum and Coyote Point Museum, Hiller Aviation Museum, as well as natural attractions like Fitzgerald Marine Reserve.
Catch Free Concerts, Theater & Dance...
Free festivals and fun during the summer in San Francisco include concerts, dance lessons, Shakespeare in the Park and circus shows.
San Francisco's Role in "Blue Jasmine"
San Francisco was abuzz with Woody Allen and Cate Blanchett sightings last summer, and now we’re seeing the result, Blue Jasmine, which opened in theaters here on August 2, 2013.
Comedy, Improv, Allegory, Musical Reviews, A...
The San Francisco Fringe Festival, the largest indie theater presentation in the Bay Area, stages dozens of productions including solo performances, comedy, tragedies, improv and musical reviews. The festival is Sept. 6-21, 2013.
San Francisco Bags - Locally Made Custom Bags
Bag shopping in San Francisco is relatively easy, with three local companies--Chrome, Rickshaw Bags and Timbuk2--producing messenger and laptop bags. Besides off-the-rack, pre-made ones, they also offer custom bags.
San Francisco Christmas and Holiday Gift Ideas
A holiday gift guide for San Franciscans, with ideas for special, personalized gifts that help the local economy, support good causes, are locally made, and don't require a trip to the mall.
Dec. 25 in San Francisco - Events and...
The shoppers have retreated and most buildings and offices are closed, but you don't have to be home alone with Chinese take-out on Dec. 25. San Francisco on Christmas Day offers several events and activities suitable for all ages.
San Francisco Food and Foodie Gifts
A guide to San Francisco food and foodie gifts, including cookbooks by Bay Area chefs, specialty food items, cooking classes and tasting sessions.
Made in San Francisco Gifts
Get your holiday shopping done and help the local economy by picking San Francisco gifts--gifts made in San Francisco. Clothing, bags, accessories, chocolate and coffee are some of the locally made goods that are widely available.
Map of San Francisco Holiday Lights - Holiday...
Map of San Francisco holiday lights and Christmas tree locations. The map shows the larger holiday displays around town, and has links to additional information on San Francisco December and Christmas events.
The San Francisco Social: Millennials Party for...
The annual San Francisco Social draws hundreds of young people to party for a good cause. The event on Nov. 16, 2013, benefits Larkin Street Youth Services.
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