Confession time: Before I moved to San Francisco, I thought that “Golden Gate” was simply the name given to a bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County. Then I saw a map of San Francisco from around 1900 and noticed that the...Show More Summary
Not many movies go from "eh" to "wow." "The Age of Adaline" is one of them. "Gossip Girl" star Blake Lively plays the title character, a woman who meets and loses her husband during the construction of the Golden Gate bridge, then miraculously...Show More Summary
Unless fans of failed 1853 Whig Party gubernatorial candidate William Waldo make a last stand, California will be soon be getting a Robin Williams Tunnel. A bill to rename the tunnel, which connects the Golden Gate Bridge to Marin County and was once part of the comedian's daily commute, sailed...
image credit The Golden Gate Bridge is under attack. Corrosive salt air, roadway contaminants, age, UV rays - all these things are trying to turn the majestic span into a pitted skeleton.Luckily the bridge has a powerful ally: an elite squad of painters, numbering just a few dozen. Show More Summary
April 14--Marin transportation officials approved a new seven-year contract on Monday for bus service with the bridge district's Golden Gate Transit. Officials said it provides flexibility in services needed as well as a 6 percent cost...Show More Summary
San Francisco is definitely a place where you can make incredible memories, and the opportunities to create them are numerous. Think about seeing the Golden Gate Bridge in person. It is nothing like the postcard versions, and riding a cable car is nothing like watching an old Rice-A-Roni commercial. Show More Summary
Attention all Uber X and Lyft drivers, their passengers, and all those of you who own cars and are going to try to use Van Ness or Franklin to get yourselves to the Marina, Golden Gate Bridge, or North Beach this weekend: You are going to be sitting in awful traffic. [ more › ]
This video from Jeb Corliss is circulating on Facebook after he recently posted it, though it was shot in 2001 or 2002 (he's unsure of the year). [ more › ]
Bravo Media crosses the Golden Gate Bridge into the home of the latest generation of tech giants, on the supersized series premiere of “Million Dollar Listing San Francisco” airing Wednesday, July 8
I was trying to figure out a way to get a picture of the sun setting on the middle of the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco, but alas that just didn't seem possible without a boat. Instead I had to settle for seeing the sun shine through both the base span of the bridge, as well as some beautiful flowers currently in bloom. Show More Summary
A photo from 1935, found at Shorpy (click to embiggen).
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 […]
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.
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.
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 JustLuxe.com
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
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
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.
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.
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.