I have a soft spot for all things Italian. I love the language, culture and especially the food. When I first moved to San Francisco (after living in Italy) I lived on Telegraph Hill and I did a lof of my shopping in North Beach, which has traditionally been an Italian neighborhood of San Francisco, dating back to the early 1900’s. Show More Summary
TweetThink my previous personal best was 46, over J-Town. 2017, Over the Panhandle: 2005, Over Telegraph Hill:
The most expensive zip code in San Francisco isn’t in one of the city’s tony northern neighborhoods, like Pacific Heights or Telegraph Hill. In fact, it’s not north at all, but south—South Beach to be exact. That’s right, 94105 is the priciest zip code in San Francisco, according to data from property research site Property
TweetFor some reason dese boids live in Frisco’s northeast but then commute southwest on a daily basis. So in the morning, you see them over the Western Addition going southwest and then in the evening, you see them heading back northwest, as here over the Golden Gate Park Panhandle, as seen a while back: I […]
San Francisco, 1926. "Paige sedan (Series 2) at Pioneer Park, Telegraph Hill." 5x7 glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
Steph Curry's philanthropy, teens' BART discount, Telegraph Hill's coyote. [ more › ]
This despite a reported "litany" of complaints and letters of objection from the always cantankerous dwellers of Telegraph Hill. [ more › ]
Julius’ Castle, the long-dormant Telegraph Hill landmark where generations of San Francisco families celebrated wedding anniversaries and graduations, will get a new lease on life after the Planning Commission voted Thursday to allow...Show More Summary
The historic restaurant on the cliffs of Telegraph Hill, Julius' Castle, in operation from 1924 until a decade ago, may finally reopen if the Planning Commission OKs it today. [ more › ]
Tiny home on the hill At least there’s no bathroom in the kitchen. This petite studio in Telegraph Hill, coming in at cinched 232 square feet, might be small in size, but it’s big on upgrades. Renovated since it last sold in 2012 (for $165,000), 412 Green comes with new kitchen, flooring, bath, finishes. Show More Summary
Historic Telegraph Hill home from the second half of the 19th century that survived the 1906 earthquake and fire Telegraph Hill homes are a treat in and of themselves. And any house hitting the market along the famed Filbert Street Steps is a rare phenomenon. Show More Summary
Price tumble for home high on the hill What once was a four-unit building is now a single-family showpiece. Or at least it could be if someone wanted to buy it. Initially listing in June for $6.5 million, it’s prune its asking dramatically. Speaking...Show More Summary
"Russian and Telegraph hills from roof of Ferry P.O., San Francisco." Another view of the devastation wrought by the earthquake and fire of April 1906. 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.
Max Hill, Britain’s “terror watchdog,” said that Britain is more vulnerable to terror attacks nowadays than during the “dark days of IRA.” In Hill’s interview with The Sunday Telegraph, he said that Islamists and ISIS are targeting the...Show More Summary
Last Saturday, Ron Hill took a break for the first time in 19,032 days, the Telegraph reports. According to the BBC, the 78-year-old had run at least a mile every day since Dec. 20, 1964—a streak of 52 years and 39 days. Hill kept the streak alive while...
That’s one expensive rock Normally if someone said they’re buying a piece of Telegraph Hill, you’d assume they were speaking figuratively. But in the case of 1235 Sansome, the hill is very much what you’re buying. Because there really...Show More Summary
A 1,500-year-old stone inscription of the Ten Commandments was sold at a Beverly Hills auction for $850,000 on Wednesday, the Telegraph is reporting. The historic tablet, described as the “national treasure of Israel,” was sold by Rabbi Shaul Deutsch, the founder of the Living Torah Museum in Brooklyn, New York. Show More Summary
TweetThe range of dese boids has increased a lot since I first saw them on the Filbert Steps some 11 years ago: Speaking of which, they still hang out there, but they aren’t as approachable as back in the day: FAQ And some shots from the Aughts…
When digging into the digital newspaper archives, searching for San Francisco's history, I never know what I will uncover, or where the story will take me. For Telegraph Hill, it was the discovery, which some of you may already know, that there was so much dynamite blasting. Show More Summary
We first told you about the penthouse at 175 Francisco St. back in June, when the condo with seven terraces, five bedrooms and two kitchens first came to market asking $7,495,000. At the time we said, “It’s easy to imagine sitting out on this terrace (or the six others) with a glass of wine looking