San Francisco & Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco , officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region of 7.5 million people which includes San Jose and Oakland. The Golden Gate Bridge is a Suspension Bridge spanning the Golden Gate, the opening of the San Francisco Bay into the Pacific Ocean. /5
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Got my traditional photos of Alcatraz, Golden Gate Bridge, and the Pier 39 sea lions, so now it's an official San Francisco trip.
Some of America’s most famous sights are in San Francisco! Explore the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island & Silicon Valley…
My beloved city of San Francisco, not just some cottony clouds hovering the bay, blanketing the Golden Gate Bridge
View from Crissy Field during construction of the Golden Gate Bridge with the roadbed being installed, San Francisco, CA,…
that the official paint colour of the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is 'International Orange'?…
A man standing on the first cables during the construction of the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, CA, 1935.
More bridge patrol officers will be assigned to San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to help prevent suicide attempts.
Heading to San Francisco for an exciting event. For now, check out this stunning Overview of the Golden Gate Bridge!
There’s a host of buzzy cities and beautiful landscapes to discover. San Francisco with its iconic Golden Gate Bridge.
home from San Francisco and got some souvenirs. A signed book by William G. Baker, a rivet from the Golden Gate Bridge,and i need more space
Beautiful day in San Francisco, 28 degrees, the Pacific Ocean and the Golden Gate Bridge all wrapped into one ☀️
BREAKING: Bill Ackman spotted in San Francisco on Golden Gate Bridge admiring the view. "It's nice up here, I love it." $…
Robin Williams Tunnel connecting San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County is now official. 👍🏼
Cruising around San Francisco! Miss watching the sunset glow of Golden Gate Bridge & driving down Lombard St in my sweet ride!.
Suicide Prevention study: Barriers like the one planned on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge reduce suicides.
On of my best selling prints , fill that empty wall space with San Francisco - Golden Gate Bridge via
Checking out the sights and sounds of San Francisco today. Here are the ladies at the Golden Gate Bridge earlier.
Behind the scenes at the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco . Photographer: Brandon Caffey / IG... … … …
CaptainObvious: I’m here in San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge is not gold. It’s red. … … … … … … … … …
How was your Saturday night? We want on a private flight with SF Air Tours over Oakland, San Francisco, Bay Bridge, Golden Gate Bridge, Sau…
The Shuttle Endeavour, on 747 shuttle carrier, soars over the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, 2012.
See some views of the Golden Gate Bridge you'd never expect us to show in a video in Key to the City: San Francisco
I wonder what the rest of San Francisco looks like. You know, the parts that aren't the Golden Gate Bridge.
Finally in San Francisco! Opera House, Golden Gate Bridge, Real Guitars, and City Lights Bookstore, we're coming for you.
Watch as I walk along the coast only to end at spectacular views of the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco.
ESPN scenery shots for Oakland: Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco trolley cars, and the old Bay Bridge.
Hindu swami tells story about how he convinced San Francisco to put a picture of Lord Hanuman to prevent suicides at Golden Gate Bridge
Without a moments rest straight from Amsterdam now San Francisco. First day saw the Golden Gate Bridge, check. Saw
San FranCISCO (AP) - Yellow-clad work crews shared San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge with only bikers, runners, and seabirds Saturday, as o...
San Francisco A jumbled collage of colorful neighborhoods and beautiful views, San Francisco draws those free-spirited types who have an eye for edgy art, a taste for imaginative cuisine and a zeal for adventure. It's really not surprising that songwriter Tony Bennett left his heart here: The city boasts jaw-dropping sights, world-class cuisine, cozy cafes and plenty of booming nightlife venues — there's no shortage of ways to stay busy here. Spend an hour or two sunning yourself alongside sea lions on the bay, admiring the views of the city from Twin Peaks, or strolling along the Marina. And for the quintessential San Franciscan experience, enjoy a ride on a cable car. Often described as Los Angeles' more refined northern cousin, cool and compact San Francisco takes the big-city buzz exuded by its southern counterpart and melds it with a sense of small-town charm. Here, you'll discover a mish-mash of culture flourishing throughout San Francisco's many vibrant quarters. Follow the crowds to the touristy ...
Arrived in Reno on Thursday and met up with my sister, D. We stayed at the Nugget that evening. Of course my sister arrived there first so she checked several rooms before the final selection. On Friday we headed to San Francisco and spent time at the Golden Gate bridge. We also went to Muir Woods. Yesterday we started out on a wine tour but at the first stop realized that in addition to the tour fee we would have to pay $20+ at each winery to taste. I had a quick conversation with the tour guide and was able to get a refund so we went back to the hotel and made a reservation for a wine tour at the Jarvis Winery. This tour was well worth the expense and we had a wonderful time. Now today we are waiting for the fog to clear and then we will continue with sight seeing. Tomorrow we will head to Reno and then the conference will begin on Tuesday.
Santa Cruz.south out San Francisco yesterday, down the peninsula and over the Santa Cruz Mnts and down good old Highway 17 and right into my favorite little city/Big town on earth. LOVE LOVE LOVE It every single time. Of course this time the weather would have to be perfect...sunshine, 70's and green green green everywhere. We spent 4 hours meander and remeandering the U.C. Santa Cruz Botanical Gardens (Go Banana Slugs!!!). Truthfully every time I visit this heaven on earth or as close as I think heaven is, the weather has been warm, sunny and green green green, so I am always hesitant to revisit each time to break the magic of such a sacred treasure to me during my tougher time in life. It lived up to the billing yesterday, dozens of hummingbirds,gentle honey and native bees busily working the flowers, the banksia, correa, strawflowers, erica, and California Lilac in bloom as well as the Yellow Flannel Shrub under the California Live Oaks that greets me at the entry each visit. We wandered the Eucalyptu ...
*San FranCISCO AT HALF TERM* San Francisco is one of the world’s most attractive and vibrant cities. There is so much to see and do in this incredible city including The Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz, Napa Valley,Union Square, Fishermans Wharf and The Castro to mention a few. For over 150 years, San Francisco has been a magnet for fortune seekers, immigrants, artists and poets. Rich in culture, San Francisco is well known for its liberal views, openness and acceptance of all cultures, religions, sexuality and lifestyles. The city’s relaxed atmosphere and open minded lifestyle is what makes it such a unique destination to anywhere else in America. The Hotel Tomo - A Kimpton Hotel is a stylish, modern hotel is in San Francisco's Japantown, less than 2 miles from Chinatown and Union Square. In addition to a Shabu-Shabu buffet-style Japanese restaurant, Hotel Tomo offers complimentary WiFi in its lobby filled with J-pop and anime-inspired decor. Its guestrooms feature city views, Japanese pop art murals, 3 ...
Officials close San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge for longest period in history to install safety barrier
(NEWSER) – San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge has apparently banked plenty of PTO hours over the last 77 years—and this weekend it's using 52 of them. Starting at midnight tonight and continuing through 4am
Hey Friends in San Francisco and Marin, don't forget the Golden Gate Bridge closing this weekend! Walk it or bike it! Sat 12:01am - Mon 4:00am
Missing some California sunshine! . San Francisco, home to the Golden Gate Bridge, is beautiful year round, but...
An adventure of more then 900miles, and 14 hours of driving. Walking around San Francisco more than 10 miles. Fishermans Wharf, Coit Tower, Lombard Street, Golden Gate Bridge, The Trolley, Riding the Bus and Subway. Plus spending time with family.
Dutch scientists show: the 1962 Alcatraz Escape was possible On 11 June 1962, three prisoners escaped from the heavily guarded prison island of Alcatraz just north of San Francisco. Where did their handcrafted rubber boat take them that night? The fate of Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris has continued to mystify the world down to the present day. When Dutch scientists were developing a model of the San Francisco Bay to study the impact of sea-level rise, they realised that this model could also shed light on one of the USA’s most intriguing stories. They have now completed their simulation work and conclude that an escape was indeed possible. In hindsight, the best time to launch a boat from Alcatraz was 23.30, one and a half hours later than has generally been assumed. A rubber boat leaving Alcatraz at 23.30 would most likely have landed just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. The model also shows that debris in that scenario would be likely to wash up at Angel Island, exactly where one of t ...
Watching a doco, my 5 yr old said, 'That's San Francisco & the Golden Gate Bridge. I miss it and the nice hotel we stayed in.'
Some picturesque San Francisco venues for wedding shots are the grand view park and even the Golden Gate bridge.
WILD STORM TODAY By Martha Mendoza San FranCISCO (AP) — A powerful storm churned through Northern California on Thursday, knocking out power to tens of thousands and delaying commuters while soaking the region with much-needed rain. Throughout the Bay Area, waves slammed onto waterfronts, ferries were bound to their docks, many schools canceled classes and the gusting winds had motorists tightly gripping their steering wheels on the Golden Gate Bridge, where managers created a buffer zone to prevent head-on collisions by swerving cars. The iconic Suspension Bridge is engineered to swing in cross winds, and engineers were standing by, but "the concern we have right now is more about vehicles," spokeswoman Priya David Clemens said. In Santa Cruz, about an hour south of San Francisco, an elementary school student was trapped for about 15 minutes when an 80-foot tree fell on him, pinning his arm and shoulder until rescuers with chain saws cut it apart. He was taken to a hospital in good condition but likely ...
Before the construction of all the bridges within the region, the San Francisco ferries were an important part of everyday life for many in the Bay Area. Being the only form of transportation in and out of the city, thousands of people relied on the ferries. The famous Ferry Building was then used as the main terminal. After the construction of many of the now iconic bridges of the Bay Area such as the Golden Gate Bridge, the necessity for the ferries had drastically reduced. Although many of the old lines are no longer existent, tourists and residents alike still come in the thousands to use the ferries which are still active today. The Ferry Building was reopened in the early 2000s to become one of the most popular tourists attractions within the city. The old baggage claim area has been renovated to become a gourmet marketplace featuring local goods. PS: While taking the ferries at daytime is fun, I recommend taking a ride at a later time because the night view of the city and the bridges are just AMAZ ...
San Andreas Fault 'BURPS' 2.1 OFF Golden Gate BRIDGE The USGS reported an offshore 2.1 magnitude earthquake @ 11:15 am smack dab on the San Andreas Fault located five miles off the Golden Gate Bridge and 5 miles SSW of Tamalpais-Homestead Valley, 7 miles SSW of Mill Valley & 9 miles W of San Francisco. It was 6.3 miles deep. There was one dubious report of "feeling it" from Emeryville (18 miles away). They would have felt it in San Francisco (half the distance) before the East Bay. Rarely offshore quakes this small are felt. But it does show some activity on the San Andreas Fault - something we haven't seen of late. PHOTOS--(TOP) The Google Earth view of the tiny temblor with the "A" in the red balloon indicating the epicenter. BOTTOM--The USGS map indicating the epicenter with a yellow "star" and the San Andreas Fault as a red line.
San FranCISCO (BAY CITY NEWS) — A body was found in San Francisco Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge this morning, according to San Francisco fire officials.
Latina Entrepreneurship and Business Ownership in San Francisco By Christine Bolaños San Francisco is known globally as the home of the Golden Gate Bridge, Cable Cars and the Ferry Building. Some of its residents are as remarkable as its landmarks. Among these golden stars are Latina business owners…
Officiated another wedding today .. right on the San Francisco coast above the ocean and in view of the Golden Gate Bridge. A couple that loved each other since age 15 but 25 years later and kids and broken families, .. got married ! Both ,in their hurts, still love Jesus and want to serve Him together!
I left my heart in San Francisco. Love walking across the Golden Gate Bridge with my family and taking…
Just got to San Francisco. First order of business: drive across the Golden Gate Bridge to the 'Full House' theme song.
Golden Gate Bridge district officials voted Friday to study charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to cross the iconic span, despite strong opposition from cyclists and an effort by the San Francisco delegation to shelve the proposals. In a 10-9 vote that split almost entirely along San Fran…
Illustration of Golden Gate Bridge view from Aquatic Park of San Francisco. Behind the trees there are building of Fort Mason. The fog just burned out and reveal the bridge, gorgeous in its unique color and construction. A nice walk in the city, swee...
A little moment in motion from the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco :) Photo/Video by AlexisCoram Share away :)
See ya later, San Francisco ~ you've been great! We just pulled up the anchor and are headed under the Golden Gate Bridge. Overnight sail; Monterey bound.
Cool shot of the over the Golden Gate Bridge during Fleet Week in San Francisco (Photo: Rich Shelton) http:/…
San Mateo bridge...It is the longest bridge in the San Francisco Bay Area and the 25th longest in the world by length. It's doesn't look as normal bridge but I love it ( more than Golden Gate Bridge)
During a Business Trip to San Francisco, I knew I wanted to get a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge. As I was...
Video of bus rider over the San Francisco Bay Bridge btwn Oaklandwn and Downtown San Francisco. The flat Island to the rear (viewer's right) is Treasure Island. The bridge in the background is the Golden Gate Bridge. The small island in the middle b.g. is Alcatraz. This is looking north. Treasure Island is flat because it is man made from the stone and earth they dredged up in the early 20th century when they widened the channel.
An Amazing Fact: Have you ever heard your parents say, “If your friends told you to jump off a bridge, would you do it?” Apparently some do. On March 11, 2011, a California high school student visiting the Golden Gate Bridge on a morning field trip climbed over a railing and jumped. He was evidently urged on by a dare from fellow classmates. Miraculously the teenager survived the 220-foot plunge into San Francisco Bay that kills dozens of people each year. Landing on water after a 220-foot fall feels like landing on concrete after a 100-foot drop. Most jumpers die a grisly death with massive internal injuries, broken bones, and skull fractures. Some die from internal bleeding, while others drown in the cold water. But amazingly the 17-year-old lived. A statement from his school said he suffered no severe injuries beyond bruising and tenderness. He was rescued by a surfer who paddled over and towed him ashore. California Highway Patrol Officer Chris Rardin said, “It’s a miracle in itself. The major ...
R.I.P Oscar winner Robin Williams dead at 63 :( In a shocking development, Oscar-winning actor/comic Robin Williams was found dead in his California home Monday, a possible suicide, according to investigators. He was 63. The Marin County Sheriff's Office said Williams was found unconscious and not breathing inside his home in Tiburon, Calif., around noon local time, and was pronounced dead shortly after. Tiburon is across the Golden Gate Bridge north of San Francisco. Source: Afshar
Robert Neyhart me u and the kids bus trip next year plz -vactionDay 1 Hometown - San Francisco, California See the very best of the Golden State on a fun-filled one week vacation. Fly to San Francisco, the romantic city by the bay. Enjoy a relaxing two night stay at your hotel, located near lively Fisherman’s Wharf. Rooms are available for check in after 3:00 p.m. Join Caravan for a 6:00 p.m. welcome briefing. Evening is at leisure to explore San Francisco. Hotel: Pier 2620 Hotel Fisherman's Wharf or SimilarDay 2 Wine Country, Bay Cruise (with breakfast)After breakfast, enjoy a brief morning sightseeing tour of San Francisco highlights. See Union Square, Chinatown and Nob Hill. Then, head over the Golden Gate Bridge. The bridge, an engineering masterpiece, is over two miles long. Stop at the Golden Gate Bridge Overlook. Continue to Sonoma Wine Country. Enjoy a wine tasting at a local vineyard. On your return to San Francisco, drive through Golden Gate Park. Free time at Fisherman’s Wharf. Then, enjoy ...
The fun continues in San Francisco-giant redwoods, the Golden Gate Bridge and the Pacific Ocean! Thank you, Taylor, for being a great tour guide!
Well after a going to Cadillac Ranch, going up New Mexico mountains, shopping in Albuquerque, visiting historical sites in Arizona, amazing Mexican food, Santa Cruz , seal watching, walking along the beach, fair rides, downtown Santa Cruz, amazing record shops, San Francisco, crazy driving, walking the Golden Gate Bridge, Palaces of fine arts, China Town, Pier 39 , Rain Forest Cafe and Sacramento I have say goodbye to one of my best friends and go to Ok. "How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard" A.A Milne.
Crossing over the Golden Gate Bridge and looking over the bay into San Francisco is a view everyone needs to see
The upside down traveller does San Francisco! 😝 . Just me, my hire bike and the Golden Gate Bridge.. 😊🚲🌉 (And abou...
If you are going to San Francisco you're gonna meet some gentle people there...🌉 @ Golden Gate Bridge
This is where my parents danced in 1939 in San Francisco & we make their table tops!. The views from the restaurant are spectacular; of the financial district, Chinatown, North Beach, The San Francisco Bay, and the Grace Cathedral and Huntington Park. In 1939 the hotel owner George D. Smith converted the 11-room penthouse on the hotel's 19th floor into a glass-walled cocktail lounge which became known as the Top of The Mark. The hotel itself was built on the site of the old Mark Hopkins mansion, which burnt down after the San Francisco earthquake of 1906. During World War II, when San Francisco was a major transit point for troops going to the Pacific Theater, US Navy officers traditionally had a farewell drink before shipping out while watching the sun set over the Golden Gate Bridge.
Driving the streets of San Francisco and the Golden Gate bridge with 1 am in a mustang convertible. Great fun :)
Great night in San Francisco with dinner on Fisherman's Wharf, city tour seeing the Golden Gate Bridge and hot fudge sundae at Ghirardelli
TRANSPORTATION authorities agreed today to fund unobtrusive anti-suicide netting beneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to prevent people falling to their deaths from the iconic landmark, an official said.
I'm toying with the idea of flying out to San Francisco, California for a few days (maybe a late flight on Friday, January 16 to San Fran & a late flight back to Boston on Sunday, January 18, with the state holiday to recover on Monday, January 19). My singular goal is to visit The Walt Disney Family Museum but I have no idea what hotels may be available nearby & what their price ranges may be. Does anyone have any experience with the area who may be able to suggest an affordable hotel that is within a reasonable (walking?) distance of the Presidio?! I'd settle for a reasonable public transit or similar commute. Sure, I wouldn't mind seeing the Golden Gate Bridge but beyond that, I don't really have an opinion on seeing anything else. Any & all help would be appreciated. My date is also flexible and I'm just picking that for a long weekend so I don't have to use vacation time. :)
After decades of lobbying and campaigning, supporters of installing suicide nets in the Golden Gate Bridge celebrated Friday after a $76-million funding plan was approved to install steel-cable nets below the iconic San Francisco landmark. The bridge district’s board of directors unanimously voted i…
In a unanimous vote on Friday, it was decided by members of the Golden Gate Bridge's district in San Francisco that a massive steel net would be implemented on the bridge to prevent suicides. The project is to cost $76 million.
For John Brooks, the years of waiting for officials to come up with money for a suicide barrier on San Francisco's majestic Golden Gate Bridge have been agonizing.
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge directors vote unanimously to add a suicide barrier to the bridge
Golden Gate Bridge to get suicide net: San Francisco bridge officials have approved the construction of suicid...
I'm crossing the Golden Gate Bridge to pick up a giant print for the book launch and exhibit tomorrow from the Blow Up Lab. What a day. What a time! I'd love to see you at the book launch. It's going to be a blast! It's tomorrow from 6:00pm - 11:00pm at The Firehouse at Ft. Mason, San Francisco. It's on the waterfront with Alcatraz in the background. Big bubble performance begins at 6:00. It's FREE. Here's the FB Event page:
San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge may soon be less of a magnet for people trying to commit suicide, as regional officials consider a plan to install mesh barriers beneath the historic orange span to catch jumpers before they hit the water.
San Francisco transportation officials on Friday will consider whether to approve $76 million in funding to install a net system to prevent suicides on the Golden Gate Bridge.
If you saw someone on the verge of suicide, would you know what to say? As a patrolman on San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge, Kevin Briggs helped bring many people back from the brink. In this moving talk, he gives a powerful piece of advice to those...
One of the world's scariest places - Aokigahara, Japan This forest at the base of Mount Fuji is like something out of The Blair Witch Project. It has an historic association with demons in Japanese mythology, and is the second most popular place in the world for suicides, after San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge. More than 50 people took their own lives here in 2010 alone, and an annual body hunt is undertaken by volunteers. The forest is also noted for its quietness, thanks to the wind-blocking density of the trees. Hikers are advised to use plastic tape to mark their route and avoid getting lost. with Joe Hotu n Roslindawati Sa'ad
I made it back to San Francisco Friday evening just in time to take a sunset cruise on San Francisco Bay to see Salsalito and the iconic Golden Gate Bridge up close. There were just enough high clouds around at sunset to produce stunning colors over the bridge. Of course, no trip to San Francisco is complete without a stop at Ghirardelli Chocolate Company! Time to catch a flight back to Myrtle Beach. See you on TV Monday.
Did touristy things in San Francisco today. Golden Gate bridge. Hot fudge sundaes at Ghiradelli's. Clam chowder in a sour-dough bread bowl on Fisherman's Wharf. Pier 39. Beautiful sunset. There's old magic in the city by the Bay. It's one of my favorite places. Hands down my favorite city. I have this time. This bittersweet time...
Thank you, Richard Wollman, for the last 5 days. Next up, San Francisco. Can't wait for our bike ride to the Golden Gate Bridge. Dreaming Big and seizing opportunities.
Another 20 miles this afternoon for a total of 390 miles on my Down Cali Journey that I started 10 days ago!!! Excited about tomorrow - running into San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge; about 22 miles out 😊😊😊
Just got into San Francisco---flew over the Golden Gate Bridge & Alcatraz! Leave here a little before midnight-and it should be dark outside! Lol! Alaska gives a whole new meaning to "I saw the light!"
While on the ferry to San Francisco took this photo of the Golden Gate Bridge. Bit of artistic licence as well!
Carleton Morse - Created Soap Opera 'One Man's Family'! Carleton E. Morse, who created "One Man's Family," the longest-running soap opera in American radio history, died on Monday. He was 91. "One Man's Family" centered on a family in the well-to-do Sea Cliff area of San Francisco, overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. The tribulations of its main characters, Fanny, Henry and Jack Barbour, dominated the national airwaves from the time the show began in 1932 until it went off the air in 1959 after 3,256 episodes. Its fame made San Franciscans proud, said a city historian, Gladys Hansen. "It was our early-day mini-series," she said. "But ours, at least, always had a full family, and everyone cared about each other. It was our adopted family. It meant home to all of us. No matter where you were, if you turned on the radio, you were home." Mr. Morse was born in 1901 in Jennings, La. He moved west with his family in 1906, just before the great earthquake. His family pushed on to Oregon but returned to Sacrament ...
How much would it cost if the King of Monsters destroyed San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge? Plenty.
Mythbusters discussed the 11th June 1960 escape from Alcatraz tonight. They say that anyone who went into the water would quickly die from the cold. Water temperature in San Francisco Bay right now is 15.3C, and presumably in June it would be a bit warmer. It is about 4-5km from Alcatraz to land on Marin Headlands near the Golden Gate bridge, though intelligently using the tide could effectively reduce this considerably. (Angel Island is closer, but we're told that tidal currents make this a bad choice). Anyhow, I finally get to my question: Given what we know about the distance and the water temperature, are there sea swimmers here who would think that they could make it to safety from Alcatraz swimming all the way? It doesn't seem beyond possibility, but there seems to be an assumption that if the escapees raincoat 'boat' failed and they landed in water, that they would certainly drown. Surely not so in June if they could swim.
Thank you all for the kind birthday wishes! I feel a lot older and wiser compared to yesterday. I have celebrated my last couple of birthdays on an airplane, and it was great to actually be home for a change. Unfortunately, this week has been packed with deadlines and exams. I spent the most part of my birthday studying (Ft – St)/St (x100)=(2.20 -2.00)/2.oo (x100) and i$ = i£ + (F-E)/E , and international currency markets (exam tomorrow morning)… BUT I ate a lot of strawberry cake and the best boyfriend in the world will take me out for a three course meal tomorrow +when finals are over, on a chocolate tasting tour in San Francisco, a whole body massage in China Town, and a Sunset Cruise with dinner and champagne under the Golden Gate Bridge!!! I am a lucky girl!
Our first official bike ride around San Francisco is complete, including riding across the most iconic landmark on the West Coast, the Golden Gate Bridge, and a quick visit to San Quentin State Prison! Hi guys!
TODAY IN HISTORY: "On May 28, 1937, President Franklin D. Roosevelt pressed a button in Washington, D.C., signaling that the new Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco was officially open to vehicular traffic." ~The American Patriot's Almanac
Started the big 4 0 with a 10 miler including across the Golden Gate Bridge. Tonight, we hang with the original Sugarman, Mr. Rodriguez, himself. I remember listening to him as a kid, allowing his music to carry me to a world far, far away. And here I am today, sitting on a houseboat in San Francisco, wondering if this was indeed that world...
Today in History May 28th 1533 - England's Archbishop declared the marriage of King Henry VIII to Anne Boleyn valid. 1774 - The First Continental Congress convened in Virginia. 1805 - Napoleon was crowned in Milan, Italy. 1863 - The first black regiment left Boston to fight in the U.S. Civil War. 1892 - The Sierra club was organized in San Francisco, CA. 1900 - Britain annexed the Orange Free State. 1918 - Azerbaijan declared independence. 1928 - Chrysler Corporation merged with Dodge Brothers, Inc. 1929 - Warner Brothers debuted "On With The Show" in New York City. It was the first all-color-talking picture. 1934 - The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy. 1937 - U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt pushed a button in Washington, DC, signaling that vehicular traffic could cross the newly opened Golden Gate Bridge in California. 1940 - During World War II, Belgium surrendered to Germany. 1953 - The Walt Dis ...
77 years ago on this day, San Francisco changed forever. Happy 77th birthday to the biggest celebrity in the city, the Golden Gate Bridge! photo by
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Today is Tuesday, May 27, the 147th day of 2014. There are 218 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 27, 1937, the newly completed Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, California, was opened to pedestrian traffic (vehicles began crossing the next day). On this date: In 1896, 255 people were killed when a tornado struck St. Louis, Missouri, and East St. Louis, Illinois. In 1929, Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. married Anne Morrow in Englewood, New Jersey. In 1933, the Chicago World's Fair, celebrating "A Century of Progress," officially opened. Walt Disney's Academy Award-winning animated short "The Three Little Pigs" was first released. In 1935, the Supreme Court struck down the National Industrial Recovery Act. In 1936, the Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary left England on its maiden voyage to New York. In 1941, the British Royal Navy sank the German battleship Bismarck off France, with a loss of some 2,000 lives, three days after the Bismarck sank the HMS Hood. In 1942, ...
28 May 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco was ceremonially opened to vehicles by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Today in History: May 27: 1564 John Calvin, one of the dominant figures of the Protestant Reformation, dies in Geneva. 1647 Achsah Young becomes the first woman known to be executed as a witch in Massachusetts. 1668 Three colonists are expelled from Massachusetts for being Baptists. 1813 Americans capture Fort George, Canada. 1907 The Bubonic Plague breaks out in San Francisco. 1919 A U.S. Navy seaplane completes the first transatlantic flight. 1929 Colonel Charles Lindbergh marries Anne Spencer Murrow. 1935 The Supreme Court declares President Franklin Roosevelt's National Recovery Act unconstitutional. 1937 San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge opens. 1941 The German battleship Bismarck is sunk by British naval and air forces. 1942 German General Rommel begins a major offensive in Libya with his Afrika Korps. 1944 American General MacArthur lands on Biak Island in New Guinea. 1960 A military coup overthrows the democratic government of Turkey. 1969 Construction begins on Walt Disney World in Florida. 1972 ...
The Lions Gate is not as extravagant as the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco but it is part of Vancouver and it is still quite the sight at night time!
Out at the ranch yesterday evening... This is the view from "Sunset Ridge". The mountain top in the background is Mt. Tamalpais which is on the north side of the Golden Gate Bridge. This view is looking across the bay to the mountains (Tamalpais) which have the Pacific Ocean on the other side. I can see from Napa to San Francisco, with binoculars, and watch the fog roll in.
We had a wonderful day in San Francisco today. We went to the National Maritime Museum on the waterfront and to Fisherman's Wharf. We had lunch at Capurro's at the Wharf. We then drove around and found the Lombard Street which is so steep it winds back and forth as it descends. We saw the streetcars and I got a good photo of the Golden Gate Bridge. All in all, it was a great day.
It's set in San Francisco and highlights the Golden Gate Bridge but it's based on Chris Christie and the George Washington.
We had an amazing adventure to San Francisco over the weekend. We probably put in 50,000 miles of walking. Lmao.. Ok... maybe not that many! Lol... We started out at Neiman Marcus for lunch, then off to pier 39, China Town an many, many, pubs along the way an last of all ended up in Sausalito with a beautiful view of the Golden Gate Bridge! :-P
Shot by California filmmaker Gary Yost, “Full Moon Rising Over SF” captures a red-tinted moon as it rises behind the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. Sped up to 10x speed, the video is fittingl...
Coming up on the KRON 4 News at 5 p.m.: - KRON 4's Maureen Kelly shows us the damage after a series of suspicious fires in San Francisco's Mission district -Why there's so much road confusion around the Golden Gate Bridge and how one determined driver got past the barricade. -The first interview with LA Clippers Owner Donald Sterling since his racist rant. Watch on KRON 4 or online at:
San FranCISCO (KRON) — The weekend redesign of the last San Francisco exit before drivers get on the Golden Gate Bridge is causing confusion and even a serious wreck during the Monday morning commute.
San Francisco looks just like in the movies. Hills with pastel Art Deco houses jammed together one after the other. Heading towards the Golden Gate Bridge now.
I definitely got my workout today with over four miles of pounding the city streets. I thought that I was being smart utilizing my "smart" phone along with the Google Maps application to try to unlock some of the mysteries of San Francisco's city transit system. It turns out that the app wasn't as slick as I initially thought it was. It doesn't differentiate between city busses and "other" commercial busses. I tried to board a bus with my Muni pass and the driver got really short with me for trying to do so. A passenger in the back came to my rescue and told me where to board the correct bus for my desired destination; which I did. Once I got to the Marina District I figured that I would walk the rest of the way because it was such a lovely day and the scenery was just splendid. Me and the Time Bandits got some great photos. After a while, I started to notice there weren't any city bus stops anywhere but kept on walking anyway and, before I knew it, I was standing beneath the Golden Gate Bridge. My ...
The best view of San Francisco you can see from here. Vista Point across the Golden Gate Bridge. In my opinion, this is the best view and place in the city to take good pictures and relax. because we love this city! This photo doesn't have any filter.
Takeoff RWY 28L, with a climbout towards the sunset over the Pacific Ocean. Right turn to pass the Golden Gate bridge and downtown San Francisco. Two "problems": 1) The video is 6:30. 2) Irresistibly tempting to immediately fly to San Francisco. Can help you with number 2). Just buy a ticket! ✈️ Welcome to SAS!
Crossing the Golden Gate Bridge as I head to San Francisco's international airport! The adventure has begun!
Taking a break from book tour in San Francisco to watch sunset at The Palace of the Legion of Honor high atop the Golden Gate Bridge. Tonight speaking at East West Books in Mountain View, CA and Friday at Town Hall in Seattle!
:: Excactly 600 years ago, today (on March 28, 1776), the Presidio here in San Francisco, Earth -- the present site of Starfleet Command (and for a while in the early days, Starfleet Academy) -- was founded by Spain. Today, the Presidio is located across the San Francisco Bay from Starfleet Academy. The new Golden Gate Bridge (still under construction) connects the facilities of Starfleet Command with the Starfleet Academy campus at Horseshoe Bay.
Here are some FUN activities in the SF / Bay Area this weekend (April 18 – 20). Happy Easter! Watch Amazing & Massive Sand Art Creation | Ocean Beach SAT Andres Amador is an earthscape artist from San Francisco who is well known for creating massive sand drawings on the beach using only a rake and some volunteers. His next project is at Ocean Beach right down from the Cliff House from 7:30-9:30 am on Saturday, April 19, 2014. Earth Day 2014 Festival | Civic Center SAT Every year, up to 10,000 people from the Bay Area, and beyond converge at U.N. Plaza/ Civic Center to celebrate Earth Day San Francisco. Race Start Ceremony: Clipper Round the World Yacht Race | SF SAT Get amongst the action and watch the twelve teams race under the Golden Gate Bridge into the changeable conditions that the remaining global course brings on race start day, Saturday, April 19, 2014. 2014 Sisters’ Easter Celebration w/ Hunky Jesus Contest | Golden Gate Park SUN The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, the kabuki-inspired cros ...
Start this relay in San Francisco and cross the Golden Gate Bridge to make your way through Wine Country. Yuck it up at the finish line party where you'll collect your new bling, the Gold Rush medal.
San Francisco is home to the Golden Gate Bridge, foggy summers, amazing food and super savvy mamas rockin' the business world. We decided that it's about time to give major props to Bay Area moms who are kicking booty and taking names, whether it be on the techie front, the world of words, film, des...
Latest ETAs for fleet arrival into San Francisco, USA The Clipper Race fleet will soon see the Golden Gate Bridge on the horizon, which marks the finish line for Race 10, from Qingdao, China to San Francisco, USA.
10 mile run in the books. One week until Rock n Roll San Francisco Half Marathon. Run, in the sun, and across the Golden Gate Bridge. It has been a great weekend!
There are days when you are just real happy to be a part of standup paddling and today was one of those days. On the beaches of San Francisco Bay under the gaze of the Golden Gate Bridge basking in sunshine, warm Spring temps and a light bay breeze over 40 SUP competitors of all ages and experience enjoyed a fun filled and competitive day of racing. Big shout out to Brent, Mel and John of the StFYC for their great spirit and efforts, the club is amazing host and we're looking forward to race on April 26 to determine the series champions. Also, big thanks to the Alexiou family of Santa Cruz for the great racing and great photos to come as well as Steve Funk and the boys who came down from Tahoe to race and take home some hardware. Look for more photos as well from Renee Hoyer-Nielsen, Haakon's mom. SUP on!!
A day out to San Francisco. A wasted opportunity unable to visit the prison for the worst prisoner, Alcatraz. Only manage to take a shoot of it on a ferry ride. Golden Gate Bridge. Sea lions. And a mobile island.
So excited to go to California not only do we get to see family, but we are going to The Walt Disney Family Museum, the Exploratorium at its new home and a harbor cruise around the Golden Gate bridge and Alcatraz. After being to San Francisco so many times I can't believe I get to finally do a bunch of touristy stuff!! :)
If you every want to know what the drive into San Francisco along the Golden Gate Bridge looks like on a perfectly clear day here you go ;)
New to our list! Frank Family Pinot Noir. Gets a great review! 4.0 star rating 3/2/2014 We rode our bikes over the Golden Gate Bridge and it was the highlight of our trip in San Francisco. Blazing Saddles gave us a card for a complimentary appetizer for the Trident. They also told us they have complimentary bike parking too. We weren't sure if we were going to stop or not. However it appeared to be a really cool restaurant right on the water and as we approached the restaurant we wanted to have a waterfront view and glass of wine. Lucky us- it was Happy Hour! Woo Hoo! We ordered two glasses of $5 Happy Hour white wine, two fish tacos, a clam chowder bread bowl and calamari. As we sipped our wine the sun was going down and our experience at the Trident is a memorable one. The food was enjoyable and we both thought for Happy Hour food it was very good. The highlight was the Frank Family Pinot Noir and it made our evening magical to have a superb wine and beautiful setting. We would come back to the Trident ...
46 people jumped to their deaths from San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge last year - the most since it opened in 1937 h…
Sometimes I go for a walk on Google Maps. Today I've been to San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.
Suicide Rates Hit Record High At Golden Gate Bridge A tragic record is being reported out of San Francisco. The amount of people who have jumped to their death from the Golden Gate Bridge is at it’s highest since it opened 77 years ago. The count is 2000 since it's been open. This should definitely be put in the gun control bill as bridge control.
I don't think anyone should take this very seriously, but it does illustrate how diverse our State truly is. He made some interesting choices here. Personally, I find Marin County and San Francisco to be very similar. It would be odd to cross the Golden Gate Bridge (by car, bike or on foot) and find yourself in a different state - especially for this Bay Area native who is accustom to driving many hours before entering a new state :)
When I first moved here the Golden Gate Bridge toll was .50 cents. NOW it's going up to 7 bucks and 8 by 2018? What a shakedown!! I would rather take the Richmond/San Rafael bridge, go thru Berkeley and cross Oakland Bay Bridge into SF than get stiffed and charged 7 bucks just for the privilege of entering San Francisco.
Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco, California, USA. The way the sun is hitting it, makes it look like it is on fire. Beautiful.
How great is it to live in California? I mean, I can see the San Francisco skyline from my back porch. I can walk to the Golden Gate Bridge if I want. I wake up to the awesome sight of Mt. Tamalpais every morning. And, like my son Peter and his late dog Chase pictured here, I can be in Yosemite in less than three hours. Or, on a really good day when my sons Gabe and Peter and their wives Jen and Sierra are in town like in my cover photo above, we can all meet for brunch in Hayes Valley. The other pic is Gabe wearing my Sacramento Union baseball cap when I had a sweet job writing columns for the oldest paper West of the Mississippi, where both Mark Twain and Herb Caen were employed. I have never taken California for granted; never will. We are very blessed.
Today has been one of the best days of my life. Spent time with family, got to go to San Francisco, saw the Golden Gate Bridge, saw Alcatraz, and saw the Pacific Ocean. All of these things were completely new to me. Although some stuff got really emotional because this was a trip I planned to take with my Dad, I got to keep my promise to him and put a flower in my hair. Now I'm boarded my first leg of my flight home.
On this very special day, I'd just like to take a little time to spread a little love to someone who has made the last 2+ years of my life completely awesome. Living in San Francisco has been incredible, but it wouldn't be nearly as good without you. We've gone on plenty of adventures, including Oakland A's games agains the Mariners and Yankees, trips over the Golden Gate Bridge for romantic afternoon adventures in Sausalito, and even a couple of road trips up to the Seattle and Lopez Island for the 4th of July, with stops in Eureka and a jaunt through the Redwoods. And that trip to Stinson Beach and Point Reyes... I mean, I got engaged on that trip! What I'm really trying to say is, I love my Subaru Outback. Happy Valentine's Day to all the other lovers out there, too!
I live about 2 hours from San Francisco. It is a beautiful city, a little cold in the summer, but it has the Golden Gate Bridge. One time we left before 4am so we could walk on the bridge at sunrise. It was one of the most wonderful days of my life. My boys were small, played with toy cars, and my youngest was barely out of diapers. Can it be so many yesterdays that we laughed at the beauty all around us? Another morning we drove all night to Los Angelas, through the hills above the city. Streets so narrow it almost felt like being in Europe. We had to hike, but our hands planted themselves proudly on the "O" in the Hollywood sign just as it was officially sunrise. We stayed a few hours, then drove the four hours home. Victory! Another moment I was happy I acted on instinct. It isn't always accurate. I attempted to roller blade down a mountain in Palm Springs and flew over a cliff once. It was in the middle of the night. Maybe that was my problem, it needed to be sunrise. I had a small tear in ...
International design firm IDEO (www.ideo.com) is working on a project about what the First Amendment means to people in the 21st century, and we’re looking for two different types/groups of people to interview in the San Francisco area, all centered around advocacy, the 1st Amendment, and exciting spaces. The profiles are: -A family with at least two children, who love to go on vacation to sightsee. They would rather go to SF and see the Golden Gate Bridge or Alcatraz than go camping or head to the beach and just hang out. -A “Millennial”, 18-34, who has been or is currently part of some kind of advocacy. Whether you were part or a currently part of a college political club, volunteer for Habitat for Humanity, spread the word of God, or anything in between, we’re looking for people who are active in changing things around them. If you feel like you fit any of the above profiles and are interested in helping us, we’d love to meet with you. We’ll be in the SF area during the week of February 17 ...
It was a very tiring and exhausting week but indeed a wonderful and memorable experience. We visited various famous tourists spots in California, Anaheim's famous Disneyland, The Universal Studios , famous Walk of Fame, the Red Carpet in Los Angeles's Hollywood district, Sta Monica's beachfront, a great tour in San Francisco's tourist spots, the famous Golden Gate bridge, the Bay Bridge, Pier 39 or the Fisherman's Wharf as they call it, and many more. And we had the chance to be reunited with our relatives. Many thanks to sister Leth Aguilar in touring us around.
Ida Odegaard doing what she does best, photography work. Here she is on Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, Ca.
San Francisco is beautiful, even in the fog. Check the Golden Gate Bridge off your Bucket List this year!
Most visitors to San Francisco head for the Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf and of course Alcatraz. Although the cool, alternative city has so much more to offer. From giant street slides to clubbing the night away in a museum here is my guide to the Top 10 cool things to do in San Francisco.
Love this course -- start at East Fort Baker and as you round the corner you see a gorgeous view of the bay and of San Francisco then the Golden Gate Bridge comes into view.
We love our dealers at Newport Cottages and we want everyone else know how special they are. We are starting a new feature on our blog, On the Road. Our first stop on our journey is Sprouts of San Francisco. This city is known for it’s Golden Gate Bridge, Winding Roads and Ferries. Suzanne Price is…
On the south end of San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge lies Fort Point National Historic Site, home to one...
I guess Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, Alcatraz and all the other class things San Francisco have to offer will have to do you!
Too awesome of a picture of the Golden Gate Bridge not to post! Visiting San Francisco anytime soon? Stay with us and check out great things to do at San Francisco | The Official Guide
Today, I biked a total of 33.9 miles. From my apartment up Polk Street to Fort Mason to Crissy Field, across the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito, then to Mill Valley to Strawberry, down to Belvedere and Tiburon, then on Paradise Drive all the way to Corte Madera and to the Ferry Terminal in Larkspur. After a boat ride from Larkspur to the Ferry Building in San Francisco, I rode home. I got to see a lot of Marin County that I had never been to, despite living in the Bay Area for seventeen years.
SeagateCreative partner Ross Ching offers up this amazing time-lapse film series called "Empty America." This first film reveals San Francisco, California. From the Golden Gate Bridge to Fisherman's Wharf to Lombard Street to Ghirardelli Square to the Bay Bridge - get a good look at some of San Francisco's most iconic landmarks (wiped empty of tourists and traffic). Ross worked with Thrash Lab to create this series of videos, aiming to show some of the most iconic cities in America — without people. It’s a series that was initially inspired by Matt Logue’s photo series “Empty LA”. Two years ago, Ross took Logue's concept and combined it with what he does best: time lapse photography. Ross' video “Running on Empty” was such a huge success that he wanted to expand upon it but didn’t have a budget to do so. Thanks to Thrash Lab's support, the series is now a reality.
The San Francisco Marathon is a loop course. The race starts and finishes on the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building, traversing San Francisco. The Full Marathon runs through Fisherman’s Wharf, the Marina, across the roadbed of the Golden Gate Bridge, through the Presidio and into Golden Gate Park.
TWO RIVET RULE FOR LIFE CHANGE These days, books promise easy and quick solutions to almost everything. Whether it’s a stain on your shirt or a marriage on the verge of collapse, it seems life’s problems can be corrected in just three easy steps. But in truth, our lives benefit from deep, lasting growth when we make changes slowly. At the time the Golden Gate Bridge was built in the 1930s, its designers believed their construction could withstand any magnitude earthquake. But the bridge lies just a few miles from the infamous San Andreas Fault, making it particularly vulnerable to earthquakes. As a crucial transportation hub for the San Francisco area, it was decided several sections of the bridge needed to undergo a “seismic retrofit.” There was only one problem. The bridge had to remain strong, usable, and as safe as possible against earthquakes until the retrofit was complete. To insure that, a “two rivet rule” was applied. This meant no more than two rivets at a time could be removed. If a ...
Sail under the amazing Golden Gate Bridge as well as the incredible San Francisco Bay Bridge while touring San Francisco's many landmarks. Book...
Is done. The news came on Nelson Mandela’s day is done. The news, expected and still unwelcome, reached us in the United Sta Our skies were leadened. His day is done. We see you, South African people standing speechless at the slamming of that final doo Our spirits reach out to you Bantu, Zulu, Xhosa, Boer. We think of you and your son of Africa, your father, your one more wonder of the world. We send our souls to you as you reflect upon your David armed with a mere stone, facing Would the man survive? Could the man survive? His answer strengthened men and women around the world. In the Alamo, in San Antonio, Texas, on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, i His stupendous heart intact, his gargantuan will hale and hearty. He had not been crippled by brutes, nor was his passion for the rights of human Even here in America, we felt the cool, refreshing breeze of freedom. When Nelson Mandela took the seat of Presidency in his country where formerly he We saw him accept the world’s award in Norway wit ...
So I'm living in San Francisco, California (Golden Gate Bridge visible from the kitchen window) with my own studio apt that looks just like Carrie's from Sex and the City, it was just me and my baby girl Lelu at Christmas. I was laying in bed in front of the fireplace (electric, of course) looking at my big decorated black tree and watching all my favorite holiday movies on TV...best dream ever!!! Hoping for a dream come true in 2014!!!
Day 27: I am thankful for the wonderful memories we have with Joslyn Grace. These are some of the things I'm so thankful we got to do with her:: 1. That she got to dip her little toes in the Pacific Ocean. 2. That she ate clam chowder on the pier in San Francisco. 3. That she went over the Golden Gate Bridge. 4. That we spent the day at the huge Monterey Bay Aquarium.And she loved it...and tried to take home a starfish from the petting tank... 5. That she went on a cross country road trip..and did wonderful! 6. That she ate alligator & liked it. 7. That she went to the aquarium and zoo in Dallas. 8. That she had pets, and loved them dearly. Pictures of Carmel got us thru many long days in the hospital. 9. That she loved riding in her Barbie jeep. 10. That she was a little fashionista & insisted on wearing her crown and Easter basket to Walmart. 11. That she thought everyone was her friend, she was such a friendly baby. 12. That she was more interested in playing with the wrapping paper with her Daddy than ...
San Francisco is a cool place. Although it was raining and with very low clouds, we did get to see the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. I drove down the famous Lombard Street and we dined at Fisherman's Wharf. The pic below is at Lou's Fish Shack - great fish tacos and fish and chips! Next stop, Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Okay, my number is 14, so here goes: 1). I was named after the 1966 Alfred Hitchcock movie, Marnie. My parents saw the billboard, liked the name, but changed the spelling. 2). I was a nanny in Manhattan for the DuPont family. 3). I went to four different middle schools in the seventh grade. 3). My parents once let me cut school so I could be on the KFRC Dance Party in San Francisco. (Think American Bandstand, but local) 4). I talked my way into a birthday party for MTV VJ JJ Jackson back in the 80's. lol 5). I have stood on top of one of the towers of the Golden Gate Bridge. 6). My dogs are named after an actor and a musician (Gary Busey and Steve Earle) 7). I had a paper route and delivered the Daily Pilot in Huntington Beach. 8) I taught aerobics at a health club in Hayward. 9). I used to hate brussel sprouts and flan, but now if they are made right, I actually like them. 10) I earned a degree as a paralegal in the state of Utah. 11). I am NOT a morning person! (Oh wait, that's not a secret. Lol) 12). . ...
Rode down Lumbar Street and across the Golden Gate Bridge...ate sour dough bread and Ghirardelli chocolate ...walked through Mier woods, fisher mans wharf and Pier 39.served with incredible folks in East Palo Alto and also got to see the Panthers Win! Fantastic couple of days in San Francisco with my sweetie!
. I'm a Colts fan from the Bay Area. I'm currently in San Francisco and about to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge.
About 6 Months ago I decided I wanted to at least attempt a half marathon. So I signed up and posted my registration in hopes maybe a friend or two would join me. When I went to the active.com site and looked at the list of upcoming events in my 6 month goal range. Healdsburg, CA! I grew up in Mendocino County and travel home often to visit family and friends and sometimes photography projects/assignments. So I'm well aware of the beauty north of the Golden Gate Bridge that unfolds from September to November. Done deal. The thought of running throught the amber and reddish and golden tones of freshly harvested vineyards was enough motivation for me. The side benefit was I thought I would be able to recruit some Mendocino friends to join in my fun/pain. Immediately there was interest on several parts but that was all thwarted by the Nike Womens Marathon in San Francisco the same date! So I lost my friends to the big party in the city. I tried to reschedule my run. No go. So i either eat the registration .. ...
Adventures cont... San Francisco is a really beautiful city which is set on so many hills. Yesterday we did a wine tour of the Soloma & Napa Valleys. The region produces lots of Pinot Noir which is a favourite of mine so I was excited. We visited the Muir Redwood forest which was pretty. Stopped at 3 vineyards purchased a couple of yummy bottles. Got dropped off at Sausalito which is where Otis Redding wrote "Sitting on The Dock of the Bay" because this town sits across for, the San Francsico Bay Area and gets unbelievable views of the city and Golden Gate Bridge. We then caught the ferry back to the city so we could catch these sites. Today we headed out to Fishermans Wharf which reminded me lots of Fremante. Then caught another boat out to Alcatraz for our night tour of "The Rock". Was tour was really well down and really interesting. Was also friggin freezing. We were rugged up like we were heading to the snow. Early night tonight for our early flight tomorrow to our last stop on this adventure before ...
We walked over the Golden Gate Bridge today easy walk took us 55 mins but we were stopping for photo's etc, my phone went flat as usual, amazing views. Much longer than the Brooklyn Bridge bit scary if your scared of heights. We were really lucky it was a beautiful clear day and no fog which is amazing for San Francisco. It was a great day apart from walking all over the city, those hilly streets kill, they are worse than walking the bridge !
Family & friends I just got into my motel room in San Francisco, had a smooth flight from Hawaii. Looking forward to checking out the Bay Area & city tomorrow, & hopefully go across the Golden Gate Bridge. It 12.00pm here & only left Hawaii at 2.00pm so the flight was only 4 hours long but flying into another Time Zone made us arrive at 10.30pm which was really only 7.00pm Hawaii time so I'm losing time as I go on lol
My best run EVER! at the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco (Business Trip). What an experience! Check this Bucket List off!
:: Casualty and damage reports from the four major Breen targets here on Earth are still being updated by the hour. However, for now, here's what we know about those targets. (I'll leave Starfleet casualty/damage reports for another update): San Francisco was hit hard in the Breen attack on Wednesday. Beyond the severe damage to Starfleet Headquarters and Starfleet Academy, the Golden Gate Bridge was destroyed. I believe it collapsed as a result of weapons fire, falling debris, and at least one Breen fighter that rammed into the suspension cables. As of today, there is no more Golden Gate Bridge; all that remains are the supports at both ends of the Bay. Three tall buildings in downtown San Francisco have also collapsed, taking down partial structures nearby as they fell. One of these collapsed towers is the historic 48-floor Transamerica Pyramid. Downtown San Francisco is a mess right now. The fires have been put out, and structural engineers are assessing the buildings that remain standing. In addition, ...
We had a great day exploring San Francisco. We saw the Golden Gate Bridge, the sea lions at Pier 39, then hiked to Lombard Street (the most crooked, and I would say steep street in the world) and walked to Chinatown. We rode the trolley and a 1948 cable car still in commission. Looking forward to exploring Napa Valley this afternoon after class this morning.
sharing thoughts regarding Columbus Day via my poem: San Francisco, May 1993 for Lawrence Ferlinghetti visited Lawrence Ferlinghetti flew to San Francisco super shuttled to City Lights keys at the front desk with address and map wandered streets Kerouac Alley Kenneth Rexroth Place lost for hours small suitcase weighed down with heavy words "The Mask is the Path of the Star" Diane di Prima's chapbook Published in Heaven Series White Fields Press limited edition of 50 copies to meet her and have them signed where is Diane di Prima on Laguna Haight-Asbury San Francisco Art Institute "the only war that matters is the war against the imagination" and I'm searching for Diane di Prima where is Lawrence Ferlinghetti on Francisco Telegraph Hill North Beach City Lights "Poets come out of your closets open your windows, open your doors, You have been holed up too long In your closed worlds..." and I'm searching for Lawrence Ferlinghetti walked Golden Gate Bridge into the wind Alcatraz and sailboats one ...
Today I heard that Muir Woods (the forest in the foothills of San Francisco) and Stinson Beach (the beach near where the Golden Gate Bridge sits) are closed and also, citations were given at the Grand Canyon!! However Congresses personal fitness club is still open!! WHAT THE!?
"Oracle wins 7th straight in America's Cup" 'The longest America's Cup in history will come down to two 72-foot, space-age catamarans making a final, dramatic sprint around San Francisco Bay, on a five-leg course framed by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Skipper Jimmy Spithill and defending champion Oracle Team USA saw to that by extending their almost unimaginable winning streak to seven on Tuesday to force a winner-take-all finale against Emirates Team New Zealand.'
...San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge emerges from the mist...and flying across the water,the Emirates'Team New Zealand challenger for the America's Cup...one win to go...a whole country holds its breath...
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