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Vibrant Color Footage of San Francisco in 1958

4 days agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

Jeff Altman recently uploaded some gorgeous color footage of San Francisco which was filmed in 1958 during a visit to the city by Altman’s grandfather. Some aspects of the city–the cable cars, Chinatown, and the Golden Gate Bridge–were remarkably similar some 50 years ago. Others, like the cars, the indoor smoking, and Union Square, were […]

Bridge Out: 1935

San Francisco, 1935. "Oldsmobile coupe and Golden Gate Bridge under construction." Only two more years and this lady will be able to cross. 8x10 film negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

What Are NY And SF Doing In Ted Cruz's Campaign Video?

In Ted Cruz's first official presidential campaign video, there are gratuitous shots of New York's Brooklyn Bridge and SF's Golden Gate Bridge. But why? [ more › ]

Upward Oldsmobile: 1940

San Francisco, 1940. "Oldsmobile sedan and pedestrians ascending steep grade." With the Palace of Fine Arts and Golden Gate Bridge in the distance. 8x0 film negative, originally from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

$100 Million Hillsborough Estate Hits the Market But With An Eccentric Twist

The San Francisco area is known for many great things: the Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz and Ghiradelli Chocolate, but if you?re in the market for a luxury home with Tuscan-sty... via

Delphi’s self-driving car is set to take a road trip from San Francisco to NYC

On March 22, one Audi will depart from the Golden Gate Bridge to take a 3,500 mile road trip to New York City—on the face of it, there's nothing too remarkable about this, the fabled cross-country route has been taken by many thousands before. But this trip

Extending north of San Francisco’s iconic Golden Gate Bridge, the sanctuaries will now be permanently off-limits to drilling

The Obama Administration has announced plans to nearly triple the size of two major marine sanctuaries off the coast of Northern California. After more than a decade of public comment and research by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...Show More Summary

Obama Beats Back Oil Industry, Protects Marine Life Haven Almost As Large As Connecticut

Stretching north from the Golden Gate Bridge, the protected area will now be nearly the size of Connecticut. The post Obama Beats Back Oil Industry, Protects Marine Life Haven Almost As Large As Connecticut appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Golden Gate Jumper Claims Sea Lion Saved Him

A man who tried to end his life by jumping off San Francisco’s famous bridge says he was kept alive by a sea lion, and is now dedicating his life Read More The post Golden Gate Jumper Claims Sea Lion Saved Him appeared first on Ecorazzi.

'San Andreas' trailer: Dwayne Johnson gets rocked by quakes and waves

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Here are some places you don't want to be when the Big One hits, according to the new trailer for "San Andreas": the Hollywood Sign. The Hoover Dam. The Golden Gate Bridge.

USS San Francisco Memorial

This spot is the USS San Francisco Memorial, and completely overlooked by most tourists. There’s a lot more to discover in the surrounding area and well worth a visit. See the Golden Gate Bridge on the right. The views are … Continue reading ?

On the Market: Stunning Comstock One-Bedroom Lists for a Stunning $2.495M

The most expensive one-bedroom on the market right now is at the Comstock in Nob Hill. With floor-to-ceiling windows looking out over Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Coit Tower, it feels more like a live-in observation deck....

Wait, Why Is X-Men: Apocalypse Going To Feature A Giant Spaceship?

Over the last 15 years, moviegoers have seen a lot of weird things happen in the X-Men movies, from skeletons being covered with an indestructible metal, to the Golden Gate bridge being ripped from its hinges, to time travel. However,...Show More Summary

Night Flight Over San Francisco

It’s not often you get to see a night flight over the city, but this one in HD is pretty awesome. They did a great job shooting the airport (SFO), which is not usually allowed. The Golden Gate Bridge and … Continue reading ?

Honolulu Clipper: 1939

Aug. 28, 1939. "Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco. General Motors exhibit of GMC trucks with Pan American Airways Clipper Ship at Treasure Island. Bay Bridge in background." The Boeing 314 flying boat Honolulu Clipper. 8x10 Agfa negative from the Wyland Stanley collection. View full size.

San Francisco, 1960s

2 months agoVehicles / Cars :

Richard C. Clark’s father – also named Richard C. Clark – at one point served as the public relations manager for the Golden Gate Bridge, and as such had pretty much unlimited access to the bridge. Richard the younger said he recalls getting to go to the top of the north tower as a kid, […]

The Peltzman Effect on the Golden Gate

A safety barrier on the median was just installed on the Golden Gate Bridge; unintended consequences follow. …in the days since the more secure movable median barrier was installed, the average speed of drivers on the approach from the north has jumped even though the speed limit was lowered from 55 to 45 miles per […]

Oddly Soothing: Plugging Pylons on the Golden Gate Bridge

2 months agoHumor : Neatorama

(Video Link) Like the bricklaying video I posted a couple years ago, there's something calming and appealing about watching someone become, through practice, the master of a skill you might not think of. This employee of the Golden Gate Bridge Transportation District can plug pylons into holes made for them along the Golden Gate Bridge. Show More Summary

AM Linkage: Oakland Project Nixes McMansions; Uber Flouting CA Law

Photo via Sergio Ruiz · Golden Gate Bridge barrier leads to rampant speeding · Big Oakland housing proposal revived, sans McMansions · Uber suspends drivers who properly register cars · BART board urges nixing $70K fine on 2014 protesters ·...

Oh No, Hollywood Attacks SF Once Again: “PIXELS” Coming July 24th – Golden Gate Bridge in Jeopardy, Again – Sandler!

TweetThis PIXELS movie looks absolutely dreadful already: I decided that PIXELS will be a horrible movie after seeing this teaser poster and then reading about 14 words into this description: When aliens misinterpret video-feeds of classic arcade games as a declaration of war, they attack the Earth using the games as models for their various […]

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