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The (CGI) Embarcadero Freeway and San Francisco’s skyline as seen in the opening scenes of the 2007 movie Zodiac.

Cinematic San Francisco – The City on Film

Generations of moviegoers have come to know the City by the Bay for its geography, architecture and robust history. ForRead More
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Alcatraz Inmate 1518-AZ

Meyer Harris “Mickey” Cohen (September 4, 1913 – July 29, 1976) was a gangster based in Los Angeles and partRead More
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screenshots of The Rock

Lights, Camera, Action!

San Francisco has been an iconic location for great movies and TV shows. One of the most celebrated attractions thatRead More
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seven imposed images collage style

7 Ways To Play While Tourists Are Away

It may be low season for San Francisco tourism, but it’s a high time for locals to get out andRead More
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HP at Alcatraz in Cellhouse in Library

Albus and Scorpius Do Time On Alcatraz

Nope, this isn’t the last ferry to Azkaban…  As most Harry Potter fans are aware, Harry Potter and the CursedRead More
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Get Ready Bay Area! Day Trips To Alcatraz Are A Thing This Winter

Annual Pushes
Alcatraz Cruises is launching its third annual “Buy One, Get One Free” (BOGO) ticket promotion. Although Alcatraz Cruises’ tours oftenRead More
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Bass-Tub original

Chip Off The Old Salt Block

It’s no wonder Captain Erik (“Tubby”) Anfinson has salt in his veins, his father Clifford Anfinson was a boat personRead More
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Eloy Martinez on Alcatraz Island

Witnessing the Occupation of Alcatraz

Eloy Martinez is a retired contractor in the flooring business. Originally from four corners in Colorado, he grew up inRead More
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Alcatraz Island Indians of All Tribes Occupation

Exhibit: Red Power on Alcatraz: Perspectives 50 Years Later

In 1969, a group of Native American activists called the Indians of All Tribes arrived on Alcatraz Island. They spokeRead More
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occupiers on Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Occupation History

The broader story of the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz 50 years ago could easily include a larger chunk ofRead More
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