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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.
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.
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.
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.
March's Best Bets: Cool Events & Activities...
Your guide to special events and annual festivals in March 2015 in San Francisco--including celebrations of chocolate, a capella, whiskey, Persian New Year, schoolkids' art, Women's History Month and Asian films.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Best Cocktails in San Francisco
An initial primer on the best cocktails in San Francisco, with a place to review and add your own.
Top Ways to Celebrate Chinese New Year in the...
Colorful, boisterous Chinese New Year celebrations in the San Francisco Bay Area start in Feb. 2015 and culminate in a Chinatown parade with a 270-foot dragon.
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.
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.
February's Best Bets - Top Things to Do &...
February 2015 in San Francisco offers indie films and music, comedy, lots of beer and celebrations of the Pan Pacific Expo centennial and Black History Month.
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.
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.
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.
Parties, Parades, and Culture for St. Patrick's...
A guide to St. Patrick's Day and Irish-themed activities in the San Francisco Bay Area in 2013. The highlight is the St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival in SF, but there are also block parties, pub crawls, Irish music concerts and literary events in the city and a two-day celebration in Dublin, CA.
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.
10+ Great San Francisco Blogs
A list of 10 great San Francisco blogs, covering everything from restaurants and art, to news and photos.
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.
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.
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.
FM Radio Stations - San Francisco
A list, including brief description of FM radio stations in the San Francisco area.
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.
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.
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.
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.
10 Things About Steve Wozniak
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San Francisco Festivals and Fairs - March
San Francisco festivals and street fairs taking place throughout the Bay Area in March. The March festival calendar is updated annually.
Top Attractions & Experiences in SF's...
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park offers museums, sports facilities, lakes, gardens and other attractions and experiences for all ages.
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.
Dungeness Crab Cracks at These 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.
Brunch and Egg-Hunt with the Easter Bunny
For Easter, dozens of Bay Area restaurants offer special brunches and dinners, while San Francisco's top hotels present elaborate and sumptuous brunch buffets, often with live music, the Easter Bunny and activities for kids.
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.
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.
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
San Francisco Bay Area Animal Shelters
Animal shelters in the San Francisco Bay Area. This list includes official municipal and regional animal shelters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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San Francisco Hotel Lounges
A primer on some of San Francisco's hotel lounges and bars.
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.
State Bird Provisions, Quince, Perbacco Up for...
State Bird Provisions, Quince, Saison, Perbacco and Aziza chefs and restaurateurs are among the San Francisco nominees for the 2015 James Beard Awards, which honor culinary excellence.
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..
Holiday Fun for Free in San Francisco
Free fun and celebrations around Christmas and the holidays abound in San Francisco, including concerts, ceremonies, parties and arts and crafts sessions.
San Francisco's Most Romantic Restaurants
A guide to romantic and special-occasion restaurants in San Francisco, perfect for celebrating Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and other momentous events.
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 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.
New Phone Dialing Rules in San Francisco
The San Francisco Bay Area gets a new area code in early spring 2015, which means you have to dial extra digits to make local San Francisco calls.
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.
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.
Dance Clubs & Nightclubs in San Franci...
Alphabetical list of nightclubs, dance clubs and lounges in San Francisco. Brief descriptions, address, and website links.
Top Things to Do in the Country's Oldest...
San Francisco Chinatown engages all of your senses, with food, culture, shopping and history all within a short walk.
San Francisco Theater
Directory of San Francisco theater and theater performances in the San Francisco Bay Area. The list includes mainstream San Francisco theater as well as alternative and smaller performance venues.
Muni Metro Map
Map of the San Francisco Muni Metro system. This map does not include bus routes, just train and streetcar lines in San Francisco.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
What to Do and See at Easter-Time in San...
A guide to Easter activities in San Francisco in 2014, including egg hunts, Easter Bunny photo opportunities, egg decorating and parades.
Top Picks for San Francisco Food, Music, Fairs...
June 2014 in San Francisco is full of festivals and street fairs celebrating everything from documentaries and jazz to Juneteenth and LGBT pride. Check this calendar for details.
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.
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.
Victorians, Harvey Milk, Guppies and Hot...
Former gay activist and pioneering politican Harvey Milk lived above his camera store, which is now a gift shop.
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 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.
Small Museums in the Yerba Buena Arts Dist...
An overview of small museums in the Yerba Buena Arts District and SoMa in San Francisco. SoMa museums include MoAD, the Contemporary Jewish Museum, the Cartoon Art Museum and the Craft and Folk Art Museum in San Francisco.
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.
At the Exploratorium – Scott Weaver&#8217...
With just toothpicks and glue--and 3,000 spare hours over 34 years--Scott Weaver has created a ping-pong-ball labyrinth that's also a sculpture of San Francisco's skyline and icons. See how it works at the Exploratorium.
San Francisco Fine Dining - Map of Fine Dining...
Map showing locations of some fine dining restaurants outside of the downtown area, in the San Francisco neighborhoods of the Mission, Noe Valley, Outer Richmond and Civic Center.
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.
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.
SF Chefs Challenge: If San Francisco Were a...
The 2012 SF Chefs food festival included a creative bake-off contest for professional pastry chefs and bakers: Make a cake that embodies San Francisco.
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's Best Attractions
Best attractions for visitors in San Francisco. A list of must-see destinations and landmarks around 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.
Where to Ice Skate in the Bay Area, During the...
Here's where to ice skate in the San Francisco Bay Area, including holiday pop-up outdoor ice rinks and year-round indoor rinks.
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.
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.
Better to Rent a Home than Buy in San Francisco
In the San Francisco Bay Area and especially San Francisco city proper, renting a home is a better deal than buying, says a nation-wide report by Trulia. In most of the rest of the U.S., the opposite is true.
Treasure Island Flea Market
The Treasure Island flea market makes the landfill-island one of the Bay Area's newest and most scenic places to shop. Page 6.
Hunger and Homelessness in San Francisco
Although San Francisco food banks and food pantries had more to give out in 2010, they still had to turn away 30 percent of the people asking for food. A U.S. Conference of Mayors report examines hunger and homelessness in San Francisco and two dozen other cities.
Bay to Breakers Trivia & Records - What You...
A number-cruncher's guide to Bay to Breakers, San Francisco's century-old, running free-for-all, including course records, statistics and other facts.
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.
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Golden Gate Bridge 75th Anniversary Celebrations
Events and activities honoring the Golden Gate Bridge's 75th anniversary are scheduled throughout 2012 in the Bay Area. They include contests, films, concerts, exhibits, lectures and more.
Valencia Street Transforms
Valencia Street in San Francisco’s Mission District is gentrifying. Bistros, boutiques, condos and galleries--upscale but with indie or edgy streaks--have taken the place of taco shops and produce stands. Page 8.
San Francisco Festivals and Fairs - March -...
San Francisco festivals and street fairs taking place throughout the Bay Area in March. The March festival calendar is updated annually. Page 2.
SF's Best New Year's Eve Parties & Shows
A guide to New Year's Eve 2015 in San Francisco, including parties, performances, concerts and other entertainment.
Guide to 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.
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.
Golden Gate Bridge Turns 75
The Golden Gate Bridge opened on May 27, 1937. Its birthday party exactly 75 years later features entertainment, history, art, music and fireworks along the San Francisco waterfront.
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
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.
Take a Chocolate Tour of San Francisco
San Francisco is a chocoholic's dream. Here's a guide to the city's best chocolate, created by local chocolate manufacturers and chocolatiers.
Disaster Preparedness For Pets
Information on disaster preparedness for pets, including how to build a pet emergency kit, and what to be prepared for in the event of disaster or evacuation. Page 4.
San Francisco Events - April 25 to 30
San Francisco events calendar, featuring museum and gallery exhibits, shows, opera, ballet, clubs, comedy, free events, lectures, park events and tours. Page 5.
Bardot Parties, Gypsy Jazz and Other Bastille...
Bastille Day, France's National Day, is celebrated in San Francisco with French-accented parties, dancing and concerts.
San Francisco Photos
These pictures of San Francisco represent a cross-section of places and things. The photos here include images of San Francisco neighborhoods, landmarks and other places of interest. You'll also find pictures of San Francisco wildlife and public art installations, Bay Area photos as well as event photos such as Carnaval San Francisco and Bay to Breakers.
Romp, Dance & Play on the Embarcadero
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.
Other-Than-Mexican Restaurants in the Mission
The Mission's restaurant revolution has brought cuisines from around the world to the burrito bastion.
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.
Catch the Last Night of Hamburg's Midsummer Dream
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San Francisco Concerts - April
A listing of San Francisco concerts happening in April. This list includes concerts at major San Francisco venues, as well as links to live music clubs and performances around town.
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.
San Francisco Frozen Yogurt and Gelato - Map of...
Map of frozen yogurts shops in San Francisco as well as San Francisco Gelato shops. The map also includes links to more information about the places marked here.
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.
Burning Man Photos
Burning Man began in 1986 when a handful of friends built and burned a wooden human figure on San Francisco’s
San Francisco Concerts - March
A listing of San Francisco concerts happening in March. This list includes concerts at major San Francisco venues, as well as links to live music clubs and performances around town.
What to Know About San Francisco Recycling
Though we already have the highest recycling rate in the country, our city is determined to get even greener with a San Francisco recycling law that requires every home and business to sort its garbage. That means we in San Francisco must think before we throw: is this recyclable, compostable, or plain old trash?
How & Where to Volunteer in SF at the...
Volunteer in the San Francisco Bay Area at Thanksgiving, Christmas and year-round. Nonprofits need help with everything from cooking to IT, and here's how and where to start.
San Francisco Events - April 17 to 24
San Francisco events calendar, featuring museum and gallery exhibits, shows, opera, ballet, clubs, comedy, free events, lectures, park events and tours. Page 4.
San Francisco Weather Map - San Francisco and...
San Francisco and Bay Area weather, with map showing locations of Bay Area cities. This weather list also includes links to weather within individual neighborhoods in San Francisco.
Dog Parks in San Francisco
A list of off-leash dog parks and dog-friendly areas in San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Stanford University - Visitor Attractions...
Guide to visiting Stanford University in California. Stanford University in Palo Alto has several notable attractions, including historic buildings, art installations and museum, as well as public walking tours.
Don't Miss One of the 10 Best Parades in the...
One of the world's 10 best parades, the Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is a vibrant, must-see spectacle. Here's where to watch it and what to expect.
San Francisco's Best Christmas Trees &...
Landmarks, major hotels and neighborhoods in SF display spectacular Christmas trees and lights during the holidays. Here are some of the most photo-worthy.
San Francisco Events - April 1 to 8
San Francisco events calendar, featuring museum and gallery exhibits, shows, opera, ballet, clubs, comedy, free events, lectures, park events and tours. Page 2.
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.
Balanchine, Romeo & Juliet, World Premieres...
San Francisco Ballet's 2015 season, from late January until mid-May, includes Romeo & Juliet, Giselle and world premieres.
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.
Best & Worst Places to Live – San...
San Francisco ranks in the middle of the country's biggest metro areas when it comes to stress, according to a new report.
Frida, Fetishes, Jazz & Other Things to...
A guide to July 2014 festivals and other fun things to do and see in San Francisco, including jazz concerts and fetish and crafts fairs.
Memorial Day Weekend 2013 in San Francisco
A guide to Memorial Day weekend activities in San Francisco. There are ceremonies to honor Americans who died in military service, which is Memorial Day's original purpose, as well as fun events like Carnaval.
San Francisco's Hottest Festivals, Fairs,...
August 2014 in the San Francisco Bay Area is a whirl of food feasts, music, fairs and other fun, including Outside Lands and Eat Drink SF.
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.
Unique Shops in Hayes Valley
Some of the interesting shops you'll find in the Hayes Valley neighborhood of San Francisco. Shops include African Art, custom corsets, sake, and Babies pet supplies. Be sure to walk Hayes Street and the surrounding blocks of Hayes Valley for the full shopping experience.
Concerts Outside of San Francisco
Concert listings in the San Francisco Bay Area - in Berkeley, Oakland, and the Peninsula. Page 2.
Bay Area Railroad Museums and History
Information on California railroad history and Bay Area railroad museums
Riding the Rails From the Capitol to the Bay
An essay describing the journey on Capitol Corridor from Sacramento to the San Francisco Bay Area. Writer Jeffrey Proske recounts his seamless ride on the Amtrak rails that connect urban San Francisco and Berkeley with historic downtown Sacramento.
Thoughtful (& Fun!) Things to Do with Mom...
For Mother's Day, shows, concerts, brunches and cruises are just some of the many options for spending quality time with the moms in your life in San Francisco.
Submit Your Event Listing
Submit information about your public event for a listing at About San Francisco. Submitting this form does not guarantee that your event will be listed. Events are selected based on a variety of factors and appeal to About.com readers.
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.
January's Best Bets - Top Things to Do &...
The holidays are over, but San Francisco in January still has many opportunities to eat, drink, dress up and be merry.
San Francisco Events - April 9 to 16
San Francisco events calendar, featuring museum and gallery exhibits, shows, opera, ballet, clubs, comedy, free events, lectures, park events and tours. Page 3.
San Francisco's Official Songs
Most cities work just fine with one (or none), but not San Francisco. San Francisco has two official songs.
SF Pride 2014: All You Need to Know About the...
A guide to SF Pride, San Francisco's celebration and parade of gay power and community. The June 28-29, 2014 extravaganza is the largest LGBT gathering in the U.S.
Nutcracker to Scrooge: SF's Best Christmas...
A guide to Nutcracker, A Christmas Carol. Christmas concerts and other holiday shows in the Bay Area, ranging from traditional to modern to off-beat.
San Francisco Botanical Garden Wildflowers in...
From mid-April until mid-May, the wildflower meadow at the San Francisco Botanical Garden is bursting with color, and there are special tours of the California native plants garden.
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.

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