There's nothing quite like passing 2800 feet over the Golden Gate Bridge in a United Airlines 747. This was an incredible moment on a day filled with such special bits. The post VIDEO: Departing San Francisco on the United 747 Farewell Flight appeared first on Wandering Aramean.
Sure, you’ve seen the Golden Gate Bridge, but since the span’s 75th birthday in 2012, the Golden Gate National Recreation Area has added and renovated areas to provide even better views of California’s superstar superstructure. The added capacity comes just in time: Crowds mean officials often...
That pair of teens who are basically every parent's nightmare will plead guilty to misdemeanor trespassing and likely have to do community service, and pay a fine. [ more › ]
TweetBeing atop an old gun battery just west of the Golden Gate Bridge Toll Plaza isn’t the best place to see the Fleet Week airshow, and it’s not exactly easy to get to, owing to jammed traffic, but it’s where I ended up. Here are some photos from Friday practice day. Two of things are […]
TweetIDK. But man, there’s just so much traffic (whales, boats,kite boarders, tankers, container ships, barges, etc.) under and near our Golden Gate Bridge that collisions are inevitable. This captain was trolling for whale, for example, just this past summer: This fishing balena is going to pop up somewhere, so let’s circle around until that happens: […]
TweetBecause, apparently, all the reasons why airplanes aren’t allowed to horse around with the GGB have ZERO APPLICATION to helicopters. See? Apparently…
If you were outside Sunday afternoon almost anywhere in the city you likely saw a big heart that was skywritten overhead. [ more › ]
Summer of Love sticks around for fall Those looking toward the Golden Gate Bridge on Sunday noticed a surprising sight: A gigantic heart appearing in the sky right over the world’s most famous span. The amorous skywriting was sponsored...Show More Summary
To prove it, the action camera maker took reporters in a sea plane and across hair-pin terms.
The Golden Gate Bridge is amazing, don't get us wrong. But San Francisco is a great city that offers tourists — and locals — dozens of landmarks off the beaten path.
Defendant's confession is deemed admissible in the Kate Steinle muder trial, CHP seeks toll booth thieves, and Golden Gate Bridge toll might get hiked again. [ more › ]
TweetHere you go – the paint’s still wet: When I say GGB-style, I mean the way they do things on the narrow sidewalk of the east side of the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s kind of the same thing up there. Anyway, here you have it – our brand-new painted pedestrian crosswalks on the Golden Gate […]
Many San Francisco residents didn't even want the Golden Gate Bridge. That's right, the city's vaunted reputation as an adventurous, trendsetting city may be true in some respects, but history has shown us that when it comes to major new structures or buildings, the initial response is often: "Forget about it."
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With bathrooms boasting Transamerica Pyramid and Golden Gate Bridge tile work Photos via Pacific Union Willis Polk designed some of the dreamiest abodes in the city. Most notably? The Hobart Building, the Pacific-Union Club, and this strip of Edwardians in Nob Hill. Show More Summary
Thursday Aug 31 saw the annual Ronstan bridge to bridge race hosted by the St. Francis Yacht Club with 39 foiling boards, kites, cats & moths. Its an all out drag race from the mouth of the San Francisco Bay under the Golden Gate Bridge downwind to Yerba Buena Island at the foot of the Bay bridge. Show More Summary
Starting today, if you have some spare time, and the Star Wars app on your phone, you can hold it up to take a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge and see a Star Destroyer hovering over it and Tie Fighters flying by. [ more › ]
From sandy shores by the Golden Gate Bridge to tide pools in Bolinas, these spots provide the perfect escape Labor Day weekend approaches. And this weekend promises to be blisteringly hot. Temperatures along the coast could reach upShow More Summary
Right-wing group claims AM march plan, although it’s possible no one will show A right-wing group claims it plans to block traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge Wednesday morning to protest San Francisco policies. A Facebook page called “Conservative Rustles”—which has only eight members—says it will rally in the Presidio at 9 a.m. Show More Summary